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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 […]

Advanced Screenprinting: Two Color

*prerequisite: Beginning Screenprinting *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 […]

Open Collage Night

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. Free and open to the public, donations gladly accepted. Every 2nd Wednesday the IPRC

Print Package in November

  This is a weekend long intensive covering the beautiful print 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 […]

Graphic Design Package

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 […]

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: […]

Introduction to Letterpress

Learn to set moveable 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 […]

Introduction to Screen-printing

*With training for studio access 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. Taught by Katherine Spinella […]

Two Plum Press Reading at the IPRC

Two Plum Press returns to present new works to the Portland small press community. This reading commemorates the re-release of The Blue Man– poems for the late nuclear age by Gary Lindoff, originally published in 1980, and the release of a new book of his poems, The Last Recurrent Dream. Mr. Lindorff will be coming […]

Experimental Screen-Printing

*Preq: must have taken Intro or Advanced Intro to Screen-printing, cannot be taken as training for studio access This one-day workshop will be an experimental class for people that have taken the intro or advanced screen-printing workshop. In this workshop we will experiments with watercolor screen-printing, split fountain, printing flats of color, mono printing, ink […]

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