Learn Letterpress

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Interested in learning how to letterpress for yourself? Natalie Kay teaches letterpress classes in the city of Richmond through the Visual Art Center. The center has a few antique presses and tons of type to help you create your own finished products. No experience is necessary – classes are open to anyone with an interest in printing.

Read about upcoming classes below:

  • Letterpress Postcards

    The letterpress dates back to the 15th century and the time of Gutenberg, and it remains a compelling printing process today. We’ll cover typesetting, inking, printing, and paper selection as you create your own set of printed postcards to give as gifts or send to friends and family. The post Letterpress Postcards appeared first […]

  • Letterpress Postcards

    The letterpress dates back to the 15th century and the time of Gutenberg, and it remains a compelling printing process today. We’ll cover typesetting, inking, printing, and paper selection as you create your own set of printed postcards to give as gifts or send to friends and family. The post Letterpress Postcards appeared first […]

  • Letterpress Holiday Cards

    The letterpress dates back to the 15th century and the time of Gutenberg, and it remains a compelling printing process today. We’ll cover typesetting, inking, printing, and paper selection as you create your own set of printed holiday cards to give as gifts or send to friends and family. The post Letterpress Holiday Cards appeared […]

  • Introduction to Modern Calligraphy – NEW!

    Explore the art of calligraphy. We’ll start by discussing the differences between traditional calligraphy, lettering, brush lettering and dip pen techniques. You’ll learn about basics tools, from traditional ink-nib pens to modern brush pens, and we’ll use them to practice pen strokes and eventually create letters from these […]