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Letterpress with Tom Boulton – Sunday 12 December – 10am to 4pm

12th December 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM GMT


After many previous popular workshops, Tom Boulton has been asked to return to share his extensive knowledge of Letterpress printing with us once again!

Tom’s creative process is a little unusual, being that the structure of letterpress machines are so limiting.

“You are incredibly restricted, in the basic sense that you have a set amount of fonts and they are the size they are. You can go into printing a new design and have the idea or form in your head and the process forces you to adapt the design, so you create something completely different.”

He tries to think less and create with the natural flow……

“I like the way words feel. I usually start with how words feel rather than how they look.”

Tom, aka TYPETOM.COM, trained as a typographic designer and is now a self-taught letterpress printer. With over ten years’ experience he has been commissioned by the likes of Tate Modern, Fortnum and Mason, Southbank Centre and The Design Museum. He has been included in the London Design Festival twice and has been featured in publications such as Creative Review, The Telegraph and Country Living.

Date: Sunday 12 December
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: £90 / Members £85

Check out his website here


12th December 2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM GMT
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Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre
Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
07930 384753
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