Summer-Autumn 2017 Programme

Use your hands, work with metal and wood type, composing sticks, paper, ink and tools.

 

 

1 Place left for the Futura Anniversary Workshop

Exactly 90 years ago, the first version of Futura – designed by Paul Renner – was released by the Bauersche Gießerei in Germany. During this workshop, we will look at some original specimens of the typeface; discuss the work of Paul Renner, the importance of his design, the use of it, and work with the metal version of it in combination with ‘Futura Schmuck’, the geometric ornaments that accompanied the typeface.

19–20 August 2017, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

250 €, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea.

Register by sending an e-mail with your name and address to:

tomscot@kpnmail.nl

NEW: Introduction to Letterpress and Typography

During the weekend course, you will get a thorough introduction to letterpress printing and typography. You will learn to set metal and wood type, and print on Vandercook or Korrex proofpresses.

29–30 July 2017, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

9–10 September 2017, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

250 €, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea.

Register by sending an e-mail with your name and address to:

tomscot@kpnmail.nl

NEW: Introduction to Lino and Typo

During the 2-day workshop, you will discover and explore the possibilities of combining lino printing with letterpress printing in the studios of De Grafiekdrukkerij in the Docklands and LetterpressAmsterdam in the centre of the city.

14–15 October 2017, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

250 €, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea.

Register by sending an e-mail with your name and address to:

tomscot@kpnmail.nl

info@grafiekdrukkerij.nl

Evening courses

Learn all about letterpress! Six evenings filled with type, ink, paper and presses.

Starting Tuesday 5 September 2017, from 19:00–21:30 hrs

250 €, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea etc.

Starting Tuesday 31 October 2017 , from 19:00–21:30 hrs

250 €, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea etc.

Register by sending an e-mail with your name and address to:

tomscot@kpnmail.nl

…further courses, workshops and studio passes are available…

Unless stated otherwise, courses are being held in a unique and inspiring location in the centre of Amsterdam. Just a 10-minute walk from Central Station. Personal attention for small groups or one-2-one courses. Well equipped, fascinating workspace with a variety of type and presses…

Professional and hands-on approach with experienced, knowledgeable and passionate teaching.

Courses available in Dutch, English, French and German.

…I bring the years of experience, you come with the enthusiasm, the questions and a willingness to learn…