During this workshop with Dave Darcy (One Strong Arm) participants will design, typeset and produce a unique letterpress printed poster. The workshop will utilise the museum’s collection of wood type as well as the flatbed proofing press. It will be a hands-on experience, covering the fundamentals of letterpress printing techniques, as well as some of the history and background of the craft.
Beautiful results can be achieved by playing with the layout, ink effects and the texture of the wood type. All stages including the inking will be done by hand… think big type, short words and bold colours.
Dates: Sunday 29 September 2019
Hours: 10.30 – 16.30
Location: National Print Museum, Haddington Rd, Dublin, D04 E0C9