Event Title
Intro to Letterpress with Eileen Kitrick
Name Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Address 1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113
City San Diego
State CA
Zip 92113
Opening Hours Monday, 6–9 PM July 8–August 12 (6 weeks; 18 total hours of instruction)
Location Central San Diego
Telephone 858-454-5872
Email jsaucedo@ljathenaeum.org
Web Site http://www.ljathenaeum.org
   
Contact Jocelyn Saucedo  
Fee $285/305 + $15 materials fee paid to instructor Materials will be provided with the materials fee. Students can bring their own paper to print on or use what is in the studio.
Reception Date N/A
Dates Starts On 8-7-2024   Ends On 12-8-2024
Opening Days
Event Description In this class, students will learn the basics of letterpress printing with lead and wood type on Asbern cylinder and flatbed proof presses. We will get familiar with typesetting, mixing ink, proper lockup with furniture and quoins, printing techniques, and the cleaning process. Students will be able to create editions of prints and receive guidance for a project of their choice, which could include broadsides, chapbooks, posters, and cards.
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