Explore new techniques. 

Already have some experience with letterpress techniques, and looking for dive a bit deeper? Select the workshop that suits you best - or arrange a weekend course with a friend.

 

Evening & Weekend Courses

Tuesday Evening Course
Starting January 8, 2019
19:00–21:30
€250/6-nights (fully booked)

Starting February 26, 2019
19:00–21:30
€250/6-nights (fully booked)

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.

Weekend Courses
Sat 23–Sun 24 February, 2019
10:00–17:00
€ 250/weekend (1 place left)

Sat 9–Sun 10 March, 2019
10:00–17:00
€ 250/weekend

Sat 13–Sun 14 April, 2019
10:00–17:00
€ 250/weekend

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.

Weekend courses can also be scheduled on request.

 

 

5-day Courses

In-Depth Typography
A 5-day workshop
Saturday 18 May–Wednesday 22 May
10:00–17:00
€450 (fully booked)

During this 5-day workshop, you'll be learning the finer details of typesetting, proofing, lay-out, setting up a forme, preparing for and printing. At the same time, you'll learn about press maintenance etc.
(see some comments further down)

Bauhaus Centenary
A 5-day workshop
Wednesday 26 June–Sunday 30 June
10:00–17:00
€450

It is 100 years ago, that the Bauhaus started to become one of the most influential schools of design. During this workshop, you will be working with some of the favorite materials of the typography department, metal type and brass rules. To inspire you or to widen your knowledge, a wide selection of reference material will be available.

 

Reviews

 

Superworkshop

bij LetterpressAmsterdam gevolgd! Grandioze docent, fantastisch programma en geweldige medecursisten!.

Esther,
The Netherlands

It was another stunning day!

Thomas is always there at the right moment to teach and guide, the team prepared to get the best out of their tasks and encouraging each other to improve results! Chapeau LetterpressAmsterdam!

Bert, 
The Netherlands

Thank you again

for a most inspiring week of letterpress printing. You're a fine teacher, and I'm honored to continue to learn from you.

Luise,
Scotland

 

Gallery

**Special thanks to Rolf Rosing for select photos.