inky hands at the Letterpress Academy

Saint Gertrude Letterpress Academy is a letterpress workshop in Melbourne, Australia that designs and prints letterpress ephemera on their 100-year-old platen affectionately named Gordon. Saint Gertrude is now offering hands-on letterpress classes. 

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"Letterpress Academy is a new open access workshop offering participants the chance to learn more about the process of modern letterpress printing," says founder and Creative Director Amy Constable

The classes are open to professional designers and beginners alike. To get your hands dirty (and inky) with Saint Gertrude, click here

letterpress appreciation in Vancouver

Photo by Clawhammer Press (an UPPERCASE stockist) via the Vancouver Letterpress League Flickr.

Photo by Clawhammer Press (an UPPERCASE stockist) via the Vancouver Letterpress League Flickr.

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The Vancouver Letterpress League has a new website and have a meet-up planned for October 23.

movie monday: B

Mike Collins, the director and cinematographer, shared a link for a short film profile:

"Bessie Anderson, known to her friends as B, is a letterpress printer. After a chance visit from a former student to her high school in Massachusetts, B decided to enter a profession only done by a handful of artisans in the country. Setting up shop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this is B's story."