From Virginia Arts of the Book Center

Bilingual Printing (with an emphasis on the Cherokee Syllabary)

When
Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, 2017 (10:00 AM–5:00 PM)
Instructor
Frank Brannon
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
$250 VABC members/$300 nonmembers
Deadline
February 25, 2017
 

Develop an understanding and appreciation of letterpress printing in two or more languages on the same page. In the early nineteenth century, Sequoyah developed an 85-character writing system for the… Read more »

Wood Engraving Demonstration w/ Laura Pharis

When
Sunday, March 19, 2017 (1:00-3:00 PM)
Instructor
Laura Pharis
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
No Charge
 

Wood Engraving Demonstration Laura Pharis Sunday, March 19, 2017 (1:00-3:00 PM) Thomas Bewick developed the wood engraving technique at the end of the 18th century and for the next 150… Read more »

Bookbinding Core Skills Course: Classes 1-4

When
Three Saturdays and one Sunday, March 18 & 25 , April 1 & 2, 2017 (10 AM-4 PM)
Instructor
Jane Freeman, Megan LeBoutillier, Yolanda Merrill
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
$360 VABC members/$425 nonmembers
 

This four-part Bookbinding Core Series prepares participants to undertake a wide range of projects and additional classes in intermediate and advanced bookbinding techniques and book structures.

Image Making on the Proof Press with Photopolymer Plates

When
Saturday & Sunday, April 22-23, 2017 (10:00 AM–5:00 PM)
Instructor
Frank Brannon
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
$250 VABC members/$300 nonmembers
Deadline
April 14, 2017
 

Using two techniques (scratch negative and digital photopolymer) participants will learn how to include photopolymer images into their relief, letterpress printing. The scratch negative uses a stylus to scratch a… Read more »