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Lego Letterpress

Love letterpress? Then you probably loved legos as a child. Here is your chance to bring these two loves together! Participants will use lego tile pieces on type-high bases to create relief printing surfaces. These will be printed on a Vandercook cylinder press to create an edition of prints. In this full day class, you will have the opportunity to develop pixelated images through multiple press runs. The instructor will cover basic press operation, introduce registration and suggest ways to explore legos as a means to make an image. No experience necessary!

Early Bird Discount through January 1 / Member Price $135

  • Tuition: $150
  • Location: Kala Printmaking Studio
  • Instructor: Thea Sizemore
  • 1 Classes
  • Saturday, March 10, 2018 — March 10, 2018
  • 10am — 5pm
  • $25 Materials Fee payable to the teacher on the first day of class

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About the Instructor:

Thea Sizemore has been a practicing artist for over 20 years focusing primarily on printmaking, bookarts, and illustration. Originally an east coast native, she has studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art and the California College of the Arts (where she received a BFA in printmaking with emphasis on bookarts). Her personal work tends to revolve around mixed media hand-bound book forms. Thea is also the founder and printer of Kavamore Press, a custom letterpress and design studio which has recently relocated to South Berkeley.