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2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

PRNT 654 Letterpress

3 credits 90.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course will present the mechanics of letterpress printing, in union with basic elements of typographic design, utilizing traditional and nontraditional printing techniques. Students will learn hand setting and printing from metal type on a Vandercook proof press, and printing text and illustration from photopolymer plates, both in relation to edition printing. Press operation and maintenance will be covered, as well as imposition, various inking methods, and proper impression.

Priority enrollment to graduate Book Arts majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.