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Three Week Hand Composition and Letterpress Course
Mon, 10 Oct 2016, 18:00 – Mon, 24 Oct 2016, 21:00 BST
Three Week Hand Composition and Letterpress Printing Course
Monday Evenings 10, 17 & 24 October
During this course students will examine the processes and application needed to create their own work using letterpress. This includes hand composition of metal type and the use of our Albion, Columbian, Stanhope and Vandercook presses.
The course includes induction to the workshop, health and safety, explanation of hand setting and introduction to the presses.
Subsequent courses will look at wood letter printing, two colour printing and the use of illustration blocks with type.
Tutor: Mick Clayton