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Introduction to Letterpress


This ten-week course covers the fine art of letterpress printing. Projects introduce students to the basics of letterpress printing for the Vandercook proof press including hand typesetting, typography, composition, locking up, printing, and distribution.

Students also create a multi-color reduction linoleum block project, which covers registration, printing, and color separation techniques. The Otis Lab Press is a fully functioning studio with four Vandercook proof presses and over 200 typefaces.

Established in 1984 by Sheila de Brettville as part of the Communication Arts Department, the Lab Press has a rich history of small edition book publishing. Students actively participate and produce award-winning books that have become a permanent part of university rare book collections throughout Southern California.

Prerequisite: none

First class materials: $20 material fee payable to instructor; supply list of additional materials provided at first meeting.

Course Details
Course Code: XGRD5100
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab: $35
Section 1 Printmaking
Instructor: Rebecca Chamlee
Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 10, 2014  -  November 12, 2014
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 10
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35488 $395 Add to Cart
Certificate 35489 $430 Add to Cart
Credit 35490 $1250 Add to Cart
3 of 10 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $395 or more (ends at Open House).
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