Second Saturday Workshop: Wood Type, Chromatic Wood Type and its history

Saturday, July 14th, 9am (2 sessions)

 No. 3 Reading Room & Photo Book Works
469 Main Street – Beacon

Please join Esther K Smith, Dikko Faust and Paulette Myers-Rich at Traffic Street Press, 469 Main St., Beacon, NY, for an hour-long in-studio demonstration and discussion of how wood type and color is used in the letterpress printing process for signage and broadsides, with special attention paid to the use and history of chromatic wood type. Attendees will receive a signed copy of the broadside printed during the demonstration, which will also be for sale later in the evening. Space is limited to six participants each session, first come first served. Please register by July 12.

Session 1: 9 – 10 am
Session 2: 10:30-11:30 am
Cost: $200

Two sessions will be held on Saturday, July 14th

Please indicate which session you prefer or if either is fine and you will be notified if there is a space available upon inquiry. Payment in full reserves your seat; Register by email inquiry at: