Words of Travel

Porridge Papers

Get creative with really old wood type & vintage maps! Join us and create your own letterpress print on a vintage maps as you learn the basics of typesetting the good ol’ fashioned way. Once your type is all locked up, get your hands dirty as you ink up and learn to print on one of the Vandercook presses. You can print 1-3 phrases (designs) and up to 5 of each as time permits.

  • Size: Varies
  • # of Colors: 1
  • Age: 13 and up
  • Length: 2-3 hours
  • Minimum 2 students
  • Maximum 4 students

If you have your own maps you want to use, you are welcome to bring them. 

You will Learn in this Workshop:
Basics of Typesetting
Locking up a form
Printing on the Vandercook

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