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Introduction to Letterpress and Relief Printing


Instructor: Peggy West


Department: Printmaking


Experience the fun and satisfaction of hand-printing your own cards, coasters and small prints on an antique printing press! In this four-week class, students will learn the basics of letterpress printing from metal and wood type, ornamental type, relief blocks and printer’s cuts. Students will learn how to plan a design, set type by hand, lock up a form, and operate a platen press. Students will have opportunities to experiment with two-color printing, ornamental designs, patterns and abstraction, as well as traditional printing methods. All materials will be provided. No prior printing experience needed.


Cost: $85


Wednesdays 6:00-8:30 pm 


September 30- October 21, 2020


Ages: 18+


Materials: None


We are committed to the health and safety of students, instructors and patrons, Our organization will be following recommended guidelines for Phase 4 of reopening: Anyone exhibiting symptoms will not be permitted in the building. Class sizes will be limited and workstations set up to allow 6 ft social distance between students and instructors. Masks are required for everyone. Each classroom will contain hand sanitizer and sanitizing stations. 


Are you a member of the Peoria Art Guild? If so, you can get a $5 discount (only for current members!)



Venue Information

Peoria Art Guild
203 Harrison Street
Peoria, IL 61602
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Peoria Art Guild


203 Harrison Street
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 637-2787

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