Three Week Hand Composition & Letterpress Course

Nov 18 2019 18:00 - Dec 02 2019 21:00

St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, EC4Y 8EQ London

Three Week Hand Composition and Letterpress Printing Course

Monday Evenings 18, 25 November and 2 December 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