Place : GPC,
Unit 16c Griffin Mill,
London Road, Thrupp
Nr Stroud. GL5 2AZ
Cost : £130 for non-members
Phone : 01453 350885
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Letterpress workshop with Lucy Guenot
There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course
ABOUT THE COURSE:
Learn as much abut the process as possible, including how to set and use the presses. Using Adana, Albion and proofing presses, you can make postcards, posters and prints.
Looking at samples of letterpress.
Introduction to the process.
The type – wooden & metal.
Setting type – how to.
The presses – how to operate them. We will be using 3 types of press: Vandercook-type proofing press, a small Albion press & an Adana table top press
Inks – which sort to use & how to ink type.
Paper – which work best with letterpress.
Looking at the type available and start planning ideas for print.
We can print cards, postcards, posters & prints. We can overprint on existing prints or drawings.
Continue print plan ideas
Prepare paper & inks
Show of finished work
An excellent introduction for all levels.
ABOUT THE TUTOR:
Lucy Guenot is a freelance book designer & graphic artist who studied graphic design (BA) at Saint Martin’s School of Art in the 1980s.
She completed an MA in Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking at UWE, Bristol in June 2015 where she specialised in letterpress.
TO BOOK THIS COURSE: