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Winter Letterpress @ Foothill, Los Altos Hills CA

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    Registration has begun for Letterpress Classes at Foothill College. This class GID92, will produce a book of poetry, a wood type project and a broadside. For
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 3, 2009
      Registration has begun for Letterpress Classes at Foothill College.
      This class GID92, will produce a book of poetry, a wood type project
      and a broadside.
      For more information, contact
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      Continuing Letterpress Classes Offered at Foothill College

      Registration opens December 1st for an exploration of the art & craft of
      Letterpress Printing. Registration Closes December 24. See links below.



      GID 92: Letterpress Printing

      Call #: 2365 (Mike Day)

      http://www.foothill.edu/print_arts/GID_92/
      <http://www.foothill.edu/print_arts/GID_92/>

      12 Weeks: Jan 9-June 12

      Alternate Saturdays: 9:00-5:00

      $143.50? including materials



      Beginners and experienced printers welcome. Spread over 12 Saturdays,
      this winter and spring, you will have time to practice all aspects of
      the craft. The class will be using handset metal and wood type and
      photo polymer plates and Linocut and traditional letterpress cuts. In
      addition to class projects, students are encouraged to explore personal
      projects. You will take away a basic knowledge of letterpress printing
      techniques, both new and old and the historical foundation for each.
      Each student will participate in individual and collaborative projects
      and complete a small poetry book by the end of the class. Facilities:
      190+ cases of type and the opportunity to print on a 5" x 8" table, a
      10" x 15" floor model platen and a 20" x 36" flatbed cylinder press.





      GID 93: Letterpress Projects

      Call #: 2366 (Mike Day)

      http://www.foothill.edu/print_arts/GID_93/
      <http://www.foothill.edu/print_arts/GID_93/>

      12 Weeks: Jan 9-June 12

      Alternate Saturdays: 9:00-5:00

      $143.50? including materials



      Students with Letterpress experience can work on self-motivated projects
      in this supervised class. Application of principles and theories
      introduced in previously taken letterpress courses. Projects address
      information gathering, idea generation, concept development, production
      and distribution.



      Meeting Times for both classes:
      Saturday from January 9, 2010 - June 12, 2010
      Saturdays: Jan 9, 23. Feb 6, 20. Mar 6, 20. Apr 3, 17. May 1, 15. June
      5, 12.




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