• Letterpress & the Winter Fold Book

    Posted on August 18, 2017 by in Basics, Current Workshops, Folded, Relief Printmaking, Sewn Spine

    linocut letterpress singlepage book

    Join printer Lynn Jones at her business, Just My Type Letterpress Paperie, where you will learn to carve linocuts and set type for letterpress printing. A single collaborative print will be produced for each student which will then be used to create a Winter Fold book. The Winter Fold book is an invention of the creative book artist, Hedi Kyle; There are a number of simple fold and cuts that along with a easy sewn spine create a wonderful little book. Registration is limited, so enroll early.

    When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018  •   9 a.m.-noon &  Thursday, March 8  •   9-noon.

    Where: Just My Type Letterpress Paperie, 501 Third St., Eureka

    Materials: Materials and linocut tools will be provided but bring cutting mat (or old phone book), small utility knife, small sharp scissors, metal ruler, sharp pencil, bone folder (or small wooden spoon), bookbinder’s awl (or T-pin).

    Register hereOsher Lifelong Learning Institute

    Michele Olsen was a college mathematics instructor for 25 years. She has been making custom books for 10 years, since joining the North Redwoods Book Arts Guild. For more information, or to contact Michele, visit www.micheleolsen.com.

    Lynn Jones studied graphic design at Humboldt State University, interned with David Lance Goines where she cut linoleum blocks for Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse Café Cookbook. She is co-owner of Just My Type Letterpress Paperie in Old Town Eureka.