Printing Process Identification Workshop

Course Details


Hooke College of Applied Science is offering a one-day workshop in Printing Process Identification taught entirely online by Joe Barabe, Senior Research Microscopist at Barabe & Associates LLC.  This popular workshop covers topics in fine art, commercial and office printing processes including historical relief, intaglio and planographic as well as contemporary digital processes.

What You Will Learn

  • The major (and some minor) printing processes used throughout history.
  • The identifying characteristics of each printing process discussed.
  • How these printing processes work.
  • How these printing processes are used.
  • When these printing processes were first used.
  • The value of printing process identification.

print process images

Who Should Attend?

Professionals in museum conservation and curatorial professionals, forensic scientists, especially forensic document examiners, and librarians have found this workshop useful.

This workshop was previously presented in house, with each student at a stereomicroscope using a 45-piece reference set. An expanded version of this reference set will be available separately for purchase and will include a sample set of approximately 50 exemplars, a brief diagnostic description of each process represented in the sample set, and a PDF copy of Barabe’s “Printing Process Identification: A Microscopical Atlas” that appeared in the Journal of Forensic Document Examination, Volume 20, 2010.

Costs

Cost for this lecture course: $395.

Cost of Optional Exemplar Reference set: $395.

print process samples
Exemplar Reference Set.

Upon completion of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • The major (and some minor) printing processes used throughout history.
  • The identifying characteristics of each printing process discussed.
  • How these printing processes work.
  • How these printing processes are used.
  • When these printing processes were first used.
  • The value of printing process identification.
  • Printing Process Identification: A Brief Atlas. Journal of Forensic Document Examination. Volume 20 (2010).
  • Selected exemplars of printing processes, both historical and contemporary, available for purchase (not included in course fee).

Please see our General Policies page for information related to course registration and cancellation.

Upcoming Dates


May 8, 2024
$395
W |9am -4pm
Instructor:Joseph G. Barabe
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Accreditations

Hooke College of Applied Sciences, LLC is approved to operate by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of Illinois Board of Higher Education.

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