With over 25 years experience in the graphic industry & owning and managing Design College Australia for over ten years, Clint has a strong understanding of how analogue design & printmaking skills can benifit the creative mind. Clint is pasionate about sharing his extensive letterpress collection and typography knowledge with people in an attempt to keep the 500 year tradition of letterpress…
This letterpress printmaking letterpress will share the primary skills of letterpress printing using vintage handset typography. Each participant will compose, lock-up, and print a traditional letterpress forme on our presses. The letterpress session kicks off with a historical introduction to letterpress, fonts and the typographic system. This is followed by a tour through the workspace…
All letterpress printmaking equipment will be provided
The Bacon Factory is leading Australias’ revival of letterpress printmaking — a technology that transformed communication in the 15th century and is now a creative art medium of the 21st century. Our studio space is first and foremost a letterpress workshop that sets the stage for all our creative and educational activities. The Bacon Factory is home to a co-op of Brisbane creatives with expertise in the visual arts.