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Italic Handwriting & Calligraphy Club

Join us on for a drop-in Italic Handwriting & Calligraphy Club, all experience-levels welcome. Monday afternoons from 3—5 for eight weeks, September 30th through November 18th. Following the lineage of Portland’s own Lloyd Reynolds and Jaki Svaren, learn about posture, motion and breathing in alignment with calligraphic strokes. Through learning Italic and using it as a daily hand, we can bring beauty, attention, and rhythmic flow into our everyday script. $5—10 sliding scale materials fee.

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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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Rise & Grind: Promotion for BIPOC Creatives

Portland in Color and the IPRC are partnering to bring BIPOC creatives a morning of workshops centered around promotion and professional development. Join us for: * DIY Business card making with Jakelen Diaz * Headshots by Celeste Noche * Bio-writing and website making with Emilly Prado * Breakfast generously donated by Henry Higgins Boiled Bagels 10 am – 2pm, $35-$50 sliding scale. Class space is limited to 18 spots with some scholarship spots available first-come, first-served. Email info@iprc.org for scholarship info.

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

PDXCC is a monthly gathering where participants make and share analog correspondence in the great mail art tradition of Ray Johnson and Anna Banana: art and conversation through the mail. This uniquely democratic, DIY art form incorporates writing, drawing, collage, rubber stamps, faux postage, decorative tape, typewriters – anything goes, as long as it goes through the mail. Hang out, skill share and send the glorious results through the mail. Monthly events hosted by the Portland chapter of the Correspondence Co-op and Niko Courtelis. Basic materials will be on hand (scissors, glue sticks, envelopes’85), but you’re encouraged to bring whatever materials fuel your creative spirit. Free and open to the public, every third Tuesday of the month.

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Intro to Screenprinting

Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this course grants Studio Members access to the Screen Printing studio to print during open studio hours. Non-members and Basic Members receive one trial month of Studio Membership after the completion of the workshop. Purchasing a personal screen is not required Screen Printing Resources:  RC SCREEN SHOP &…

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Collage Night

Join us for the return of Collage Night, on the second Tuesday of the month. Glue sticks, scissors and collage materials will be provided. Free and open to the public.

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Intro to Risograph Printing

In this 4-hour introductory course, participants will learn the basics of risograph (riso) printing and will leave with an understanding of how to use this print technology to create zines, fliers, posters, or other printed matter. While this technology is not new, riso printing has recently become one of the most exciting developments in independent printing and publishing because of its cost-effectiveness for print runs between 25 and 1,000. Workshop participants will learn how to best maximize the many quirks of riso printing to achieve striking results. Participants are also encouraged to bring files of artwork that they’d like to print (files should be 100% grayscale, letter or tabloid size). For more information on riso printing and the modern riso resurgence, check out the riso wiki.…

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2019 Comics Certificate Program Graduation

Please join the Certificate Program Faculty, Staff and community to celebrate the graduation of the 2019 Comics Cohort. Emma Rust and Kacy McKinney will be sharing their new comics publications, and copies will be available for purchase. 2019 Comics Graduation Program: 7-7:30pm Mingle 7:30-8:30 Readings & Graduation Remarks 8:30-9pm Refreshments and Cake *The IPRC is located in Suite 155 of the Gardeners & Ranchers Building at 318 SE Main St. The ADA Accessible entrance is on SE Madison St. Please call the front desk at (503)827-0249 to have a staff member open the door on SE Madison St.

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QTIPOC Draw Night

First Sundays of the month, 6:30-10pm ADA accessible, Free street parking available. Light snacks provided.

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Intro to Hand-Drawn Animation: Two Day Workshop

Intro to Hand-Drawn Animation: Two Day Workshop This workshop is a quick-start guide for artists that want to learn how to move their art in time.  Participants will learn basic animation principals, traditional hand-drawn 2D animation techniques and  tips for creating an affordable home animation studio.  During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to create 2 small animation projects. This workshop will be taught by Lori Damiano.  Lori D has an MFA in Experimental Animation from CalArts and currently teaches in the Animated Arts program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. The cost of this two-day workshop is $150. Be in touch with the Program Director to inquire about sliding scale pricing at hquinn@iprc.org

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