Get a taste of Letterpress.
Unless stated otherwise, 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…
Professional and hands-on approach with experienced, knowledgeable and passionate teaching. Courses available in Dutch, English, French and German.
…I bring the years of experience, you come with the enthusiasm, the questions and a willingness to learn…
Evening & Weekend Courses
Evening courses are 6 evenings filled with type, ink, paper and presses. Members learn basics and are given a group assignment where each member can pursue their own idea or project. Maximum participation 4 members.
During the weekend course, you will get a thorough introduction to letterpress printing and typography. You will learn to set metal and wood type, and print on Vandercook or Korrex proofpresses.
Weekend courses can be private or in groups of up to 4, and can be adjusted to meet the needs and experience levels of the participants.
Tuesday Evening Course
Starting September 3, 2019
Starting October 22, 2019
Sat 21–Sun 22 September, 2019
€ 250/weekend (1 place available)
Sat 26–Sun 27 October, 2019
Long-Weekend with Wood Type
During this workshop, you’ll be able to work on a larger scale with the rich collection of wood type, learn to set up a forme, prepare for and print. At the same time, you’ll learn about press maintenance etc.
Fri 4, Sat 5, and Sun 6 October, 2019
€ 350/3 days
“Thank you Thomas, It was an unforgettable experience! Looking forward to the next one."
— Gyula, Quint Studios
“Thank you for such a lovely weekend course it was really great!”
— Sabrina, Ode to A,
..wat stappen verder gekomen!
“Dankzij jou zijn we in ieder geval heel wat stappen verder gekomen en daar zijn we je nog altijd heel erg dankbaar voor.”