The LetterPress workshop is located in room 217 (map). Letterpress printing is a technique of relief printing using a printing press. The Artist composes and locks movable type into the bed of a press, inks it, and presses paper against it to transfer the ink from the type which creates an impression on the paper.

In practice, letterpress also includes other forms of relief printing with printing presses, such as wood engravings, photo-etched zinc plates and linoleum blocks (either cut by hand or etched using the Digihub’s laser cutter) , which can be used alongside metal type in a single operation.


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