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

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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

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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.

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Class: Post Screw Album

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In one class, learn some basics of bookbinding, and go home with an album completed in one day. This structure allows for ongoing addition of pages, so you can make the album before you know how much it will need to hold! This is a good introductory course for becoming familiar with bookbinding materials and […]

Instructor: Tony Vela

Class: Repurposed Books

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This class presents ways to re-use “good” books gone “bad!” These projects are designed to show off our love of books and make use (or re-use) of their shape and format. Learn to use thrift shop books to create a variety of unique decorative and useful conversation pieces. Projects include: a Classic Book-into-Portfolio case; a […]

Instructor: Lee Steiner

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Lee Steiner

Lee Steiner has been teaching herself and others hand papermaking and the book arts for more than a dozen years and has maintained her own art business and studio for eons.

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Class: Holiday Pop Up Cards

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Learn Paper Engineering! Create holiday themed Pop-Up Cards, while learning basic techniques, terms, and a foundation for creative exploration. Each student will make three cards using a variety of techniques. Cost:  $55 (includes materials) Dates:  Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 6:00pm to 9:00pm Please note that Museum Members receive 10% off the price of tuition. Advanced […]

Instructor: Anna Phillips

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Anna Phillips

Anna moved to Houston in 2006 and started attending workshops at The Printing Museum in 2008. She has been volunteering at the Museum since February 2010. She is an active member of the Houston Book Arts Guild, WiVLA (Women in the Visual and Literary Arts) and Archway Readers. 

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Class: Hard Cover Accordion Book

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In this workshop you’ll learn how to construct a hardcover accordion-style book based on Hedi Kyle’s non-adhesive cover design. Students will be guided through the unique process of preparing an accordion text block as well as assembling fully covered boards without the help of adhesive! This unique structure includes a removable spine piece which allows […]

Instructor: John-Michael Perkins

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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.

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