Workshops

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INTRODUCTION TO WOOD TYPE

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17th, 2019

2-5 PM

$50

Perfect for the designer, activist, or artist interested in wood type! In this workshop, we will learn about wood type, set fun compositions, and learn to print on our Showcard sign press! Each attendee will leave with a stack of 15 posters of their own design. Email accounts@powerandlightpress.com to register!

BUSINESS CARDS 101

Sunday, March 24, 2019

2-5 PM

$50

Learn basic principles of good digital type design and learn to print on our Chandler & Price press using a polymer plate!  Each student goes home with 50 business cards.Email accounts@powerandlightpress.com to register!

PRIVATE WORKSHOPS

DATES FLEXIBLE 

$150

Available for one or two attendees, each private workshop is customized to any project you dream up! Design a wood-type poster, set lead type, or work with a polymer plate of your own design. Private workshops run for three hours and are available evenings or weekends at our printshop in Silver City, NM. Email accounts@powerandlightpress.com to book! 

OPEN PRINT NIGHTS

next session 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.  Email accounts@powerandlightpress.com to RSVP!

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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!