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Bristol in Print Workshops

4 WORKSHOPS EACH SHOWING A DIFFERENT STAGE OF THE PRINTING PROCESS. 

Please book directly with Charlotte Biszewski. charlottebiszewski@gmail.com
To learn more about this project, please visit www.bristolsetinprint.com

The first workshop will be this Saturday 21 May.  The workshop starts off site and will be in the SPS studio after midday until 4pm.

WORKSHOP 1

21st of May- An Introduction to the world of Print and the BRISTOL IN PRINT Project


We will start by looking a little bit of History into the background of the Bristol Print Industry. We will have a chance to design the final artwork, together we will create a map of Bristol, looking at where the print houses once were. 

 
DETAILS
 
We will be meeting at 9.30 at 
The Letterpress Collective
Centrespace, 6 Leonard Lane, Bristol BS1 1EA (MAP)
 
There will be a workshop going  on that day, so we will be meeting in the back room, we will have a chance to have a quick look around the workshop.
There will be Coffee and Tea.
 
The Letterpress Collective are having their Festival of Apathy, It stated last night and continues until the 25th of May, I encourage you to attend or visit the exhibition 
Once we have gone through the introductions, 
we will spend some time doing a small walking tour of the city centre,
sketching ideas for map making and being introduced to the history of print in the city and where the print houses once were.
 
We will spend the afternoon Spike Print Studio (MAP)
here we will have the chance to collect our ideas, We will draw plans and designs for the final map artwork which will be printed over the course of the workshops.
WORKSHOP 2
 
11th of June- Composition

We will begin to set the type for the project.
We will be working with a group of compositors, exploring spacing and the techniques of setting, 
in this informal workshop.
WORKSHOPS 3 & 4
 
16th and 17th of July- Machine Minding and Finishing
 
Saturday and Sunday will be our final weekend of printing. For this stage we will work with a team of Machine Minders and NATSOPA’s to print the final map.