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Field trip!

This past Wednesday the Lion team took a trip to Williamsburg to participate in a letterpress workshop at The Arm Letterpress.


The Arm is a great space with multiple letterpresses that is open for public use, just make a reservation.

Printing equipment at The Arm Letterpress

We were shown the ropes and given a really interesting overview by 5th generation printer Dan Morris, ably assisted by Henry, the dalmation.

Dan demonstrating for Laurel

A Heidelberg Letterpress and type cabinet
Kerning pieces

Ella finds her letter, Laurel finds a friend…

Ella finds her letter, Laurel finds a friend

Victoria dives into ombre…

Victoria dives into ombre

Everyone gets to take a letterpress for a spin…

Everyone working the letterpresses

The results…

Letterpressed results

We had an amazing experience, got the creative juices flowing and can’t wait to come back — Thank you, The Arm!!!

Lion in the Sun in wooden type

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