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Cancelled: Intro to Letterpress
January 18, 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 gain the basic skills you need to work during Open Hours. A materials fee coveres paper, ink, and other consumables for an introductory project.
About The Instructor
Mary Tasillo is co-founder of The Soapbox and manager of Common Press, the letterpress studio at the University of Pennsylvania. Mary has taught letterpress, book arts and papermaking locally including Fleisher Art Memorial and Mural Arts, and across the country, most recently at Haystack School of Craft in Maine.
Apply the code “SoapboxMember” at checkout for a $5 discount!
$40 for 3 hours of instruction + $10 materials fee