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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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Tech Support Group

This workshop will take place on zoom. Register here. In this four-part workshop meets peer support group, participants will gather to cultivate community and creative consciousness around the complex presence that smartphones have in our lives. Each meeting will include space for sharing, inquiring, exploring creative prompts and developing ideas for a cumulative collaborative Tech Support zine. The zine may include drawings, writings, poems, prompts, experiments, photos, etc which reflect the unique experiences participants have with their phones. Participants can expect weekly email offerings with questions, prompts and themes to support their processes, to be used if desired. About the facilitator: Erika Dedini (she/her) holds a Bachelor of Science in Art Practices from Portland State University. She has completed a two-year training program in mindful somatic therapy from Mindful…

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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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Department of Truth Art Print Release!

We’re thrilled to finally be able to share a project we’ve been working on for a huge chunk of 2021: officially licensed, limited edition Department of Truth art prints! Working with some of our favorite artists, we’ve created a series of art prints based on one of our favorite new series, Department of Truth. Each art print is individually numbered, and was made specifically for this. No reprinted covers, here! To celebrate, we’re having a short opening with the prints available for sale in our old NE Broadway Portland TFAW location. This will be the first time these prints are available to purchase, and whatever remains after will become available to order on our website. Artists Eryk Donovan and Adam Borden will both be at…

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Risograph Basics @ Outlet!

Welcome to our Risograph Basics course: a printing, collage, experimentation, and mark making extravaganza! Get to know Outlet and our RISO sisters (Barbara, Janet, Corita, and Tina) and learn the basics of this fun and unique print method with Kate Bingaman-Burt! This workshop is a great place to start if you’re new to riso, or if you’d like a refresher! We’ll take a deep dive into risograph history, an overview of how these machines work, the stencil-duplicator process, and the quirks and fun (sometimes unpredictable) outcomes of riso printing. The main focus of this class is EXPERIMENTATION. We’ll share print and zine inspiration, favorite mark making tools and how to use them for riso, and we’ll walk through a print demo on two of our…

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Bookarts: Stab Stitch & Variations

Register here $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Bookarts Workshop: Stab Stitch & Variations In this introductory book arts workshop, participants will come away equipped with a basic understanding of the tools required for bookbinding, and will learn how to bind books through Japanese stab binding. This non-adhesive binding makes gorgeous decorative patterns on the spine of the book. We’ll go over several different styles and techniques, and you’ll leave class with 3-4 notebooks handmade by you! Paper materials provided. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Isabel Diana Class capacity: 10 Class meeting: Sunday, August 15th, 12-2pm PST $25-55 sliding scale 3 no-cost spots available; BIPOC prioritized; reach out to hquinn@iprc.org to inquire Required Materials: Waxed Linen Thread Awl…

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Literally Crawling Workshop – *MIND MAPPING* (intuitive poetry comics)

*MIND MAPPING* (intuitive poetry comics in private) with Mars Ramirez What does your brain do when you’re not listening to it? Together, we will learn about using our sketchbooks as a daily devotion of personal storytelling. Looking at the intersection of word&image, and the ways that some artists use the poetics of image alone, we will distill what is most important for each of us. Then looking inward, we will find what feels good, and find our stories to tell. 1 part lecture and 1 part studio time AN INTERACTIVE SLIDESHOW; participants will walk away with many new exercises to do in their sketchbooks, and a new way of thinking about making intuitively in private. Sun Nov 7th as a part of Literally Crawling Virtual…

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New Moon Collage Circle

Join Sarah Lofthouse in a New Moon Collage Circle. We will be creating collages as a form of intention setting. Drop by anytime during this time to learn about the new moon and create an intention collage. Bring your favorite collage material. Community supply will be available to use. Sliding suggested donation $5-$25 – nobody will be turned away for lack of funds! Masks required. SIGN UP!

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Risograph Basics @ Outlet!

Welcome to our Risograph Basics course: a printing, collage, experimentation, and mark making extravaganza! Get to know Outlet and our RISO sisters (Barbara, Janet, Corita, and Tina) and learn the basics of this fun and unique print method with Kate Bingaman-Burt! This workshop is a great place to start if you’re new to riso, or if you’d like a refresher! We’ll take a deep dive into risograph history, an overview of how these machines work, the stencil-duplicator process, and the quirks and fun (sometimes unpredictable) outcomes of riso printing. The main focus of this class is EXPERIMENTATION. We’ll share print and zine inspiration, favorite mark making tools and how to use them for riso, and we’ll walk through a print demo on two of our…

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Friday Night Collage

Low-key collage session First Fridays of the month hosted by Hope Amico FREE! We will have magazines, ephemera, paper, photos, mats and blades, scissors and glue. So bring a project or come to be inspired! We will open the garage door, weather permitting. No experience necessary though there will be no instruction. Join us and meet others. This meet up is free (though donations to True North are always welcome). E-mail Hope with any questions or concerns. Masks required! SIGN UP!

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