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Workshop: Hot Off the Press: Traditional Printing and Food Connections with Daniela del Mar/Letra Chueca Press (3 weeks)

Group Size: 12 | Leader: Daniela Del Mar What do kitchens and print shops have in common? In this dynamic workshop, students will use the vehicle of letterpress printing to explore personal connections to food and food traditions. We will learn the fundamentals of analog design and the importance of book arts in a digital age, then print our own designs incorporating pressroom materials – lead type, wood type and ornaments- with personal experiences. This workshop will include some short readings, regular group discussions, and creative lab time in a COVID-adapted letterpress print shop located in the Cully Neighborhood. By the end of this series, students will have learned traditional methods of putting ink on paper and created a collective edition of vibrant letterpress prints…

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Day 1: Typesetting Essentials Day 2: Printing Essentials Learn to set moveable type and print on table top and poster presses in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historic process. Gain access to IPRCs collection of over 150 fonts of lead and wood type. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful completion of this 1 day class grants IPRC Studio Members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing. Nonmembers and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after completion of the course. 2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 2…

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Day 1: Typesetting Essentials Day 2: Printing Essentials Learn to set moveable type and print on table top and poster presses in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historic process. Gain access to IPRCs collection of over 150 fonts of lead and wood type. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful completion of this 1 day class grants IPRC Studio Members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing. Nonmembers and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after completion of the course. 2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 2…

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Celebrate the Holidays with AMA PDX, PPI & IPRC

Join the American Marketing Association Portland Chapter, the Pacific Printing Industries Association, and the Independent Publishing Resource center to celebrate the holidays. We will have beverages and bites, plus D.I.Y. letterpress holiday cards. Join Portland’s marketers, publishers, printers and makers for some winter cheer! FREE EVENT, JUST RSVP AT THE LINK: https://ppiassociation.wildapricot.org/event-3599799

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Day 1: Typesetting Essentials Day 2: Printing Essentials Learn to set moveable type and print on table top and poster presses in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historic process. Gain access to IPRCs collection of over 150 fonts of lead and wood type. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful completion of this 1 day class grants IPRC Studio Members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing. Nonmembers and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after completion of the course. 2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 2…

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Day 1: Typesetting Essentials Day 2: Printing Essentials Learn to set moveable type and print on table top and poster presses in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historic process. Gain access to IPRCs collection of over 150 fonts of lead and wood type. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful completion of this 1 day class grants IPRC Studio Members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing. Nonmembers and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after completion of the course. 2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 2…

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Day 1: Typesetting Essentials Day 2: Printing Essentials Learn to set moveable type and print on table top and poster presses in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historic process. Gain access to IPRCs collection of over 150 fonts of lead and wood type. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful completion of this 1 day class grants IPRC Studio Members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing. Nonmembers and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after completion of the course. 2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 2…

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Release of Alyson Provax’s “What are we waiting for”

Celebrate the release of Alyson Provax’s “What are we waiting for”, a limited edition art book composed of digital reproductions of letterpress prints. 4.25 x 6.5 inches, softcover, with letterpress printed jacket. • In the artist’s words: “In it I work through themes of uncertainty, the unknown, legibility, and what makes something complete. I drew on my own love of books and reading, and have explored the format of the book by responding to the reader’s hand.” • Event at PNCA’s new Book Arts Room, 511 SW Broadway, Portland. 6-8pm with reading by Jennifer Rabin @jenniferrabin at 6:45. This event is wheelchair accessible.

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Intro to Letterpress: Two Day Workshop

Day 1: Typesetting Essentials Day 2: Printing Essentials Learn to set moveable type and print on table top and poster presses in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historic process. Gain access to IPRCs collection of over 150 fonts of lead and wood type. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful completion of this 1 day class grants IPRC Studio Members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing. Nonmembers and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after completion of the course. 2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 2…

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Submission Deadline: IPRC Certificate Program Application

[From the IPRC’s application website, see the website for the application link as well.] Program Costs The cost of the 2019/2020 program is $850 per semester and includes access to: All Workshops in your track All Lectures in your track Advisors in your genre A Two-Year Membership to the IPRC Community Resource Discounts Instruction in Letterpress, Risograph & Screenprinting Instruction in Graphic Design & Book Arts Professional Development Lectures Dates & Times The 2019/2020 Certificate Program officially begins with an orientation on September 7th & 8th The Fall Semester runs from the week of September 8th through mid-December The Spring Semester runs mid-January through the beginning of May 2019 The Summer Semester (Comics only) runs late May through the end of July 2019. The 2019/2020…

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