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Introduction to Letterpress @ Blackbird Letterpress

  • Blackbird Letterpress 1607 Main Street Baton Rouge, LA, 70802 United States (map)

 Join Instructor Kathryn Hunter at Blackbird Letter press to learn the basics of the letterpress printing process. Subjects  covered are hand setting type, mixing ink, makeready, and printing on a cylinder press and a platen press. She will discuss and demonstrate printing various forms: relief (lino cuts), hand set type, and photo polymer plates. Each student will be able to get on the press and take home pieces printed in class.

$125 for the class, registration and prepayment is required in advance. All materials are provided. Space is limited to 6 students. 

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