A studio course in letterpress printing with photopolymer plates, held at the Otis Laboratory Press. This course covers all aspects of this revolutionary new process for the relief printing of digital imaging: (digital-to-analog) - from digital prepress and plate processing to letterpress printing. Demonstrations include digital imaging requirements and font-editing, processing with the plate making machine, and presswork on the Vandercook flatbed cylinder press. Also covers related investigative and exploratory printing and typographic techniques. Previous experience with image-editing and page-layout software is required. Prior letterpress experience suggested.
Prerequisite: XGRD5705 Introduction to Letterpress or equivalent experience
First class materials: $35 materials fee payable to instructor at 1st class mtg.
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