November – Letterpress Greeting Card Workshop

Date & Time: Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)

1705 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Buy Tickets ($10 to cover material costs).  UPDATE October 14th – SOLD OUT – GET ON THE WAIT LIST!

About this Workshop:

Working in graphic design, web design or a related field? Think funny and quirky messages are totally awesome? Love paper products? Oh, and you have to REALLY FREAKIN LOVE TYPOGRAPHY!!! Then it sounds like this workshop is for you! Who doesn’t love hearing “You’re totally out of this world” or “Thank You for Existing” ? No one, right!

You are going to create an awesome greeting or saying to be designed and put on a 5×7 flat card, which will then be letterpressed and returned to you to brighten someone’s day!

The Bare Bones of CPAUG’s Letterpress Greeting Card Class Led by Ashley Mentzer, Web Designer at WebpageFX:

Explore some greeting card designers
Cover a few hand type treatments
Understand the letterpress process
Go over how to set card files up for print using Adobe Illustrator
Develop a greeting/saying
Create a 5×7 card to be printed

What You Get:

One Design One Color Print 10 (5×7 Cards with Envelopes)

What It Costs:

Tickets are $10 each and covers the costs of materials. UPDATE October 14th – SOLD OUT – GET ON THE WAIT LIST!

What To Bring:

Any sayings/greetings you think are rockin’!
That marker or pen you can live without.
Your sketchbook!
A device to let you connect to the internet, preferably a laptop or iPad, but this is totally optional.
And a smile, of course!!

Topic level: Beginner

Who should attend: Anyone who wants to learn how to make letterpress greeting cards

About the Presenter:

Ashley Mentzer is a web designer at WebpageFX specializing in web development, social media campaigns and user experience. Her work has been featured on the Huffington Post and Yahoo Finance. She is a letter lover, iced tea drinker and adventure seeker. She holds a BFA in Communication Design from Kutztown University. If you’re a CPAUG member, you’ll know her from her previous CPAUG presentation on Typography !Feel free to check out her website at and contact her on Twitter or Instagram at @ashleymmentzer

Light Refreshments Provided by WebpageFX

WebpageFX be providing light snacks & refreshments at this event!

WebpageFX is a full-service Internet marketing company offering innovative web marketing solutions to mid to large size companies across the globe. Located in Harrisburg, PA.

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