Join Paperfinger and Regas Studio for this special joint workshop!
- Learn basic techniques in modern calligraphy with Paperfinger
- And experience the art of traditional letterpress to print beautiful bookplates at Regas Studio
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
-- How to use the fundamental tools of calligraphy and some of Paperfinger's top techniques
-- The step-by-step demo of letterpress printing...and then you'll run the press to make your own set of letterpress printed bookplates
-- Pull it all together to personalize the bookplates with your new calligraphy skills
WHO IT'S IDEAL FOR:
Beginners and enthusiasts...and folks looking for a fun activity with friends or an enjoyable way to create a custom, handmade gift!
AND...you get to take home these seriously nice goodies:
-- A complete calligraphy starter kit full of Paperfinger's favorite supplies
-- The Paperfinger practice workbook
-- An elegant set of letterpress printed bookplates, designed by Regas and printed by you
WHAT IT'LL BE LIKE:
Informative and laid-back! BYOB or enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and some cookies. Gather up some pals and do it together. Or come on your own! You'll practice, play with inks and paper and operate a Vandercook Press and Tabletop C&P, some of the coolest letterpress presses out there...all in the lovely, creative space of Regas Studio.
This workshop requires a minimum of 10 attendees or it may be cancelled/rescheduled. We cannot accept cancellations and won't be able to offer refunds but you are free to pass along your ticket to a friend if you can't attend. Any questions, just ask us!
For any questions about the Paperfinger workshop series or services, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you can't make it to this one, just sign up for our workshop mailing list and we'll let you know as soon as we have more on the schedule. More coming each month!
If you're super eager for a Paperfinger/Regas workshop and can't make it to this one, let us know (email@example.com)! If we hear from enough of you, we may be able to add another date to the series!
Paperfinger started in 2008 and ever since then Bryn Chernoff, calligrapher/owner, has been busy creating modern calligraphy artwork and products for weddings, events, logos, branding, stationery, stamps and custom gifts. Paperfinger's aesthetic is unique and well-loved. Using traditional instruments of calligraphy, Bryn's work has a modern and contemporary feel, plus an extensive and wide range of styles. Paperfinger has been featured in and by Real Simple, Anthropologie, Town & Country, Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, The Knot, Brides, Daily Candy, SwissMiss, Cool Hunting, The New York Times and on every major wedding blog. Bryn has been instructing privately for years and will be hosting more and more workshops in both New York City and Portland, Oregon this coming year.
Explore recent projects and Paperfinger's online portfolio of work.
About Regas Studio:
Regas is an all-star letterpress design studio, located on the sunny second floor of a small Greek Orthodox Church in the heart of Manhattan. As a brand, Regas embraces traditional while constantly seeking new inspiration. They focus on a personal connection, discovering the soul of an event, and the expression of each and every couple's story through a complete design. Staying true to the letterpress art form, all product is printed in-house on an original Vandercook press. Regas offers a ready-to-mail wedding collection, custom invitations, personalized stationery, event suites and holiday cards (although the possibilities are endless!). Regas has been spotlighted as the 2013 Stationery Pick for The Knot's Best of Weddings and worked with Martha Stewart Weddings on a collaboration printed in the Spring 2012 issue. Regas has also enjoyed press from The Knot, Brides, New York Weddings Magazine and Style Me Pretty.
Regas Studio (View)
307 West 54th Street (at 8th Ave)
New York, NY 10019
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