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Snow Day Closure

The IPRC will be closed today, January 4th, due to inclement weather. Stay warm, stay safe, drink hot cocoa and check back for further information about further winter closures.

Comics Class for Kids

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 […]

The Heart is a Labyrinth

The Heart is a Labyrinth: Reading and Chapbook Release Saturday December 12, 7:00pm At the IPRC, 1001 SE Division St Ste 2 For more info visit justinhocking.net Join the IPRC for a reading and chapbook release event featuring Justin Hocking, Jay Ponteri and Natalie Serber. This project was made possible in part with a grant […]

Spare Room Reading Series Presents Wernet & O’Leary

Spare Room Reading Series Presents Valerie Wernet & Peter O’Leary Sunday, November 8 7:00 pm Independent Publishing Resource Center 1001 SE Division Valerie Wernet is a Portland poet, originally from Portland. She writes about color & vision. Valerie is currently at work on her first book, which is composed and executed on a typewriter. Her […]

Bad Blood XXVIII

Saturday, October 24th 8pm, BAD BLOOD is so very excited to host: JANE WONG + GREG PURCELL + ISH KLEIN JANE WONG is the author of Overpour (Action Books, 2016). Her poems have appeared in places such as Best American Poetry 2015, Best New Poets 2012, Pleiades, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Volta, and others. She […]

Book Arts: Experiments

Learn how to hand bind all of your book projects yourself. 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. Cost: $50 members $75 nonmembers Buy tickets for Book Arts: […]

Book Arts: The Basics

Learn all of the fundamentals of traditional book binding. In this one day HANDS-ON class held at the IPRC in Portland, you will create 3 books using the basics of bookbinding, including hard and soft covers, Japanese stab, and saddle stitch. You will also receive a manual with information on book anatomy, binding tutorials, and […]

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 […]

IPRC Print Pull Party!

Come pull a print with some of Portland’s premier illustrators, designers and artists! We are SO lucky to have the likes of Lisa Congdon, Kate Bingaman-Burt, Jillian Barthold, Caitlin Harris, Draplin and XXX

Bindfast Five: The Perfect Bound Journal

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 […]

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