Past Classes

Here’s a sample of some of the classes we’ve offered in the past. Let us know if you’d be interested in us offering one of these again.

Paper Making Workshop

When
Four Saturdays - February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2017 (12:00 Noon-4:30 PM)
Instructor
Cameron Mankin
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
$140-$250 VABC members/$160-$300 nonmembers
 

Paper Making Workshop Four Saturdays – February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2017 (12:00 Noon-4:30 PM) UVa Education Benefit Eligible* This four-week course focuses on the craft of creating handmade… Read more »

Book Re-covering Demo by Lindsey Mears

When
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 (5:30-7:30 PM)
Instructor
Lindsey Mears
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
No Charge
 

Book Re-covering Demonstration Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:30-7:30 PM Join book artist and conservator Lindsey Mears as she guides us through the basics of removing the original cover, re-enforcing the text… Read more »

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 »

Beginning Wood Engraving with Laura Pharis

When
Saturdays, May 20 & 27, 2017 (12:00 Noon to 4:30 PM)
Instructor
Laura Pharis
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
$150 VABC members/$175 non-members
Deadline
May 1, 2017
 

Wood Engraving Saturdays May 20 & 27, 2017 In this hands-on 2-day workshop, students will be introduced to wood engraving, a relief printmaking process that can create delicate, fine details… Read more »

Core Letterpress Intensive: Printers Proverbs

When
One-week intensive, August 7 – 11 (10 AM – 3 PM)
Instructor
Garrett Queen & Kevin McFadden
Who?
Open to the public
Cost
$360 VABC members/$425 nonmembers
Deadline
August 1, 2017
 

Summer 2017 Letterpress Core: Printers Proverbs Participants of all skill levels welcome* One week intensive, August 7 thru 11 (10 AM – 3 PM) UVa Education Benefit Eligible** This interesting twist… Read more »