Secrets of Inking for Letterpress

Learn the secrets to better printing through proper inking techniques. This workshop is an in-depth review of how to apply and manipulate ink on Cylinder, Jobbing Platen, and Tabletop Platen Presses. The instructor will provide tips on the use of rubber- and- oil-based inks on various papers. Students will learn why and how to dampen paper for better ink coverage, why allowing ink to set gives better results, and how to use bearers for better ink control. Students will also learn how to mix ink and what kind of ink additives give more control. Secrets of Inking for Letterpress provides tips that will help students at all levels to become more successful printers.

*This workshop will take place on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 6:30-9:30pm.

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