Got the letterpress bug after seeing this show? There are numerous resources to help you go further.
HISTORY OF LETTERPRESS
Here are a few links to orient yourself to what you are seeing:
LOCALLY IN SOUTHERN CA
- Learn more and take classes at HMCT Archetype Press at Art Center.
- Learn about letterpress history at the International Printing Museum
- Take letterpress classes at Otis College of Art & Design Laboratory Press.
- If you can do so safely, check with your local letterpress shops to take a tour and see live printing such as at Czar Press in Irvine. Support your local letterpress printers and artists!
- Get educated about contemporary letterpress. Many graphic design, printmaking and typography classes may have connections and opportunities for further learning.
GET PRINTING YOURSELF
- Get started with your own press: https://www.provisionalpress.com/
- Buy antique letterpress equipment including metal and wood type at:
There are of course other noteworthy letterpress resources including: