Print Your Blocks on the Vandercook

2:00 pm To 5:00 pm


February 3, 2018

February 3, 2018

Austin Book Arts Center

Event Description

Learn the basics of printing and editioning your woodcuts or linocuts on the Vandercook proof press. The instructor will cover proper inking, adjusting packing, adjusting rollers and the operating the press to edition your carved block. Color registration will be covered, but students will edition only in one color during the class. Completion of this class will qualify students to use the Vandercook presses during Open Studio times. Students will bring their own paper and blocks that are already carved. (This workshop does not cover carving blocks).


2832 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd #114, Austin, Texas 78702

About the Organizer/Venue

ABAC opened its doors to all book lovers in Austin and central Texas in September of 2015. Since its inaugural year, ABAC has offered over 100 workshops and participated in numerous outreach events throughout the region, spreading the good news of the book arts to thousands. The mission of Austin Book Arts Center is to engage people of all ages in creative, interpretive, and educational experiences related to the arts of the book. ABAC regularly offers workshops in letterpress printing, bookbinding, papermaking, typography, book history and design, and various arts of the book. In addition, ABAC is pleased to provide access to the traditional tools and equipment used in book production through its Open Studio program.

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