Letterpress Studio

Letterpress Studio
Letterpress Studio introduces the history, type, and terminology of letterpress and gives student experience with the equipment, materials, and mechanics of printing.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDesign majors only.
 ProgramsContaining DESGD 248R
Course Outcomes: 

Printing Processes

Students will be able to carry out fundamental processes used in letterpress printing while producing printed projects in the studio.

Press Production and Operation

Students will be able to learn the fundamentals of operating flatbed proofing presses, clamshell presses, and creating photopolymer plates.

Handset Type

Students will be able to proficiently implement the historical art of setting and using cold metal type in letterpress work.