Letterpress Afternoon Taster
|Location||Leicester Print Workshop|
|Date & Time||Saturday 20th August 2022
2.00pm - 5.00pm
Spend the afternoon working with letterpress, using wood or metal type and printing with Iron Hand and Proofing Presses. Spend the time learning the basics of letterpress - how to print, set your own type and get started in this fascinating and engaging print technique. You will learn letterpress from the ground up, whether you are a complete beginner or you’re in need of a refresher.
An introduction into the letterpress area and location of both lead and wood type
Health and safety in Letterpress
Demonstrate how to print from type on the presses being used on the course.
Print and Design your own letterpress print.
Demonstrate how to clean both type and the press
Cleaning and tidying and close of course
About the Tutor
Theo Miller is a visual artist and printmaker, born in Leicester. He gained a first class degree in Fine Art from De Montfort University in 2014. Miller is currently living and working in Leicester as an Artist and also as a Technician for De Montfort University.
Printmaking, for Miller is an axis, a locus. He describes the beauty of printmaking to be that the final image is always affected by, and integral to the process itself. Miller is currently focusing on letterpress, after being granted the Print Futures Award 2017.
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