Print Workshops

Letterpress Printing Courses

One Day Adana Course and Three Week Composition Letterpress Courses

A range of courses for the beginners and those with some experience. The tutors will take you through the basics of handsetting type, imposing for machine and on 19th and 20th century presses, These include; Adana, Columbian, Vandercook and a reproduction Duerer wooden press. 

 

 

 

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WOOD ENGRAVING (RELIEF PRINTING) COURSES

You will be introduced to the process of wood engraving from preliminary drawings and design; transferring drawings to blocks; cutting blocks; choosing papers and proofing to printing a small limited edition of black and white prints.

 

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Bookbinding Courses in Association with Shepherds Bookbinders

A variety of bookbinding courses, delivered by Shepherds Bookbinders, catering to different abilities. These courses include evening and day time sessions. 

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Printing on a Wooden Handpress

We are offering a one-day course to allow participants to experience handpress printing at its most basic.  Students will learn hand typesetting, inking, and printing, using techniques from the 15th century and will print a keepsake to take home.

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Wayzgoose 2016


On Sunday 15.5.16 St Bride Foundation hosted the second Wayzgoose.

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From Sketch to Screen: How to To Create Typefaces


How are typefaces designed?

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St Bride Foundation was built more than 100 years ago to server Fleet Street’s burgeoning print community.

Now, it needs your help to preserve its extensive library and unrivalled collection of artefacts, publications, typefaces and a dating back to the very origins of the printing industry.

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