Letterpress Workshop via Zoom for HIW Print Expo 2021

Date: Friday, October 1, 2021 at 8:00 PM

This virtual live Zoom is an introduction to Letterpress printing with a wood type poster demonstration. This is a general lesson and Intro to Letterpress with a particular focus on typography and designing with type. We’ll discuss kerning technique and style, how to set and lockup wood/metal type and hand inking techniques. You’ll learn the basics including Letterpress terminology, hand-setting wood / lead type, make-ready, ink mixing and hand-inking.

The posters created and printed during the workshop are available for purchase at $20.00 each - free pick up from the museum, or if to be shipped, additional standard shipping applies.

Please visit http://www.howardironworks.org/hiw-pef2021/pef2021-events.html for more info and to register. We also have other workshops which might be of interest to you.

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