Three Week Hand Composition & Letterpress Course

Oct 21 2019 18:00 - Nov 04 2019 21:00

St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, EC4Y 8EQ London

Three Week Hand Composition and Letterpress Printing Course

Monday Evenings 21, 28 October and 4 November 2019


Standard £195.00

Concession £175.00

During this course students will examine the processes and application needed to create their own work using letterpress. This includes hand composition of metal type and the use of our Albion, Columbian, Stanhope and Vandercook presses.

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.

Tutor: Mick Clayton