Unplug and get inspired with these hands-on workshops!
Transform a flat piece of paper into a functional pinhole camera, while learning how light works. You can then use your camera with photo paper (provided) to take large-format pictures—which you can develop in instant coffee and baking soda. Kelli Anderson is a designer/paper engineer who uses humble materials to expose invisible forces at play in the world. Obsessed with the transparency and intimacy offered by “lo-fi magic,” she believes that handheld experiences can effectively challenge our expectations about how the larger world works.Cost: $50 Date / Time: Thursday, Oct. 25th, 1pm-4pm Location: Little Rock, AR Register Now
A 4 hour intensive hand lettering workshop covering the basics of drawing letterforms as well as the presenter’s self developed technique for 3D lettering. A booklet will be provided for each attendee to work through and take home as well as a piece of the presenter’s famous kraft card to paint their single letter artwork onto.Cost: $75 Date / Time: Thursday, Oct. 25th, 12pm-4pm Location: Little Rock, AR Register Now
Do you have something to say? Make a poster! Over the course of this four-hour workshop, you’ll learn the basics of how to set type into a form using wood and metal type. You will design your poster using type available at Yella Dog Press, lock it up on a Vandercook IV, and pull your prints! Paper size will be approximately 12” x 18”, with maximum image a bit smaller than that. You can expect to walk away with an edition of 10 of your custom designed posters—more if time allows. All skill levels are welcome–all you need is your imagination!Cost: $100 Date / Time: Thursday, Oct. 25, 8am-noon Location: Little Rock, AR Register Now
LOOK at a full scale antique letterpress printshop, SEE how hand-set wood and metal type is composed and locked up, PULL custom prints from antique presses. All skill levels are welcome. Yella Dog Press will have a poster set up on the press and cards set up on the Chandler & Price and attendees will have the opportunity to pull prints and keep what they pull. Pre-printed swag will also be available to carry away.Cost: Free for MxF 6 Attendees! Date / Time: Thursday, Oct. 25th, 2pm-3pm Location: Little Rock, AR Register Now