• Letterpress Workshop: Wood Type Poster Printing

  • Sat, 11/02/2019 at 10:00 am
  • POST
    14500 Kercheval St
    14500 Detroit
Letterpress Workshop: Wood Type Poster Printing - POST - Detroit

Hosted by POST + Elizabeth Isakson-DadoSaturday, November 2nd from 10am to 2pm$70, includes all suppliesLearn some new print skills while you get your hands dirty!During this 4 hour make & take workshop, you will learn the art of setting wood type by hand to create 5 mini letterpress posters. Choose a mantra or short phrase (30 characters max, please), choose your letters from our collection of vintage type, set them up on our mid-century sign press, and print your own design! Each student will be able to mix it up with different ink and paper colors.Everyone will take home a short stack of 8.5 x 11 inch prints to swap, gift or frame!Aprons will be provided, but please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little bit dirty. Ink will stain your clothing!8.5 x 11 inch Mutual Adoration frames will be available in the shop at a 20% discount for workshop attendees! About the instructor:Elizabeth Isakson-Dado is an artist, educator and curator. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Wayne State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper from Columbia College Chicago. Liz has exhibited widely in Detroit and Chicago, and has work in institutional collections including The Center for Book and Paper Art, The Poetry Foundation, and ETC Editions/Art in Print Magazine. She lives and works in Berkley, Michigan. Please note:No experience necessary.This class is appropriate for ages 14 and over.All tools/supplies/materials will be provided.Refreshments will be served.Space is limited so please register soon. Popular classes sell out quickly. https://www.mutualadoration.com/collections/workshops-at-post/products/letterpress-workshop-wood-type-poster-printing-on-saturday-september-28-at-230pm