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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:

  • Hand-Printed Valentines – NEW!

    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 valentines. The post Hand-Printed Valentines – NEW! appeared first on Visual Arts Center of […]

  • Holiday Card Workshop

    Learn some letterpress basics and create your own set of holiday cards. The letterpress dates back to the 15th century and the time of Gutenberg, and it remains a compelling printing process today. In this workshop, terminology, setting type, inking, printing, and paper selection are generously discussed. All materials are provided. […]

  • Introduction to Letterpress

    Explore the letterpress printing process, which dates back to the 15th century and the time of Gutenberg. We’ll cover typesetting, inking, printing and paper selection as you become familiar with the terminology and VisArts’ presses. You’ll have time to create multiple pieces and trade work with classmates, which will help you […]

  • Introduction to Letterpress

    Explore the letterpress printing process, which dates back to the 15th century and the time of Gutenberg. We’ll cover typesetting, inking, printing, and paper selection. You’ll have time to create multiple pieces and trade work with classmates, which will help you build a small collection of handmade letterpress art. The post […]