Upcoming Calendar

Bindfast 5!

Apr
24
6:00 pm

The Bind-Fast 5 is the IPRC’s exciting bookbinding machine. Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 softcover books or zines per hour. Completion of this workshop authorizes IPRC members to use the Bind-Fast during supervised binding hours, so you can take your publishing projects to the next level. This class runs from 6-8pm.

$50 members only

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Registration Policy Workshop Registration Info

+You may register for a workshop online at iprc.org, or in person at the IPRC.
+You may cancel your reservation within 7 days of a workshop for a full credit.
+If a workshop is canceled because of lack of enrollment, you’ll receive a 100% refund.
+Members receive first listed price in course descriptions.
+Youth (8-18) receive member-price for any non-youth workshops. Please contact with questions regarding age appropriateness.

Book Release & Reading with Emily Kendal Frey and Rodney Koeneke

Apr
25
7:00 pm

Please join us in celebrating the release of two new poetry
collections: ETRURIA by Rodney Koeneke (Wave Books) and SORROW ARROW
(Octopus Books) by Emily Kendal Frey

RODNEY KOENEKE is author of the poetry collections Etruria
(forthcoming from Wave Books April 2014), Musee Mechanique (BlazeVOX,
2006), andRouge State (Pavement Saw, 2003), winner of the
Transcontinental Poetry Award, along with several chapbooks. He’s also
published a historical monograph, Empires of the Mind: I.A. Richards
and Basic English in China, 1929-1979 (Stanford University Press,
2004). An early member of the Flarf Collective, he was involved with
Poets Theater and Neo-Benshi events in the San Francisco Bay Area
until 2006, when he moved to Portland, Oregon where he currently
lives, writes, and teaches British and World History at Portland State
University.

EMILY KENDAL FREY is the author of the full-length poetry collection
The Grief Performance (Cleveland State University Poetry Center,
2011); the chapbooksFrances (Poor Claudia, 2010), The New Planet
(Mindmade Books, 2010), and Airport (Blue Hour, 2009); as well as
three chapbook collaborations. Frey’s The Grief Performance was
selected for the Cleveland State Poetry Center’s 2010 First Book Prize
by Rae Armantrout. She also won the Poetry Society of America’s 2012
Norma Farber First Book Award.

Intro to Letterpress 4/26

Apr
26
11:00 am

Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top hand press 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 the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100-year-old equipment! Successful completion of this one-day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! This class runs from 11am-5pm.

$70 members only

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Cartooning Class for Youth

Apr
6
1:00 pm
Apr
13
1:00 pm
Apr
27
1:00 pm
May
4
1:00 pm
May
18
1:00 pm
May
25
1:00 pm

 

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Cartooning Class for Kids and Youth

Instructor Alex Chiu
Ages 8-13
Sundays | April 6, 13, & 27 | May 4, 18, & 25 | 1:00PM – 2:30PM
$45 per month (3 classes) or $20 per class
(Registration will be held at the beginning of each month. It can be done online or at the IPRC during the first class of the month.)

Cartooning Class is a space designed to help kids and young teens develop their creativity, imagination, and artistic skills through comics and cartooning. Students will learn the basics in drawing, character design, composition, storytelling, page layout, and publishing. They will also benefit from working amongst a classroom of peers. Each class begins with a simple lesson introducing new techniques & concepts. For the remainder of the class, kids will work on exercises or personal projects. Repeat students are welcomed and encouraged. Beginners are welcome!

Instructor: Alex Chiu is a professional cartoonist, illustrator, and educator. For more information about Mr. Chiu, please check out his work at http://alexdoodles.com

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Beginning InDesign

Apr
27
7:00 pm

Join other creative enthusiasts and learn how to design, layout, and print your project from the computer. Adobe InDesign allows users to put together text, images, and other designs on the page quickly and efficiently. This class runs from 7-9pm.

$30 members/$45 nonmembers

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Pine Island Press Zinester Meet Up

Apr
27
7:00 pm

April is Portland photo month! The IPRC and Pine Island Press will be celebrating by hosting a photo zinester meet up, April 27th 7-9pm. Come mingle, share your zines, exchange printing stories, and tricks of the trade. Pine Island Press will also be showing a projection show of images from the first 2-1/2 years of Incandescent, an international color film zine based here in Portland.

The IPRC library will be showing a collection of photography zines during the month of April. Please stop by and check it out and consider donating your own photo zine to be placed in the collection.
If you are interested in participating in the photo zine makers meet up please email pineislandpress@gmail.com.

First Friday: Print Arts from the IPRC

May
2
6:00 pm

Join us as we bring back First Friday art at the IPRC. We will have a fantastic show featuring IPRC artists such as John Isaacson, Caitlin Harris, Chloe Fields and Fiona Avocado. All of the art will be screen printed or letterpressed. Libations will be offered and fun will be had. This event is free and open to the public.

Intro to Letterpress May 3

May
3
11:00 am

Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top hand press 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 the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100-year-old equipment! Successful completion of this one-day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! This class runs from 11am-5pm.

$70 members only

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Screenprint Package: Beginning and Multiple Color Registration

May
4
6:00 pm
May
5
6:00 pm

Day One: students will learn the basics of screenprinting; tools and materials will be covered, as well as techniques ranging from pre-press, exposing an emulsion-coated screen, all the way through screen reclamation. Students will be able to print a one-color design of their choice, and should come to class with a black and white image (no gray washes) smaller than 8.5″ by 11″. After taking the IPRC screenprint class, students will have access to the IPRC screenprint studio during open studio hours.

Day Two: Looking to take your screenprinting beyond just one color? The advanced screenprinting class will cover the techniques necessary to produced a well-registered, multiple-color screenprint, starting with computer pre-press. Students will also learn advanced printing skills, such as the use of split-fountains, and working with ink transparency to further expand their screenprinting abilities. This class runs from 6-9pm both days.

$100 members only

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Beginning InDesign

May
6
7:00 pm

Join other creative enthusiasts and learn how to design, layout, and print your project from the computer. Adobe InDesign allows users to put together text, images, and other designs on the page quickly and efficiently.

$30 members/$45 nonmembers

 

register here:


+You may register for a workshop online at iprc.org, or in person at the IPRC.
+You may cancel your reservation within 7 days of a workshop for a full credit.
+If a workshop is canceled because of lack of enrollment, you’ll receive a 100% refund.
+Members receive first listed price in course descriptions.
+Youth (8-18) receive member-price for any non-youth workshops. Please contact with questions regarding age appropriateness.

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