Sending hand-written cards is a great way to send love, birthday wishes, and thanks. Hey, it beats sending a Facebook greeting, right? Give your card extra DIY love by letterpressing it. The lucky object of your affection won't be able to stop beaming with joy at your handcrafted and heartfelt goodness.
In this class, you’ll learn the basics of letterpress printing your own greeting cards. This includes an overview of custom plate making, basic ink mixing, printing setup, and proper inking using a brayer. Plus, you’ll be able to apply the techniques you learn in this class to help you create wedding invitations, holiday cards, business cards and art prints. Letterpress FTW!
Oh, by the way, once you purchase the class, we’ll send a confirmation with a link to watch the class. Your access never expires, and you can continue to access the class from the email link or from your Orders page.
All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheet prepared by Eunice that is available for download after purchase.
To create your own custom KF-152 printing plates head over to our friends at Boxcar Press. Just send in one of our downloadable Hello!Lucky designs (or your own!) and they'll send back a ready-to-print plate. Note: When ordering your custom plates, you'll need to order one plate per ink color (since color is printed separately).
Learn how to print gorgeous greeting cards using a modern tabletop letterpress.
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Learn leatherworking basics and pattern design. You’ll finish and stitch your own leather tray.
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