by David Hughes


Available in Print and Ebook Formats

First Steps in Letterpress

First Edition, 2013


Firsts Steps in Letterpress is aimed at the beginner and gives you all the help and advice you need to start letterpress printing at home.

Letterpress printing is a traditional craft that has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years. Modern digital techniques have made printing from home a viable proposition. This book covers both the traditional methods and the more up-to-date methods made possible by the digital revolution.

Stunning photography, optimised for the latest tablet devices, aims to both inspire and instruct the beginner to this fascinating craft.

The Reference Section lists suppliers of all the equipment and materials that you will need, both in the USA and UK.

Places to go for online help and advice are listed, to enable you to take the hobby even further. Links to instructional videos on setting type the traditional way, and setting up and operating a table-top press are included.

This book will open your eyes to the huge variety of products that can be produced using the letterpress process, and provide you with the information you need to take your knowledge and skills to the next level.