Thomas Gravemaker
06 12 45 14 01

2 augustus 2020

LetterpressAmsterdam Summer-Autumn 2020

LetterpressAmsterdam, the typographical workshop in the centre of Amsterdam

Evening Courses
Evening courses are six nights filled with type, ink, paper and presses. Participants will learn basics and are given a group assignment where each member can pursue their own idea or project. For everyone’s safety and health no more than 3 participants.

Six Wednesday evenings, starting 2 September or 21 October, from 19:00–21:30 hrs

€ 250, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea etc.

Weekend Courses
During the 2-day course, you will get a thorough introduction to letterpress printing. You will learn to set metal and wood type, and print on Vandercook or Korrex proofpresses.

Sat 29–Sun 30 August, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

Sat 19–Sun 20 September, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

Sat 24–Sun 25 October, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

Sat 28–Sun 29 November, from 10:00–17:00 hrs

€ 250, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea etc.

Weekend courses can also be private or in groups of up to 3, and can be adjusted to meet the needs and experience levels of the participants.

Finer Typography
A 4-day workshop
15–18 October 2020, from 10:00–17:00 hrs
€ 400, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea etc.
The workshop will take place at Atelier t in Bierbeek (Belgium). Atelier t – an initiative of Niels Goovaerts and Katleen Vereecken – is situated close to Leuven. In a rural setting we’ll be working with type, ink and paper.

Early Announcement Summer Letterpress
A 5-day workshop
10–14 July 2021, from 10:00–17:00 hrs
€ 500, inclusive of materials, coffee and tea etc.
Possibility to camp.
After the success of the 2020 edition, LetterpressAmsterdam and Atelier t offer another Summer Letterpress Workshop in Bierbeek (Belgium).

Unless indicated differently, courses are being held in a unique and inspiring location in the centre of Amsterdam. Just a 10-minute walk from Central Station. Personal attention for small groups or one-2-one courses. Well equipped, fascinating workspace with a variety of type and presses…

Courses available in Dutch, English, French and German.

Studio Pass
People with letterpress experience can purchase a Studio Pass and will have access to our quality type and presses as well as our knowledge. No more than two persons at a time. Presses available: a Vandercook Universal I, a Korrex Hannover and a Korrex Stuttgart.
Thomas Gravemaker (typographer/letterpress printer and founder of LA) will be there to advise and guide you.

Explore new techniques!
Already have some experience with letterpress techniques, and looking to dive a bit deeper? Select the workshop that suits you best – or arrange a weekend course with a friend. Contact us!

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