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Book Arts & Letterpress Studio

Press + Binding = Book Art

8am-4am daily, 24 hours last 3 weeks of the semester

Book Arts & Letterpress Studio
Founders Hall Rm. 103
Oakland Campus

Access to undergrads enrolled in a Bookworks, Letterpress, or other class at CCA held in the Book Arts & Letterpress Studio and to undergrads who have taken a Bookworks or Letterpress class with permission from the Studio Manager.

Access to grads enrolled in Bookworks, Letterpress, or other class at CCA held in the Book Arts & Letterpress Studio, grads working with a Printmaking Faculty Member to complete a unit, and grads who have been given permission from the Studio Manager and Department Chair.

Book Arts & Letterpress Studio Access Policy


510-594-3619

Kate Goyette

Printmaking Studio Manager

About the Book Arts & Letterpress Studio

Founders 103 is a dedicated studio for book arts and letterpress, which offers a full range of bookbinding equipment.


Specializing in These Materials

  • Ink
  • Paint
  • Paper

Tools and Equipment

  • American French tool-etching press (a gift from our benefactor, Yozo Hamaguchi)
  • 3 additional etching presses: 2 Brand presses and 1 Ettan press
  • 3 lithography presses, including a new Takach press
  • 100+ lithography stones (small, medium, large)
  • Acid room
  • 2 sign presses
  • Large-screen exposing table
  • Screen wash-out area
  • Screen-coating facility
  • Hollander beater
  • Hydro-pulper
  • Numerous molds for various handmade paper sheet sizes
  • Couching screens for drying handmade paper
  • 2 Vandercook letterpresses
  • Photopolymer platemaker
  • Several hundred cases of wood and metal type
  • Bookbinding equipment

Resources

ORIENTATION DATES

BOOK ARTS & LETTERPRESS ORIENTATION

If you would like access to the Book Arts & Letterpress Studio, please email the Studio Manager, Kate Goyette at kate@cca.edu.

You may need to attend a Book Arts & Letterpress Studio orientation. During the orientation, we will review proper studio usage and designate storage space for you.

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PRINTMAKING WINTER BREAK STUDIO SCHEDULE

Dec 14, 2017, 9:32 AM by Kate Goyette

ALL PRINT STUDIOS WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL STUDENTS FROM SUNDAY, 12/16/18 AT 6PM UNTIL TUESDAY, 01/22/19 AT 8AM

WINTER BREAK PRINT STUDIO SCHEDULE DETAILS:

  • Friday, 12/14/18: last day of classes, studios close at ...