Please note that Museum Members receive 10% off the price of tuition. Advanced registration is required. Please call (713) 522-4652 to register.
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Class: Digital Letterpress
Learn the fundamentals of letterpress printing using photopolymer plates. During the first class students will receive a brief introduction to the letterpress print process and learn the basics of print production for photopolymer platemaking using the Adobe Creative Suite. Instruction will be provided on best practices for letterpress printing, file prep, and how to order […]
Instructor: John Earles
John Earles is the co-founder and designated pressman at Workhorse Printmakers, a boutique letterpress studio. When not laboring over making a deep impression or maintaining ink, he can be found illustrating for paper goods at Product Superior. Earles received his Master of Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York and teaches letterpress at the University of Houston. John currently serves as the Director of Operations for AIGA Houston and Secretary on the Board of Directors of The Printing Museum.
Class: Paper Marbling
Remember the beautiful, multicolored patterned papers you often see in the covers of old books? You can learn to make them yourself in this one-day workshop. We will learn many of the traditional patterns, such as the Stone marble, Get Gel, Nonpareil, Peacock, Feather, French curl, Spanish wave, and more. We will learn proper use […]
Class: Partition Box Making
Need a box to hold your freshly printed postcards, stationary, book, or other specialty item? Boxmaking requires many of the same techniques as bookbinding to measure, construct, and cover, but is modified to create open structures. Come learn how to make a custom, partitioned, cloth-covered, hinged box. Bring 4 or 5 small items that are […]
Instructor: John-Michael Perkins
John-Michael Perkins is originally from Jackson, Tennessee. He received his MFA in Book Arts from The University of Alabama and has lived in Houston since 2013. Besides everything book arts related, his hobbies include reading, drawing, spinning basketballs on his finger, and cooking.