Letterpress Workshops at RAW

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RAW Art Works is offering Letterpress workshops in Central Square

Six-Word Memoir Letterpress Workshop (Half-day) 

January 27, 9:00 am –1:00 pm OR 2:00 pm –6:00 pm

 

This half-day letterpress workshop at Raw Art Works is an introduction to letterpress printing and hand typesetting for the complete beginner. You’ll get a hands-on experience working with the materials and equipment that RAW students use to create prints and books in the “RAD” printshop. Can you describe yourself with only six words? Create your “six-word memoir” and print a poetry broadside using metal and wood type. Participants will learn the basics of typesetting, composition, and press operation. 

9 am – 1 pm* $150
TO REGISTER: https://radartistforadayam.eventbrite.com

2 pm – 6 pm* $150
TO REGISTER: https://radartistforadaypm.eventbrite.com

 

*Between 1 and 2, RAW’s Executive Director Kit Jenkins will be in-house to offer tours of the space, speak about RAW and showcase the RAD letterpress and print work of our students from the past three years!

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Letterpress Workshop (Full-day) 

February 24, 9:00 am –5:00 pm 

 

This full-day letterpress workshop at RAW will introduce you to letterpress printing and hand typesetting and give you a chance to create your own project. You’ll get hands-on experience working with the materials and equipment that RAW students use to create prints and books in the “RAD” printshop. In the morning, you’ll learn the basics of typesetting, composition, and press operation, by setting a “six-word memoir”—can you describe yourself with only six words? Create your “six-word memoir” and print a poetry broadside using metal and wood type. In the afternoon, you will be able to print an appropriately-sized project of your own design.

$250 for full-day workshop, lunch included
TO REGISTER: https://radartistforaday.eventbrite.com

 

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