Introduction to Platen Press for Letterpress Printing
Learn how to print on VisArts’ 100-year-old platen press. We’ll explore proper feeding, makeready and lock-up of your jobs.
- This class uses a historic printing press which requires the ability to stand and use your legs and arms simultaneously to operate.
- Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
Some basic paper is provided. Specialty papers or printing plates are the students responsibility. Typesetting experience preferred.