Letterpress Printing Workshops

GTO Printers offers letterpress workshops throughout the year to anyone interested in an enjoyable hands-on alternative experience to computer design. The workshops are for beginners, no experience necessary. For those wanting to handle type and operate a small press, here is your chance.

Learn the basics of letterpress in a one day workshop

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We try to run one workshop per month, but they are dependent on a minimum of 4 attendees. Note, workshops only proceed if fully booked.

WORKSHOP COST

Cost is $150 plus GST per person, max of 4 people. A deposit will be required to confirm your place.

Contact us on our workshop email or phone for more info.

VIDEO INTRODUCTION

Please take a look at our YouTube video channel which includes introduction videos about GTO printers.

WORKSHOP STRUCTURE

  1. 9.30am - 12.30pm Handset and print type in a creative way Jumping straight in, participants will draw on an eclectic collection of lead and wood type and ornaments, to design and print a page of a font catalogue.
  2. 1.00pm - 4.00pm Letterpress Postcard Participants will design and produce a set of personal cards with their own choice of subject. This is an opportunity to create your own; choose a quote from a book, a favourite poem or for inspiration.

If time permits we will compose and print a group poster on the Albion Press. The workshops are run by Graham Judd, owner of GTO Printers, and qualified letterpress machinist, with help from other trained letterpress printers.

Letterpress Workshop Enquiry Form

Just send us your contact details and choose your preferred date. Too easy!

 

 

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