Albertine Press

 

Workshops & Special Events

We are excited to offer a wide variety of workshops, readings, and other special events in our studio. Let's share some space, get creative, and start some great conversations together!

 


Modern Calligraphy

Wednesday, September  26, 6:30-8:00pm, $75

Join Jessica from Sip ‘n Script for a creative night of pretty lettering! Whether you’re a stationery nerd, DIY Bride-to-be, or a just crafty gal, this workshop you’ll be learning an introduction of modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen and ink. We will cover all the basics and get you ready to add those special lettered details to your snail mail, wedding paper goods, home decor and more! The perfect crafty night out!

Class includes 1.5 hours of instruction and demonstration, a beginner’s calligraphy kit (2 nibs, black ink, straight pen holder and 2 alphabet guides), all writing materials, light snacks and refreshments. Everything is yours to keep at the end of the night!


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Cambridge Open Studios

September 29 & 30, 12:00 - 6:00pm

Stay tuned for more details as September approaches!


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Intro to Brush Lettering

Tuesday, October 2nd, 6:00-8:00pm, $70

Join Amelia & Natasha of We're Into It for a workshop to learn the basics of hand lettering with brush pens. Come learn how to add hand lettered details to your snail mail, stationery, home decor, DIY gifts, wedding materials, and more! Registration includes a take-home kit of all the brush lettering materials you need to get started – brush lettering workbook, a set of brush lettering pens, materials to create a custom piece, and a personalized gift.


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Intro to Letterpress

Saturday, October 6th, 2:00-6:00pm, $75

Learn the basics of creating with type! Students will learn type composition with real lead letters; proper lead form setup and page layout; how to set up, use and clean a Vandercook proofing press; and how to trim the prints to size. The focus will be on technical skill with an eye for producing a beautiful result. Attendees will also learn some of the history of letterpress printing, the current renaissance in letterpress, and how the instructor came to work with letterpress. Participants will take home a set of monogrammed A-2 notecards and a set of A-2 calling cards.

Please note this workshop takes place at Reflex Letterpress, 523 Medford Street, Charlestown.


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Hocus Pocus & Chill - Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Tuesday, October 23rd, 6:30-8:00pm, $75

Join Sip ‘n Script for a creative night of pretty lettering on festive Fall cards while sipping hard cider! Whether you’re a stationery nerd, DIY Bride-to-be, or a just crafty gal, this workshop you’ll be learning an introduction of modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen and ink. We will cover all the basics and get you ready to add those special lettered details to your snail mail, wedding paper goods, home decor and more! The perfect crafty night out!

Class includes a beginner’s calligraphy kit (2 nibs, black ink, straight pen holder and 2 alphabet guides), writing materials, light snacks and refreshments . Everything is yours to keep at the end of the night!


Halloween Lettering Workshop 

Saturday, October 27th, 1:00-3:00pm, $70

Join Amelia & Natasha of We're Into It for a workshop to learn the basics of hand lettering, and instantly turn your skills into festive fall decor! They will focus on calligraphic style lettering and how it can be applied to make Halloween decorations. You will walk away with a beautifully decorated pumpkin, ready to impress all your neighbors and guests. They will also have plenty of supplies on hand for you to create other pieces of your choice! 


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Letterpress Holiday Cards

Saturday, November 10th, 2:00-6:00pm, $75

'Tis the season for holiday cards - so come print your own! Attendees will learn type composition with real lead letters; proper lead form setup and page layout; how to set up, use and clean a Vandercook proofing press; and how to trim the prints to size. The focus will be on technical skill with an eye for producing a beautiful result. Attendees will also learn some of the history of letterpress printing, the current renaissance in letterpress, and how the instructor came to work with letterpress. All participants will create and take home a set of A-2 holiday cards.

Please note this workshop takes place at Reflex Letterpress, 523 Medford Street, Charlestown.


Letterpress Gifts

Saturday, December 8th, 10:00am-2:00pm, $75

Ho Ho Holiday gift time - create handmade gifts with the craft of letterpress! Students will learn type composition with real lead letters; proper lead form setup and page layout; how to set up, use and clean a Vandercook proofing press; and how to trim the prints to size. The focus will be on technical skill with an eye for producing a beautiful result. Attendees will also learn some of the history of letterpress printing, the current renaissance in letterpress, and how the instructor came to work with letterpress. Participants will create and take home printed paper gifts of their own creation.

Please note this workshop takes place at Reflex Letterpress, 523 Medford Street, Charlestown.