Letterpress printing with Patrick Randle

Ref: SLW08476

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About this course

Plan, design and print an eight page format book as you explore working with metal and wood type. Techniques include composition, setting type, ink application, pressure harmony and simple binding. Work with the process and materials imaginatively to evolve the unique look of your book.


Patrick Randle

Patrick Randle runs Nomad Letterpress from the Whittington Press, near Cheltenham. Patrick grew up working at the Press with his father John, studied History of Art at Leeds University, and went on to finish his apprenticeship with Hand & Eye Letterpress and Alan Kitching in London. Patrick is co-editor and printer of Double Dagger, printer of Matrix, 'the finest periodical of the book arts of the 20th Century', and has led letterpress workshops and demonstrations extensively throughout the UK and Europe.


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