Font / Lead-Hand Setting and Printing

Berlin, Germany
per person 90
Font / Lead-Hand Setting and Printing
  • Beginner
  • Women
  • 2 days
  • Deutsch, English
  • 30%


When printing the font (high) pressure á la Johannes Gutenberg is called (1400-1468). The artistic techniques woodcut, linocut, print material, etc. are also high pressures. The significance of developments Gutenbergs is situated in the introduction (beginning of mass production) of a new era of information transmission that reaches up to our today's media.
Special features of letterpress printing are the possibilities of using too rough papers, embossing and the vibrant look and feel of the printed image.
This weekend can various clichés printing and embossing things from business cards to be developed up to poster size DIN A2 by means of lead-hand set in font sizes from 6p to 96p as well. They learn, among others Space bands, Regle tablets and fish know, also continue writing history, compositional techniques, typography and printing presses developments. To print are a platen press (A5) and a hand-press (ca.DIN A2) ready. Please, if available, draft o.o. bring and requested paper!


What's included

  • Supplies
  • Class


Druckgraphik-Atelier (Printmaking Studio), Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Str. 3, 10407 Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg,


1957 Born in Berlin

1974-93 teaching and working as a typesetter and printer

1984-89 student / pleinair at M. Hegewald, A. Niemann, W. Sailer, inter alia, work studio Graphics at W. liver

1988/89 Education etching at M. Kukutz /...

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