Letterpress Basics

Sunday August 27th 12pm-5pm

Join instructors Bridget Elmer of The Southern Letterpress, FL, and Kaitlin Crockett of Oma Darlin’ Press on Sunday August 27th from 12pm - 5pm for our one day Letterpress Basics workshop. This class will introduce students to letterpress printing from handset type and photopolymer plates. We will cover typesetting, ink mixing, makeready, and press operation on our flatbed and table top platen presses. Students who complete this course will be eligible to rent studio time at PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress. $150/person. All materials included. Pre-registration and payment are required for this event. Space is limited.

Accordion Bookbinding

Sunday September 10th 1pm-4pm

In this beginning 3-hour workshop, students will learn the basics of accordion bookbinding, taught by Bridget Elmer, whose artist books primarily use the accordion style.  Accordion books are a unique format, and are a great way to present different mediums such as artwork and illustrations, photography, card collections, writings, and basically anything you can think up! All tools & supplies needed will be provided. Each student will take at least one finished blank book home. Pre-registration and payment are required. Spots are limited. More details TBA soon!