Make Your Own Letterpress Printed Business Cards, February 29

Regular price $ 175.00

Saturday, February 29, 11am-5pm

Instructor: Sarah Nicholls

In this class, students will learn how to set type, lock up a form, and print an edition on the Vandercook Proofing Press by creating a small edition of business cards. Students will work with the Center’s extensive collection of type to develop a design concept. This class is ideal for those curious about letterpress. No prior experience required.

Students should come to class prepared with the text they would like to print.

About the Instructor:

Sarah Nicholls is a visual artist who makes pictures with language, books with pictures, prints with type, and animations with words.  Her limited edition artist books are in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Stanford, UCLA, and the University of Pennsylvania, among others. For twelve years she ran the studio and education programs at the Center for Book Arts in New York. She teaches at Pratt Institute and Parsons School of Design. More information at

Image courtesy of the instructor