Letterpress Card Workshop

Who: Taught by Sara McNally, Constellation & Co. Founder
When: More letterpress workshop dates coming in 2018!
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $75 per person
Class Size: 4 participants

Join us for a hands on letterpress greeting card workshop! First, you'll design your own custom greeting card with wood type, lead type and printer's blocks from our collection. Once it's all locked up, we'll help you letterpress print it using our historic iron handpress from the late 1800's. Class cost includes the three-hour workshop, paper for use in class, at least five printed cards of your design, and coordinating envelopes in the color of your choice.

About Sara:
Sara McNally is a graphic designer, letterpress printer, greeting card writer, wood engraver, bison enthusiast and podcast obsessive. Her simple, honest cards use humor and sincerity to connect people.

Letterpress Poster Workshop

Who: Taught by Sara McNally, Constellation & Co. Founder
When: More letterpress workshop dates coming in 2018!
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $75 per person
Class Size: 4 participants

Join us for a hands on letterpress greeting poster workshop! First, you'll design your own custom poster with wood type and printer's blocks from our collection. Once it's all locked up, we'll help you letterpress print it using our historic iron handpress from the late 1800's. Class cost includes the three-hour workshop, paper for use in class, at least one printed poster of your design.

About Sara:
Sara McNally is a graphic designer, letterpress printer, greeting card writer, wood engraver, bison enthusiast and podcast obsessive. Her simple, honest cards use humor and sincerity to connect people.

Hand Lettering 101

Who: Taught by Rosie Powell from Songbird Paperie!
When: More hand lettering workshop dates coming in 2018!
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $50
Class Size: 6 participants

Join us for wine and treats while you learn how to maximize your own handwriting to create fun and beautiful works of art! This foundational workshop will show you how to identify a unique style and build upon your own handwriting. Learn different fonts, simple layouts, and the coveted faux-ligraphy!

At the end of class, you will take home your own "print" along with some goodies to set you up for your next hand lettering project, including the beginner lettering pen set by one of our favorite brands, Tombow! You’ll be all set with four different types of lettering pens, as well a smudge-free pencil and a great eraser for sketching before committing to ink.

Want to build on your new handwriting skills? Keep a look out for more workshops to come, like our envelope addressing class to help you through the holiday card season! 

About Rosie Powell:
Rosie is the lead designer of Songbird Paperie, a design and calligraphy studio based in Queen Anne. Her love for calligraphy and hand lettering has been a life-long passion. She was the kid in elementary school who wrote her notes in different fonts, colors, and styles! (In perfect lettering, of course!) She started studying the classic art of dip pen calligraphy in 2001, and has been developing multiple styles of calligraphy since.  Follow her on Instagram @songbirdpaperie!
 

Hand Lettering: Envelope Addressing

Who: Taught by Rosie Powell from Songbird Paperie!
When: More hand lettering workshop dates coming in 2018!
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $50 per person
Class Size: 6 participants

Join us for wine and treats while you learn how to maximize your own handwriting.  This workshop will focus specifically on envelope addressing, but will go over the principals of hand lettering too!

In our Envelope Addressing Workshop, you'll have a quick introduction to our foundational hand lettering principles, and then spend the rest of class learning fun and new creative ways to address your snail mail! Learn different fonts, simple layouts, and the coveted faux-ligraphy!

Every student will leave with 5+ new envelope addressing styles, and a set of our favorite pens to write on envelopes, including dark-colored envelopes!

About Rosie Powell:
Rosie is the lead designer of Songbird Paperie, a design and calligraphy studio based in Queen Anne. Her love for calligraphy and hand lettering has been a life-long passion. She was the kid in elementary school who wrote her notes in different fonts, colors, and styles! (In perfect lettering, of course!) She started studying the classic art of dip pen calligraphy in 2001, and has been developing multiple styles of calligraphy since.  Follow her on Instagram @songbirdpaperie!