Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 10pm

About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

Advanced InDesign

Increase your InDesign efficiency and learn professional page layout tricks.Create long documents quickly using multiple Master Pages and multi-file books. Libraries, Bezier drawing tools, tables, advanced typography techniques, an in-depth use of color and an introduction to pre-press features and trapping are also covered.

Instructor: Keegan Wenkman
Cost: $30/$45

Small Press Panel and Discussion

Local Small Press owners Kevin Sampsell (Future Tense), Mike McGonigal (Yeti Press) and Charles Eberhardt (Eberhardt Press) will talk about the process and daily doings of owning and running a small press. Q&A to folllow.

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Selling Hand-Made on Etsy

Learn and share tips on selling your zines or handmade art online. Etsy is an online community of shops that is easy to use, and a great way to network and market your crafts.

Instructor: Alex Wrekk
Cost: $5 – $10 suggested donation.

Coptic Binding

This workshop will cover a basic Coptic (open bound and stitched) book structure from start to finish. Students will learn to assemble and sew, and will leave with a finished book.

Instructor: Katy Meegan
Cost: $30/$45.

Creative Binding for Kids

This class will introduce young artists to the fun and possibility of bookbinding. Learn numerous easy techniques, including 6-page mini book, accordion fold, pamphlet stitch, and soft cover. We will create books for all your drawings, stories, and secrets! All skill levels welcome.

Instructor: Sky Amman
Cost: $5-$10.

Anti-Valentine Write-Off

The Independent Publishing Resource Center is proud to present its third ever write-off event! In anticipation of Valentines Day; the IPRC is hosting another Write-Off. The theme is Love–but not as you have ever experienced it before! We are giving you the theme but not the genre. In each competitive round, a new genre will be picked from a hat (ie. an ode, a movie script, how-to, obituary), and contestants will write their brains out–about love, in the given genre under a time limit. Cool prizes go to the contestants who demonstrate the most versatility and originality.Moe Bowstern of Xtra Tuf and IPRC director Justin Hocking will co-host the event, and a panel of judges will award prizes for the most lover-ly writing.

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Cross-Promotion Technique: Zine to Blog

Learn helpful technique in getting people to consume both your blog and your zine! Learn how the two can go hand in hand.

Instructor: Carrot Quinn and A.M. O’Malley
at the IPRC
Cost: $10/$20.

Streamlining a Creative Business

If you want your business to thrive instead of just strive, this is the class for you. We’ll help you select best practices and processes to keep yourself sane and your customers happy. In addition, we’ll help you identify your business allies & inspirations.

Instructor: Gretchin Lair
Cost: $20/$35

Comics and Coffee

Make comics and drink coffee!

Free and open to the public / all ages / 5 – 8 pm

Every second Sunday.

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