We enjoy sharing our knowledge and love of designing and typesetting letterpress posters by hand with our community. No experience required and all are welcome! If you or a group are interested in participating in a class and learning some tricks of the trade, please contact us. You can request a private workshop for up to 8 participants.
Intro to letterpress
Seasonal - inquire about availability via email
Classes take place at Sawtooth Print Shop
In this introductory course to letterpress printing, students will create multiple-color print editions. Students will work from the shop's collection of wood and metal type as well as carved image blocks as they gain an understanding of the steps involved in making a letterpress print. Students will gain a working knowledge of how to typeset a form and ready a printing press, as well as how to operate a press, edition & take home their own posters/business cards/etc. No experience required. All materials are provided (although a sketchbook is highly encouraged). Pricing: $150 per person for an 8 hour workshop. Inquire about group rates & register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classes held at Sawtooth Print Shop, 2100 Dunn Ave., Nashville, TN.