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Zine Making @ Outlet!

It’s zine making time! Dive into all things zine with Outlet and zine queen Kate Bingaman-Burt! In this IN PERSON(!) workshop we’ll explore zine history, types of zines, talk about where to find zines, how to share them, and experiment with different zine formats (including the versatile and ubiquitous one page zine)—also we’ll spend some time actually sort of DEFINING what a zine is for those who are new to this amazing medium for sharing ideas and knowledge! Kate will give tons of prompts, tips, and inspiration to take those ideas and turn them into a tangible lovely THING. This class culminates in making a collaborative zine that is riso printed and mailed to you! Supplies Needed You don’t need to bring a thing except yourself! We provide…

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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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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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Melanated Market Pop-Up!

Friday, June 25, 2021 12:00 PM 6:00 PM Outlet PDX (map) Saturday, June 26, 2021 11:00 AM 5:00 PM Outlet PDX (map) Melanated Market is a new monthly pop-up highlighting POC creatives and business owners! Join us in our courtyard for this awesome 2 day event and support POC makers! This market was created as a way to uplift POC business owners in Portland. There are many beautiful artists that have been working at their craft for years or just poured themselves into their art when they started to have time for themselves due to the pandemic. We are here to support all entrepreneurs at all stages and allow space for growth. You can find more info here!

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Open Hours Printing!

Come in and print in person with one of our knowledgable studio assistants! OPEN HOURS printing is a collaborative in-person way for you to print your risograph projects with us! You bring your files, your paper (or you can purchase from our selection here—we’ve got a ton of different papers), and your questions and chat with our staff to bring your print projects to life. You can be as hands-on or hands-off with the process during your appointment as you like. Before signing up, we ask that anyone utilizing open hours printing take our Riso Basics workshop (either in-person or online). If you already have experience riso printing that’s great too! We just ask that you don’t sign up if you’re new to risograph or…

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Open Hours Printing!

Come in and print in person with one of our knowledgable studio assistants! OPEN HOURS printing is a collaborative in-person way for you to print your risograph projects with us! You bring your files, your paper (or you can purchase from our selection here—we’ve got a ton of different papers), and your questions and chat with our staff to bring your print projects to life. You can be as hands-on or hands-off with the process during your appointment as you like. Before signing up, we ask that anyone utilizing open hours printing take our Riso Basics workshop (either in-person or online). If you already have experience riso printing that’s great too! We just ask that you don’t sign up if you’re new to risograph or…

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Open Hours Printing!

Come in and print in person with one of our knowledgable studio assistants! OPEN HOURS printing is a collaborative in-person way for you to print your risograph projects with us! You bring your files, your paper (or you can purchase from our selection here—we’ve got a ton of different papers), and your questions and chat with our staff to bring your print projects to life. You can be as hands-on or hands-off with the process during your appointment as you like. Before signing up, we ask that anyone utilizing open hours printing take our Riso Basics workshop (either in-person or online). If you already have experience riso printing that’s great too! We just ask that you don’t sign up if you’re new to risograph or…

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Local Comic Shop Day at Cosmic Monkey Comics

Local Comic Shop day is going to be a little different this year. It’s going to be on a Wednesday and titles won’t be any limited editions. We’ll keep updating the list of books as the day gets closer. Let us know if you want us to get any of these titles for you. BOOM LCSD 2020 MIGHTY MORPHIN #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 POWER RANGERS #1 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 LUMBERJANES #75 FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 DUNE HOUSE ATREIDES #2 (OF 12) FOIL VAR LCSD 2020 SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #1 FOIL VAR DARK HORSE SEP200259 LCSD 2020 WITCHER FADING MEMORIES #1 (OF 4) CVR A IMAGE LCSD 2020 ICE CREAM MAN #20 LCSD 2020 INVINCIBLE #1 GOLD FOIL LCSD 2020 MONSTRESS TALK-STORIES #1…

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Craig Thomspon & Aimee de Jongh Signing

Craig Thompson and Aimee de Jongh will be in Cosmic Monkey Comics to promote their new books: Ginseng Roots and Taxi: Stories From The Back Seat. Ginseng Roots – From ages 10 to 20, Craig Thompson (the author of Blankets) and his little brother Phil, toiled in Wisconsin farms. Weeding and harvesting ginseng—an exotic medicinal herb that fetched huge profits in China—funded Craig’s youthful obsession with comic books. Comics in turn, allowed him to escape his rural, working class trappings. Now, for the first time in his career, Thompson is working in serial form, in a bimonthly comic book series. Part memoir, part travelogue, part essay—all comic book—Ginseng Roots explores class divide, agriculture, holistic healing, the 300 year long trade relationship between China and North America, childhood…

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Ethan Claunch & Justin Zimmerman at Cosmic Monkey

If the CAYRELS RING signing wasn’t enough, A Wave Blue World is bringing the ALL WE EVER WANTED / THE 27 RUN II team of Ethan Claunch and Justin Zimmerman together at Cosmic Monkey Comics to boot. Saturday, March 14th from noon to 2pm.

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