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2013 printmaking demonstration
Alcuin Society Wayzgoose letterpress printing fair
The Township of Langley, B.C. is pleased to present a series of
lectures titled THE ART OF THE BOOK. Eight lectures will be
given at the Langley Centennial Museum every Thursday from
7 to 9 p.m., beginning Thursday April 9th.
Registration is required, and is available:
An outline of the events:
|April 9||The importance of books beyond the text||Brian Murdoch|
|April 16||Book Design||Bill Glasgow|
|April 23||Creating memoirs||Philip Sherwood|
|April 30||Celebrating & supporting childhood literacy||Chantelle Saumier, Vanessa Steunenberg|
|May 7||Books for kids: a collaboration||Jane Watt, Richard Cole|
|May 14||Old Press||Gary Sim|
|May 21||Understanding your publishing options||Lynn Duncan|
|May 28||Editors as partners, not enemies||Andrea Lister|
|The OLD PRESS presentation by Gary Sim will provide a look at a number of ways in which images can be printed and used in books. Different types of prints, and the materials and processes required for each type of printmaking, will be reviewed. Tools, inks, and papers will be shown, along with completed works and works in progress, similar to the images shown on this web page. A relief printing demonstration will be given on my antique nipping press.|
Lead type ornament designed and cut by Gerald Giampa
2014 display for Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild.
My antique nipping press.
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