Intro to Letterpress Typesetting (Feb 20/27)


This is the first typesetting class A/P is offering on our Vandercook letterpress!


Intro to Letterpress Typesetting

Instructor: Michelle Wiebe

February 20th / 27th

6:30 - 8:30 pm (both evenings)


Over two sessions, students will learn the basics of traditional type setting using lead typeface and printing on a Vandercook press. Working collaboratively, the students will generate text on a common theme and print their hand set creations to create a mini portfolio to take home.


Members: $85
Non-members: $90
All materials provided, no experience necessary!

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  • Michelle Wiebe

    Michelle Wiebe is a Cochrane, Alberta-based artist focused primarily on painting, printmaking and letterpress. Regularly found on sketching trips in the Calgary area, her drawing adventures have taken her as far away as Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa. Michelle is a passionate instructor with a deep love for teaching, she makes it her goal that students leave her class with quality work and the confidence to continue building their new skills

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Alberta Printmakers
Alberta Printmakers
Alberta Printmakers

Alberta Printmakers

4025 4th St SE Calgary, AB


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