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Intro to Letterpress Typesetting

The deadline for this opportunity has passed.

This is the first typesetting class Alberta Printmakers is offering on our Vandercook letterpress!

Instructor: Michelle Wiebe
Date: February 20 & 27, 2020
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm (both evenings)

Over two sessions, students will learn the basics of traditional typesetting using lead typeface and printing on a Vandercook press. Working collaboratively, the students will generate text on a common theme and print their handset creations to create a mini portfolio to take home.

Members: $85
Non-members: $90

All materials provided, no experience necessary!

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