Letterpress Classes & guided press time are offered at Woodside Press - in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Upcoming classes listed below.

 
 

letterpress 101 - Holiday Edition!

When: Sunday December 9th | Time: 10am-6pm | size: 6 Students


In this Holiday Edition Intro class, students will design their own 1-color holiday card using Woodside Press’s collection of metal and wood type. Each student will print a set of 25 - A2 sized (4.25 x 5.5 inch) cards and receive prints from a group project during the first part of class. Paper, envelopes and a pizza party lunch is provided.

This class is an excellent place to start if you would like to gain the skills necessary to print in a public access space or simply learn the process behind letterpress printing. Recommended for type nerds, printmakers, designers, print enthusiasts and anyone interested in learning more about letterpress printing. Students will learn how to set a design using metal & wood type, score cards on press and print on two styles of presses: a Vandercook proof press and tabletop Pilot press.

The cost of this class is $275. and includes all materials plus a pizza party lunch from IL Porto. *Early Bird Special - Sign up before November 30th and get $25 off by entering code TYPE at checkout. gift certificates - If you would like to give this class as a gift, please contact me to receive a digital gift certificate via email.

Class Details:

  • 9:30-10am - Arrival

  • 10-1pm - Class

  • 1-2pm - Pizza Party Lunch (provided)

  • 2-6pm - Class

Location:

Woodside Press - Brooklyn Navy Yard - Building 3, Suite 1008 (10th Floor)

 
 
 
 

INtro to Letterpress

When: Sunday January 13th | Time: 10am-6pm | size: 6 Students


In this Intro to Letterpress class, students will design their own 1-color print using Woodside Press’s collection of metal and wood type. (size format of 11x17 or 5x7) Each student will print a set of 10 prints and receive prints from a group project during the first part of class. Paper, materials and a pizza party lunch is provided.

This class is an excellent place to start if you would like to gain the skills necessary to print in a public access space or simply learn the process behind letterpress printing. Recommended for type nerds, printmakers, designers, print enthusiasts and anyone interested in learning more about letterpress printing. Students will learn how to set a design using metal & wood type and print on two styles of presses: a Vandercook proof press and tabletop Pilot press.

The cost of this class is $275. and includes all materials plus a pizza party lunch from IL Porto. *Early Bird Special - Sign up before December 31st and get $25 off by entering code TYPE at checkout. gift certificates - If you would like to give this class as a gift, please contact me to receive a digital gift certificate via email.

Class Details:

  • 9:30-10am - Arrival

  • 10-1pm - Class

  • 1-2pm - Pizza Party Lunch (provided)

  • 2-6pm - Class

Location:

Woodside Press - Brooklyn Navy Yard - Building 3, Suite 1008 (10th Floor)

 
 

Guided Press Time

When: Weekdays | Time: 6-10:00pm


B.IMPRESSED Shop offers assisted press time for those looking to work on projects independently. This is a great option for artisits and designers looking to print their own work with the help of an experienced printer.

Rate: $75/hr - includes press time, ink, and assistance. Limited to 3 people per session. *Student & Artist Rates available.

Submit the form below to book press time

Name *
Name
Please give a brief description of the project you would like to work on.
Please give a brief description of any prior letterpress experience.