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Chromatic Typographic RISO Posters

  • 3583 Dubois Street Detroit, MI, 48207 United States (map)


Explore the delight of Risograph printing by making multi-colored posters using chromatic typography. This workshop will introduce participants to the fundamentals of Risograph printing for making multi-color prints and familiarize participants with the mechanics of the Risograph printer. We’ll also explore approaches to making chromatic type and lettering. Participants will produce small editions of posters.

Instructor Bio: Ryan Molloy is an inter-disciplinary designer and educator. Ryan Molloy is currently a professor of graphic design at Eastern Michigan University. Prior to EMU he was a visiting lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin’s Design Division where he also received his M.F.A. in Design. Molloy has a B.Arch. degree as well, and he has worked as both an architect and a graphic designer. His design work has received several awards including the Art Directors Club Young Guns award. Molloy was a co-coordinator for the Open Book Workshop, an experimental book workshop based on the 2010 exhibition Open Book: An International Survey of Experimental Books. Ryan Molloy and Leslie Atzmon received a 2012 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grant for the workshop and the book The Open Book Project. He is currently developing chromatic fonts for letterpress printing. 

Eventbrite - Chromatic Typographic RISO Posters
Earlier Event: April 8
Print-Together with Ocelot Print Shop
Later Event: April 8
Workshop at Detroit Wood Type Co.