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Intro to Letterpress

October 19, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of printing letterpress at The Soapbox, from setting type, to locking up your form on the press, to printing (and cleaning!) using the proof press and Vandercook cylinder press.

Other methods of image making will be discussed. Explore our type drawers and learn the arc of the letterpress process.

About The Instructor

Celia Jailer is a printmaker with a deep love for letterpress. She is a 2018 graduate of the University of Massachussets, a previous Letterpress Studio Assistant at Penland School of Crafts, and is serving on the Soapbox Board.

Soapbox Members

Apply the code “SoapboxMember” at checkout for a $5 discount!


October 19, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm