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Intro to InDesign

In this in-person Intro InDesign workshop, learn the basics of setting up a zine in InDesign. InDesign is a staple for book designers, zinesters and anyone looking to take their zines, chapbooks and publications to the next level. This guided tutorial will give participants an overview of some of InDesign’s most useful features and functions. Taught by Anthony Wylen $20-40 sliding scale. Register HERE.

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Bookarts: Coptic Stitch

Register here 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Bookarts Workshop: Coptic Stitch Description: In this 2 hour workshop, participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to create an exposed spine bound book. Commonly referred to as coptic or link stitch binding, the advantage of a section sewn binding is a spine that opens completely so that pages lie flat. Participants will come away from the workshop equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will create one coptic bound book by hand. Paper materials provided. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 6 $40-75 sliding scale Materials Provided Waxed Linen Thread Awl Binder’s…

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Bookarts: Pamphlet Stitch & Cover Variations

Register here $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Bookarts Workshop: Pamphlet Stitch & Cover Variations In this introduction to book arts participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to bind books with a pamphlet stitch. This binding is versatile and will lend your book projects a simple elegance. We’ll go over several different variations with and without covers. Paper materials provided. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 10 Class meeting: Sunday, August 8th, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Materials Provided Waxed Linen Thread Awl Binder’s needle 2 binder clips Pencil Optional…

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Bookarts: Accordion Books

Description: In this 2 hour workshop, participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to create 2-3 accordion book forms. Paper materials provided. Beginners welcome. Register here Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 10 Class meeting: Sunday, Oct. 10th, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 2 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire   Materials provided: Waxed Linen Thread Awl Binder’s needle 2 binder clips Pencil X-acto Blade   Optional Materials: Cutting Mat Ruler Bone Folder Instructor Bio: Isabel Diana (she/her) is a Canadian/Colombian Printmaker who primarily works with text and image. Their practice is strongly influenced by book arts in both use and also methodology. Working mainly in screenprint and digital…

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Poetry Is A Prompt: Community Healing Project

IPRC is honored to be selected by Creative Laureate Emeritus Subashini Ganesan and the City of Portland to create a healing through art collective project. Poetry Is A Prompt is a collaborative poetry project that we invite you to participate in. It’s an opportunity to reflect on grief and healing from the past year of heightened racist violence and the evolving COVID pandemic, as well as the many personal losses each of us experience. Intisar Abioto (@intisarabioto), Stephanie Adams-Santos (@tarot_obscuro), jayy dodd (@jxzz_hndz), Catie Hannigan (@glinnt), and Coleman Stevenson (@darkexact) have created first lines of poetry to inspire your writing. Crystal Thomas (@darkrystalight) has created a sculptural structure to hold your lines of poetry written on paper chain garlands. Come visit the IPRC’s new Martha…

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Poetry Is A Prompt: Community Healing Project

IPRC is honored to be selected by Creative Laureate Emeritus Subashini Ganesan and the City of Portland to create a healing through art collective project. Poetry Is A Prompt is a collaborative poetry project that we invite you to participate in. It’s an opportunity to reflect on grief and healing from the past year of heightened racist violence and the evolving COVID pandemic, as well as the many personal losses each of us experience. Intisar Abioto (@intisarabioto), Stephanie Adams-Santos (@tarot_obscuro), jayy dodd (@jxzz_hndz), Catie Hannigan (@glinnt), and Coleman Stevenson (@darkexact) have created first lines of poetry to inspire your writing. Crystal Thomas (@darkrystalight) has created a sculptural structure to hold your lines of poetry written on paper chain garlands. Come visit the IPRC’s new Martha…

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We Protect Us: A Sign Making Event

[From IPRC’s Newsletter:] We’re horrified and grief-stricken by the racist and misogynistic murders in Atlanta this week, and also by the escalating violence against AAPI community members in the past year. We commit to support and fight alongside our AAPI neighbors and colleagues, and once again denounce white supremacy. We know that this racialized, gendered, and xenophobic hatred & violence has a long history both in our state and in our country, and that it disproportionately affects communities made vulnerable by oppressive, colonialist, and classist policies worldwide. We stand with elders, sex workers, immigrants, and Asian Americans. It’s not enough to speak up only when a tragedy occurs, and we take this moment to deepen in our resolve to build solid relationships on the foundations…

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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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Learn Make Share: Bindfast Training

In this Learn Make Share, folks will be guided through the steps to bind a book using our Bindfast machine. Everyone will have a chance to practice using the paper stack cutter to prepare pages and bind 2-3 books. ** This LMS is part of a monthly series of trainings for the Bindfast. Once trained, members are certified to bind their own books during listed Bindfast open hours with volunteer support. *Free for IPRC members taking the workshop as one of 3 annual Learn Make Shares *$5-15 sliding scale for nonmembers, or for members who have already taken their 3 annual workshop. Payment taken at front desk. *LMS facilitators are volunteering their time–donations made directly to facilitator also encouraged! Register Here

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