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IPRC’s Wish List

The recession has been especially hard on nonprofit arts organizations.  One of the simplest ways to support the IPRC is to make a monetary donation: simply click on the “donate” button above to make a secure online donation. We’re looking for new board members who have experience with development and fundraising. We would really benefit […]

Intro to Letterpress

Location: at IPRC Cost: $55 members only. Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top handpress 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 class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using […]

Print Gocco Basics

Location: IPRC Cost: $20/$30. Materials Fee $8. The Print Gocco is a small, easy-to-use, self-contained printing machine. Using this simple screenprinting method, you can produce prints on paper or fabric. The workshop covers original preparation, screen exposure and printing. You can make multiple amazing and professional-looking postcards and more! Once trained you can use the […]

Starting a Creative Business

Cost: $20 Members/$30 nonmembers If you’re thinking about starting a creative business and want to make sure you start off on the right foot, this class is for you. If you read a business book, everything seems equally important & overwhelming, but we’ll help you learn what you really need to get started in the […]

Beginning Bookbinding

Location: IPRC Cost: $25/$40.($5 off when registering for Book Arts 101 at the same time) Learn to sew simple books. In this workshop we will cover a variety of pamphlet sewing techniques that will help to build a foundation for future book and zine projects. Learn about some of the handiest bookbinders’ tools and get […]

Marketing Your Craft

Location: IPRC Cost: $20/$30 We may have mixed feelings about advertising in our media-saturated world, but if you’re not marketing your own craft you’re really missing out. Learn to develop the fifteen magical words that tell people what you do. This workshop covers marketing basics, free and cheap resources, blogs, e-mail newsletters and print advertising. […]

Zines and the Law

Location: IPRC Cost: Free, Limited space, must pre-register Learn about copyright law and contract issues as they related to self published zines from an attorney specializing in publishing and arts law who is also a Zine fan and independent press advocate. We’ll address some of the very complex legal issues with self publication and where, […]

Intro to Letterpress

Location: IPRC Cost: $55 members only. Learn to set movable lead type and print on a table-top handpress 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 class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 […]

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