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The Art Of Letterpress


  • The Armarie Room 87 Atawhai Drive Nelson, 7010 New Zealand (map)

2 DAY BEGINNER WORKSHOP

Roll up your sleeves, get inky fingers and meet like minded people.  Join us at The Armarie Room for a hands-on workshop that will immerse you in the unique art of letterpress.

Experience the world of hand set type and vintage printing technology and understand how it all fits beautifully together in the here and now.  Explore paper stocks, hand-mix inks, and print your creation on our platen and flat bed presses.  

Led by printmaker Renee Hadlow, you'll learn how the cultural heritage of fine press printing is making an impact on contemporary print today.

Maximum 5 participants.  Book now to avoid disappointment!

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DATE:              
6th & 7th Oct 2018

WHERE:          
The Armarie Room

TIME:              
10.30am - 4.00pm

COST:              
$150
$120 student

DIFFICULTY
Beginner

  INSTRUCTOR: RENEE HADLOW   With a background in printmaking and fine arts, my love of creating with paper and ink is embedded in what I produce.  Passionate about process, technique and teaching I’ll guide you through the traditional techniques of letterpress and help you appreciate the beauty and enjoyment of fine press printing.   WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS   No prior knowledge is required. However as we will be in a workshop environment the following are requirements for health and safety purposes.  1. Wear closed toe shoes. 2. No loose or flappy clothing. 3. Long hair needs to be tied back. 4. All jewellery must be removed while operating the printing presses. 5. Aprons or old clothes should be worn. 6. Nitrile gloves should be worn when mixing ink or using cleaning fluid. 7. Barrier cream should be worn while working with lead type.

INSTRUCTOR: RENEE HADLOW

With a background in printmaking and fine arts, my love of creating with paper and ink is embedded in what I produce.

Passionate about process, technique and teaching I’ll guide you through the traditional techniques of letterpress and help you appreciate the beauty and enjoyment of fine press printing.

WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS

No prior knowledge is required. However as we will be in a workshop environment the following are requirements for health and safety purposes.

1. Wear closed toe shoes.
2. No loose or flappy clothing.
3. Long hair needs to be tied back.
4. All jewellery must be removed while operating the printing presses.
5. Aprons or old clothes should be worn.
6. Nitrile gloves should be worn when mixing ink or using cleaning fluid.
7. Barrier cream should be worn while working with lead type.

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The Art Of Letterpress
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The Great Christmas Market 2018