Cost: $25/$40.($5 off when registering for Book Arts 101 at the same time)
Learn to sew simple books. In this workshop we will cover a variety of pamphlet sewing techniques that will help to build a foundation for future book and zine projects. Learn about some of the handiest bookbinders’ tools and get to use them. By the end of class, each student will walk away from class with samples to help guide them in future projects.
Instructor: Katy Meegan
We may have mixed feelings about advertising in our media-saturated world, but if you’re not marketing your own craft you’re really missing out. Learn to develop the fifteen magical words that tell people what you do. This workshop covers marketing basics, free and cheap resources, blogs, e-mail newsletters and print advertising.
Instructor: Ayleen Crotty
SPECIAL: Pay for 2 “Creative Business” Workshops and get the third free (of the lesser value)
Cost: Free, Limited space, must pre-register
Learn about copyright law and contract issues as they related to self published zines from an attorney specializing in publishing and arts law who is also a Zine fan and independent press advocate. We’ll address some of the very complex legal issues with self publication and where, how and when concepts of fair use of copyrighted material and free speech apply. Bring questions, and we’ll bring coffee & donuts. Pre-registration required, space is limited.
Presenter: Kohel Haver
Cost: $55 members only.
Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top handpress in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Come to class with small quotes or ideas for words to print. Successful completion of this class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing!
Instructor: Philip Cheaney