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!

 

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Introduction to Brush Lettering

Thursday, May 31, 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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Introduction to Letterpress

Sunday, June 17, 1:00-5:00pm, $75

Grab your dad  and join us for a Father's Day afternoon of cast iron and lead!

Learn the basics of creating with type! 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. Attendees will take home a set of monogrammed A-2 notecards and a set of A-2 calling cards.

NOTE :: Held at Reflex Letterpress, 523 Medford Street, Charlestown, MA


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Intermediate Modern Lettering

Sunday June 24, 1:00-3:30pm, $80

Are you looking to enhance your lettering skills by learning more about flourishes, composition, and different modern lettering styles? Join Amelia and Natasha of We're Into It for an in depth, intermediate level lettering workshop. If you already know the basics of brush lettering and have some practice time under your belt, this workshop will help you take your work from basic to unbelievable! It's also a great follow-up for students who have attended our past introductory level events. 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.


Cambridge Open Studios

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

Stay tuned for more details as September approaches!