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Power of the Press Fest: Workshop at Detroit Wood Type Co.

  • Detroit Wood Type Co. 13401 Mount Elliott Street Hamtramck, MI, 48212 United States (map)

Saturday, April 8th [10AM–4PM], $80

This workshop will introduce participants to the fundamentals of typesetting. Participants will be creating letterpress printed pocket notebooks using a mixture of wood type, lead type, and vintage printer's blocks. Saddle stapler, corner rounder, Kingsley foil stamper, and Embos-o-graf will be available for a variety of finishing techniques.

Instructor Bio: Don Kilpatrick - Don Kilpatrick III moved to Detroit in 2007 to begin his career at the College for Creative Studies as a faculty member in the Illustration Department of which he has been the department chair since 2010. A successful freelance illustrator, Kilpatrick's work has been featured in publications such as Fortune, the L.A. Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Additionally, he has exhibited his art work in New York, Philadelphia, and Miami. The Butcher's Daughter hosted Kilpatrick's first solo exhibition in November of 2012, and another solo exhibition in December of 2013

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