Letterpress Short Course
27 - 29 July 2021
Get your hands inky with tutor Mick Clayton, a compositor and printer with over 40 years' experience working in the print trade both in and around the legendary Fleet Street.
During this course students will examine the processes and application needed to create their own work using letterpress. This includes hand composition of metal and wood type and the use of our Albion, Columbian, Stanhope, Adana and Vandercook presses.
The course tutor will work with individuals to tailor the course to their abilities and interests.
The course includes induction to the workshop, health and safety, explanation of hand setting and introduction to the presses.
Subsequent courses will look at wood letter printing, two colour printing and the use of illustration blocks with type.