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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 2-4pm 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. $20-45 sliding scale

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Teen Time

come work on art / zines / homework / whatever with peers! free tacos! print demos! friendly people!

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*Advanced* 4 Color Process for Riso Workshop

About the Workshop: Learn how to turn full color images into beautiful four color riso prints! In this workshop we will explore the history of four color printing and use of halftones in printmaking. We will walk through the process of setting up a full color image to print on the riso as a four color CMYK process print. The process of setting up these kinds of files can be confusing and frustrating, but we will have fun learning the how and why of four color printing. In the end you’ll walk away with a gorgeous print edition and a step by step guide to reference for future four color prints. We will be making an edition of four color prints, using the combination of…

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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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Risograph Basics at Outlet!

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza! Come and get to know Outlet’s Barbara the Risograph and her sisters Lil’ Tina, Corita, and Janet!  About the Workshop: Want to learn what Risograph printing is? Want to meet others who do too? Come and learn all about the basics of the Risograph in our two-color introduction workshop. The workshop will kick off with a Show & Tell of exactly what a Risograph can do with a printing demo, print and zine samples and a general exploration of how we can get the best results from this amazing printing machine. Participants will take home and edition of 2-color 8.5×11 prints of your own design plus one print from all of the workshop participants (your own…

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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. Register Here 

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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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Affirmations for the Self-Loathing

“I am open to the best things in life” -or- “I am immediately distrustful of good things, because i’m waiting for the other shoe to drop, but I will eventually accept that things go okay sometimes… begrudgingly” Which statement do you relate to more? If the latter, this group might be the one for you! We’ll make and decorate booklets to take home where you can write your own customized (more believable) affirmations to inject a little positivity in our daily lives (but not too much!) FREE Read more about Reimagining Recovery at www.reimaginingrecovery.org/ or our Facebook page Reimagining Recovery Title is tongue-in-cheek: You don’t actually have to loathe yourself to benefit from this one! [Sign up Here]

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Handwriting the Constitution

In celebration of National Handwriting Day, come together to quietly hand copy the U. S. Constitution. It is an opportunity for refection on the meaning and content of this foundation of self-governance, using tools that are available to all of us: pen and paper. Free copies of the U. S. Constitution will be avail- able for all participants. Bring a writing tool and paper (some paper and pens will be on hand). A free “Handwriting Tips” informational sheet will also be available. This event is a partnership between Handwriting the Constitution and Handwriting Success.

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*Advanced* Digital Illustration for Riso Workshop!

About the Workshop: Learn to turn those digital illustrations into wonderful 3-color Riso prints! Create an illustration from start to finish based on the class theme! In this workshop we will create a digital illustration and then learn how to format that illustration so it can be printed using the risograph machines. Formatting can be stressful and frustrating and this workshop will help you work through that process as easily as possible so you can get on to the fun part, RISO PRINTING!! We will be using our digital tools to create a illustration in the first part of the class and learn how to keep layers organized to make the transition easier as well as how to anticipate the final product. Supplies for the…

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