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Intro to Letterpress – April 6 & 13

April 6, 2019, 10:00 am - April 13, 2019, 1:00 pm

Learn the basics of printing letterpress at The Soapbox in this two-sesion workshop, 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.

Saturday, April 6, 10am – 1pm & Saturday, April 13, 10am – 1pm

Participants will be able to come back during Open Hours between sessions to set type and prepare for the 2nd session.


With Marisha Simons. Marisha Simons teaches Letterpress at the University of the Arts and Tyler School of Art, is owner of Marisha Simons Designs, and is a studio holder at The Soapbox.


April 6, 2019, 10:00 am
April 13, 2019, 1:00 pm
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The Soapbox


The Soapbox
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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