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Postcard Embroidery Workshop with Gutwrench Press!

About the Workshop Come learn how to embellish and decorate a postcard! In this 2 hour class we will learn a few embroidery basics, and apply them to vintage postcards. We will talk about ways to make your work last, how to mail it and how embroidery can jazz up a card. We will also talk about alternative materials. If we have time, we may even talk about a few other ways to alter a card. No experience is necessary! Open to anyone—from experienced embroidery nerds who want a new canvas to beginners who don’t know how to thread a needle! Ticketing & Fees All materials are provided. The fee for this class is $40. REGISTER HERE About Gutwrench Press Gutwrench Press is dedicated to…

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Bind your own Coptic Journal–in Portland OR!

Hope Amico of gutwrench press is coming to the northwest for Olympis Zine fest and is making a stop in Portland to lead this one day workshop. Information on other classes in the area can be found at www.gutwrenchpress.com/classes Make your own journal or sketchbook! In this 5 hour class we will turn old hardcover books into a durable journal that will lay flat when open but is sturdy enough to carry with you everywhere. We will prepare the pages and covers, and then learn the coptic binding to assemble the book. Students will leave with a finished book to take home. All materials are provided. The fee for this class is $120. This class will take place Saturday November 2 from noon until 5…

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Risograph Basics with Kate Bingaman-Burt & Outlet Assistants!

Welcome to the Risograph Basics, Collage Experimentation and Mark Making Extravaganza! 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 starter print collection!) REGISTER HERE! Come and get to know Outlet’s Barbara the Risograph and her sisters Lil’ Tina and Janet! 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.…

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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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IPRC Print Spree: 2nd Annual Print Show & Sale

The IPRC is hosting our 2nd annual print show & sale at Tillamook Station (665 N. Tillamook Street). The IPRC Print Spree features 20 artists’ risograph and screen prints, curated by Kate Bingaman-Burt, Niko Courtelis, Fruit Salad Club (Jillian Barthold & Libby Landauer), Last Heavy, and us! Each print has a limited run of 25, and you can grab yours for $30. Proceeds support the artists, curators, and the IPRC community print shop. Join us for an artist/curator panel and preview of the prints at 6:30pm (for $10, which also includes 2 drink tokens). The show opens at 7:30pm for free entry – hope to see you there! Pre-sale panel tickets available at the https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4382580. Poster design by John Akira Harrold

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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 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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*ADVANCED* 4 Color Photo Process for Riso Workshop!

About the Workshop: Learn how to turn full color images into 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 fluorescent…

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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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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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