Given my passion for type and design and printing, why did I wait 44 years before touching a printing press for the first time? Who knows. But, man oh man, did I have a good time once I did.
If you’re within reach of Brooklyn and have an interest in letterpress printing, I highly recommend you consider a workshop at The Arm. It’s a great space, and Dan, who owns the space and runs the workshop, is am excellent teacher, hitting a sweet spot of instruction and standing back.
I’ve posted some photos of the workshop and some of the printed results; here’s my favourite: