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

Upcoming Calendar

CLOSURE

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3
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5

a43e3cd46176166366779fe9cfd448a2The IPRC will be closed July 3-5th. Happy Independence Day!

Graphic Design Package July

Jul
6
7:00 pm
Jul
8
7:00 pm
Jul
13
7:00 pm
Jul
16
7:00 pm

Plunge in to the world of layout and design with this value packed series of classes featuring Mac CS6 power! We are offering Beginning InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Advanced InDesign e-books and Websites 101.

All classes are held from 7-9pm in the upstairs classroom.graphic design

Day One,
Illustrator: Learn the basics of making a face for your projects! Illustrator is the best program to design covers for your books or records, posters and flyers for your event or project, the basic look of your web-page, or packaging for the things you make. Come to class to with a project in mind and learn how to utilize this program to help you make the most of your ideas.

Day Two,
Photoshop: Learn to touch up your photos or create an entirely new universe using Photoshop! Topics include: importing, moving, and reshaping images; overview of toolbar and functions; layers; vector masks; image effects; intro to ImageReady (Photoshops web design software.)

Day Three,
Beginning InDesign: Put down the glue sticks and scissors and learn to use Adobe InDesign, a powerful page layout and print design program that allows you to create and deliver printed documents or multi-page books that are both attractive and effective. This one-session workshop will get you rolling with InDesign. Improve your workflow with time- and sanity-saving techniques like multiple master pages, nested character and paragraph styles, advanced typesetting skills, pre-press, and more.
Adv. InDesign and eBooks

Day Four,

Final Overview: In this special class we’ll overview the interconnections between Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and designing for the Web. This wide-ranging and free-wheeling session will help you connect these powerful design tools together to truly level up your creative game. Come prepared with questions about anything and everything we’ve covered so far!

Class is from 7-9pm each night

$150 members $225 nonmembers

 

Buy tickets for Graphic Design Camp July

IPRC Open Collage Night

Jul
8
6:00 pm
Aug
12
6:00 pm
Sep
9
6:00 pm

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Come and join us for a low-key, high-fun collage night. We supply magazine, collage materials, some scissors, glue and ambiance. Come and make new paper cutting friends! Hosted by Lesley Harper, Kevin Sampsell, and A.M. O’Malley.

 

Every 2nd Wednesday the IPRC

Intro to Letterpress

Jul
11
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 is held downstairs and runs from 11am-5pm.

 

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Buy tickets for Intro to Letterpress

7th Annual 24-hour Zine Challenge presented by Portland Zine Symposium

Jul
11
Jul
12

SaturdaySunday, July 11-12 from 10am-10am

Make a 24-page zine in 24 straight hours! Raise money for Portland Zine Symposium!

In order to meet the challenge, zinesters must create an original 24-page zine from conception to execution in 24 consecutive hours. Encourage your friends and family to sponsor your zine, marathon-style, with all donations benefitting Portland Zine Symposium. Sign up by following the links at www.portlandzinesymposium.org or emailing pdxzines@gmail.com

Kids Comics Class for 8-12 year olds!

Jun
14
1:00 pm
Jun
21
1:00 pm
Jun
28
1:00 pm
Jul
12
1:00 pm
Jul
26
1:00 pm
Aug
16
1:00 pm
Aug
23
1:00 pm
Aug
30
1:00 pm

 

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Comix Class is a space designed to help young people 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: Ross Jackson is a professional cartoonist and graduate of the IPRC’s Comics Certificate Program. For more information about Mr. Jackson, please check out his work at http://hulloart.tumblr.comScholarships available (email a.m@iprc.org for more information)

$20 per session

Class runs from 1-3pm

June 14 register here:

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June 21 register here:

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June 28 register here:

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July 12 register here:
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July 19th COME SEE US AT THE PORTLAND ZINE SYMPOSIUM

July 26 register here:
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August 16 register here:

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August 23 register here:

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August 30 register here:

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Bindfast: The Perfect Bound Journal

Jul
14
6:00 pm

Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 softcover books per hour. In this class we will be learning to bind with blank journals, exploring paper options and playing with design ideas. 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.

Each student will leave class with a freshly bound blank journal! Feel free to bring materials from home to experiment with, various sizes are possible!
Cost: $50 members only

 

Taught by Megan McCarthy

15th Annual Portland Zine Symposium Kick Off Feat. Cindy Crabb

Jul
17
7:00 pm

Friday July 17th, 7pm

Cindy Crabb, author of the long-running Doris zine, will be leading an interactive presentation and workshop to kick off the 2015 Portland Zine Symposium! This event is being hosted in partnership with the IPRC and is made possible by a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation.

Advanced Screen Printing 1

Jul
18
11:00 am

*With training for studio access
*Purchasing a personal screen highly recommended for this workshop
Description: The advanced screen-printing class will cover the techniques necessary to produced a well registered, two-color screen-print. Participants will learn advanced printing skills, such as registration, advanced output film/stencil making techniques, the use of split-fountains, and working with ink additives to further expand their screen-printing abilities

Class runs from 11-5pm

Buy tickets for Advanced Screen Printing

$50 members only

Resources:

RC Screen Shop & Supply Company
Website: www.rcscreenshop.com (link this)
Phone: (503) 972-7911
Address: 4630 SE 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
*$25 & up Aluminum framed screens, quality & price recommended

Blick Art Materials
Pearl District/Portland, OR
*For ink, ink additives, registration acetate, paper
*Highly not recommended to purchase screens here, very low quality for price

Terns & Burton Co.
www.ternesburton.com/register-pins/
*For register pins (cmyk and high detail registration)

$50 members only

Portland Zine Symposium 2015 Afterparty

Jul
18
7:00 pm

Saturday, July 18th

$5 suggested donation

Celebrate with friends old and new after the first day of the Portland Zine Symposium at the afterparty at IPRC! Come hear readings by Dave Roche, Blair Bogin, Vicky Lim, and Jim Joyce. The event will also feature bands, a DJ, and activities TBA. There will be drinks and snacks available by donation, with all proceeds benefitting Portland Zine Symposium.

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