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Split Fountain Letterpress Posters - 2 day workshop




Saturday, July 13, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, July 14, 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


About the Course


  • Saturday, July 13, 2024 10:00 AM

    Sunday, July 14, 2024 4:00 PM

Learn how to make stunning letterpress posters with vintage wood type in a gradient of colors! 

In this 2-day class, we will compose a hand-set text of your choosing and learn to set it up on our Vandercook flatbed presses. As well as, split fountain techniques, also known as a rainbow roll, to add a splash of color to each print. Participants will take home a set of twenty 11"x 17" posters.

Cost of workshop includes materials, instruction by S-R staff and takeaway prints. Paper in this workshop is from French Paper Company, a small Michigan Paper Mill around for more than 140 years.

2-Day Workshop:Saturday, July 13, 10am-4pm &Sunday, July 14, 10am-4pm

PRICE: $275

Class Size: Maximum 8

Enroll here

Your Instructor

Liz Isakson-Dado at Signal Return

Signal-Return is a Detroit nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and teaching traditional letterpress printing, and building a community center for art, craft, design and collaboration.

9301 Kercheval Avenue, Detroit, MI, 48214

Liz Isakson-Dado at Signal Return
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