Letterpress Workshop - Saturday, June 17
Sat Jun 17 2023 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hazel & Violet | Phoenix, AZ
Learn the basics of letterpress printing and make your own stuff!
About this Event
Start printing with wood and metal type and our giant stash of images. Set up your project on our Reprex; Showcard Long Master; Vandercook 01 or Potter presses. Use our paper, ink, and supplies to print your own posters, cards, coasters, and more...
> Brief tour of our 6 presses, with demos and printed samples. We will show you how to operate these presses and show you samples of previous projects. Discover the analog world that still exists.
> We will tour the studio and show you all of the prints from artists and printers around the world. Great opportunity to take pictures in front of our amazing poster walls.
>Orientation regarding the type, images, paper, and ink that are available to use. Check out our many type cabinets with metal and wood type that you will get to use to make your posters or other stationery projects.
> Participants then set their own type (with ongoing instruction) and set the forms up to be printed. Get a little inky! We supply the aprons.
> PRINTING! everyone can print their posters, coasters, or stationery. People often have several projects. You can print as many items as there is time for.
> Clean up - put things back where you got them, please.
Other things to note:
No experience is required! Most of our guests have never done this before. It is good to wear older clothes, but, we have aprons. Closed-toed shoes are a good idea. You may get a little inky - but we know how to get it off. A.C. all summer long in Phoenix. Restrooms and beverages are available.
$60.00 per person – 2-hour workshop. Reservations required.
Our workshops are 2-6 people. Inquire about private group workshops or custom days and times!
Where is it happening?Hazel & Violet, 1301 NW Grand Ave #2b, Phoenix, United States
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