The letterpress is a great tool to create one of a kind monotype prints. Observe the basics of locking up a composition of wood type and then learn monotype techniques, such as layering colors directly onto the woodtype, as well as creating organic textures.
Lara Henderson is a book artist based in Providence, RI. Lara attended the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth for her BFA in Graphic Design/ Letterform. In 2010, she completed her MFA at the University of the Arts for their Book Arts/ Printmaking, focusing on book structures and offset lithography. Lara is currently the Printshop and Industries Manager at the AS220 Community Printshop in Providence.