from teletelephone's brooklyn correspondent, emily beall:
!!LETTERPRESS ON THE VANDERCOOK PRESS!!
DATES: Sunday June 29th OR Sunday July 27th
DESCRIPTION: In this one day workshop you will learn the basic principles of letterpress printing on the Vandercook proof press. We will go over the parts of the press and how it operates and how to print from metal type, wood type, photopolymer plates and hand cut linoleum and wood.
This one day class will prepare you to use the presses in our studio needing only occasional guidance from the studio personnel.
The cost of this workshop will be $125 per person. The enrollment fees can be paid by Paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org to secure a spot. These workshops are limited so please make your booking as early as possible to insure your place.
!!PRINTING POETRY: A Workshop for Poets and Visual Artists at The Arm Letterpress Studio!!
DATES: Saturday July 12th AND Saturday July 19th
DESCRIPTION: In this two day letterpress workshop designed especially for poets and visual artists, you will learn how to print a broadside/poster in two colors by combining images and text. No previous letterpress experience necessary. All supplies are provided.
The cost of this workshop will be $195 per person. The enrollment fees can be paid by Paypal to email@example.com to secure a spot. These workshops are limited so please make your booking as early as possible to insure your place.
The Arm's public studio is now open by appointment even late and on the weekends. Press rental for any of The Arm's Vandercooks or C&P Pilot presses is $15 per hour and one-on-one teaching on any of the presses is available for $45 per hour. Please email if you have any questions.
Have a look at http://www.flickr.com/photos/thearm/ for images of the studio, past workshops and events.
The Arm Letterpress 281 North 7th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211