Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Mon - Fri:  12noon – 9pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 9pm


About Hours: If there is no one around by 8pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 8pm. 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

Print Package

Aug
15
11:00 am
Aug
16
11:00 am

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Welcome to Print Camp! This is a weekend long intensive covering the beautiful print and binding methods we have here at the IPRC.

Day One: Letterpress

Day Two: Posterpress and Screenprinting

Class Descriptions:

Intro to Letterpress
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!

Posterpress
Learn the big type-setting poster press!

Beginning Screenprint:
In this class students will get to print a one-color design on paper they bring to class. Students must bring two copies on a transparency of their image. The image must be black and white only; no gray tone (half tone dots or cross hatching lines are fine but no washes) and sized as they would like it to print. If there is text, the image should be right-reading or positive-to-positive. We will discuss screens, coat screens, expose the transparencies on screens, wash them out, and print! Students will take home their prints. After taking the IPRC screen-print class, students will also have access to the IPRC screen-print studio during open studio hours.
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.

 

 

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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

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July 19th COME SEE US AT THE PORTLAND ZINE SYMPOSIUM

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

Jul
21
6:00 pm
Aug
18
6:00 pm
Sep
15
6:00 pm

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PDXCC is a monthly gathering where participants make and share analog correspondence in the great mail art tradition of Ray Johnson and Anna Banana: art and conversation through the mail. This uniquely democratic, DIY art form incorporates writing, drawing, collage, rubber stamps, faux postage, decorative tape, typewriters – anything goes, as long as it goes through the mail. Hang out, skill share and send the glorious results through the mail. Monthly events hosted by the Portland chapter of the Correspondence Co-op and Niko Courtelis.

 

Basic materials will be on hand (scissors, glue sticks, envelopes\’85), but you’re encouraged to bring whatever materials fuel your creative spirit.

Free and open to the public, every third Tuesday of the month: 

 

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Book Arts 101 (A two-session class)

Aug
18
6:00 pm
Aug
20
6:00 pm

Learn how to hand bind all of your book projects yourself. In this two day class held at the IPRC in Portland, you will learn traditional methods of bookbinding, including the multi section all-along stitch, Japanese stab stitch, and saddle stitch. You will learn how to make different types of hard and soft covers as well.
Buy tickets for Book Arts 101 (A two-session class)
$100 for members $150 for nonmembers
(includes all materials and includes a book binding starter kit to take home.)

Materials:

Self-healing cutting mats

X-acto knives or mat knives

12”-24” metal rulers

Sewing needles

Binder’s thread

Beeswax

Metal awls

Double-sided tape (Nichiban brand)

Chipboard

Paper

Book cloth

White glue (Elmer’s)/PVA

Acrylic brayers

Binder clips

Bricks

Bone folders/scorers

– See more at: http://www.iprc.org/calendar/book-arts-101-a-two-session-class#sthash.cflGBtRr.dpuf

Bindfast: The Perfect Bound Journal

Jul
14
6:00 pm
Aug
19
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

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Advanced Screenprinting 2

Aug
22
12:00 pm
Aug
23
12:00 pm

Advanced Screen-printing 2: CMYK + Bitmap + digital and film process

*Preq: must have taken Intro or Advanced Intro to Screen-printing, cannot be taken as training for studio access

*Purchasing at least two personal screens required for this workshop

Description: This workshop will focus on the advanced screen-printing techniques of CMYK and bitmap printing. Participants will work with photographs and learn how to create CMYK and Bitmap films/stencils in Photoshop for the screen-printing process. This class will meet once a week for the month with the first class being spent in the digital classroom. The remaining classes will focus on registration and the printing process for CMYK. Students must come prepared on the first day of class with photographic images at 300 dpi or full color images to scan.

 

Materials provided/IPRC to acquire: CMYK inks and additives, output printer from Mike?

 

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)

 

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Cost: $50 members $100 nonmembers

Introduction to Screenprinting

Aug
26
6:00 pm

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The introductory screen-printing class will cover basic screen-printing techniques. Participants will learn stencil making techniques, learn how to coat, dry, burn and wash out screens as well as how to set up the print station and printing techniques. Attendees will leave with a single layer print.

Class runs from 6-9pm

$100 members
$200 nonmembers

 
Buy tickets for Introduction to Screen Printing
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

– See more at: http://www.iprc.org/calendar/introduction-to-screenprinting-a-two-session-class#sthash.YKHE8yqH.dpuf

Intro to Letterpress

Aug
29
11:00 am

img_0883Learn 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.

$70 members only

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Gridlords!

Aug
30
7:00 pm

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Graphic Design Camp September

Aug
31
7:00 pm
Sep
3
7:00 pm
Sep
7
7:00 pm
Sep
10
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.

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!

$175 members/$225 nonmembers

All classes from 7-9pm

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