Workshops

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LETTERPRESS HAPPY HOUR

OCTOBER 19, 2017

5-7pm drop-in

$5

Join us for a glass of wine and a casual evening printing coasters!  We’ll have the presses all set up and ready to print, so all you need to do is show up, have a drink, and try your hand at cranking the press.  Participants will leave with a small stack of freshly printed coasters and a light buzz. REGISTER HERE!

PERSONALIZED STATIONERY

DECEMBER 3, 2017

11am-2pm

$50

In this workshop, we will cover basic type setting skills and each student will print a set of personalized stationery to keep for themselves or give as a gift.  Paper and envelopes will be provided, as well as ink and all type setting supplies.  Great for holiday gift giving!  REGISTER HERE!

BUSINESS CARDS 101

MARCH 3, 2018

11am-2pm

$50

Learn basic principles of good digital type design, make a plate, and print!  Each student goes home with 50 business cards.  REGISTER HERE!

OPEN PRINT NIGHTS

DATES TBA

6-9pm drop-in

$15

Every few months we open our shop for an evening drop-in session for locals or visitors who just want to play around with some ink and type, learn a little more about the process, or work on their own self-directed project.  Previous printing experience is recommended, though not required.  Fee covers ink, paper, and some tools and guidance.  Additional tools and supplies will be available for purchase.  No registration necessary, just stop by!

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PRESS RENTAL

Already have letterpress experience?  Our Challenge proof press is available to experienced printers for hourly rental.  References required.  Please contact us for rates and availability. 

WEEKEND PRINT GETAWAY

Do you live out of town, want to learn more about letterpress, and want to visit Silver City for the weekend?  This workshop is for you!  You organize a group of 3-5 friends, and leave the rest to us.  We will arrange lovely accommodations for two nights, provide local restaurant suggestions and discounts, and teach you how to print in a relaxed, fun and supportive environment.  You will each come away with a completed project of your own design - could be an edition of prints, a suite of stationery, a stack of business cards, etc.  Transportation to/from Silver City not included. Please email us at info@powerandlightpress.com for more info!