Vandercook 101: February 4,11,18

The Arts & Crafts Press

February 4, 11, and 18, 2020 (Tuesdays)

6pm - 9pm

A workshop for people who are interested in a more in depth look at printing on our vintage printing presses, in this comprehensive program you’ll learn how to operate a Vandercook cylinder printing press while carving linoleum, and mixing ink.  

- History of letterpress printing and block carving
- Safety procedures in the press shop
- Basic linoleum carving techniques 
- Ink mixing
- Press oiling and maintenance 
- Vandercook Printing Press operation 

 

Taught by studio staff member Taylor Cox

Workshop located at our studio in Tacoma, WA
2515 B South Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409

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