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Polymer Platemaking Lab

  • San Francisco Center for the Book 375 Rhose Island Street San Francisco, CA (map)

This three-hour workshop teaches students how to make detailed photopolymer plates that result in high-quality letterpress prints. The course includes discussions of how to produce both metal-backed and sticky-backed plates from film and digital files.

Before registering for this workshop, it is recommended that you take SFCB's Polymer Core 1 :: Digital Design for Letterpress. The Photopolymer Platemaking Lab qualifies participants to rent SFCB’s photopolymer plate maker.

The cost of this workshop is $65, plus $20 if you would like to make your own plates at the conclusion of the lab. Click here for more information and registration.

Earlier Event: January 28
Intro to Letterpress
Later Event: February 23
Intro to Letterpress