Intro to Letterpress
Instructor - Michelle Wiebe
1 Day Workshop
April 10th, 2022
10:00am - 3:00pm
Get Started with Letterpress printing and try our new platen press! Looking for a quick and beautiful way to do relief printing? Using printing presses will give you the speed and flexibility to take your art to the next level. Compatible with Linocut printing, Polymer plates and Woodcuts, this class gives you the knowledge to lock these things up with lead type or on their own in their two user friendly presses!
The instructor will cover:
Operation of Vandercook SP-15 Cylinder Press
Operation of Craftsman Superior Platen Press
Tools and Terminology for Letterpress
Basic Lock-Up Techniques
Printing Linocut and Type
Troubleshooting printing issues
$125.00 Supplies included, prices not subject to GST.
Class limited to 6 Participants
Michelle Wiebe is a Cochrane, Alberta-based artist focused primarily on painting, printmaking and letterpress. With a great fondness for all things print, you can find her fixing rusty presses or spending time printing at Alberta Printmakers. Michelle is a passionate instructor with a deep love for teaching, she makes it her goal that students leave her class with quality work and the confidence to continue building their new skills.
About Alberta Printmakers:
Operating in Calgary/Mohkinstsis, A/P cultivates an inclusive and collaborative environment to learn about printmaking, to create printed works, and to pursue exciting artistic opportunities.
To learn more, please visit: www.albertaprintmakers.com | @abprintmakers