Class #34: Saturday, April 7, 10am-5pm
Polymer plates provide a new alternative to setting type and allow for the creation of prints that combine images and text. In this one day workshop, learn how to create and print a polymer plate beginning with a digital image or text. You'll also learn how to use, adjust, and maintain the Vandercook press.
Lisa Rappoport publishes letterpress-printed poetry broadsides and artist’s books under the imprint Littoral Press. Her poetry has appeared in Five Fingers Review, Literal Latté, and elsewhere. In 2010 EtherDome published a double chapbook of her poems, Figments/Aftermaths. Lisa has taught at the San Francisco Center for the Book, New College in San Francisco, a middle school in Lafayette, and in her own West Oakland studio. Her artist’s books have been widely displayed and collected. She is represented by Donna Seager Gallery and Vamp and Tramp Booksellers. www.littoralpress.com