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Tandem Press Printmaking Workshop: Letterpress Printing with Photopolymer Plates

Join Master Printer & Studio Manager Jason Ruhl and Education Program Coordinator Rachael Griffin at Tandem Press for a special two-day course that provides an introduction to letterpress printing on a Vandercook press using photopolymer plates.

Event Details

Saturday, July 28, 2018
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tandem Press, 1743 Commercial Ave, Madison, WI 53704
Participants will be shown images that have employed this technique to help generate ideas for their own designs and will learn how to mix inks, make photopolymer plates, and set up a Vandercook press for printing. No previous letterpress experience is required. Must be 18 or older to enroll. Participants must provide an image to work from. This class has a 10 person limit.

Saturday, July 28 & Sunday, July 29, 10am-5pm; $300 (includes photopolymer plates, paper, and ink for printing)