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Portland , OR 97214 United States
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January 2016

IPRC Open Collage Night

January 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. This event is free and open to the public.

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February 2016

Beginning InDesign

February 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning InDesign   Registration Policy Workshop Registration Info +You may register for a workshop online at iprc.org, or in person at the IPRC.…

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Photoshop

February 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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.)   Cost: $30 members $45 nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Photoshop

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Intro Adobe Illustrator

February 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Everything you need to get started with vector illustrations. Topics include toolbars, menus, hot keys, layers, palettes, Bezier curves, stroke weights and brushes, gradients, guides, bleeds, and margins. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Illustrator  

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Website Basics

February 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Covering the basics of setting up & maintaining your own Website or Blog. This overview workshop will review everything a beginner needed to produce a website from hosting & domain setup, reviewing the functions of the Dashboard and best practices to keep your site safe & secure. Students will be encouraged to follow along and craft their own temporary basic & simplified site during the workshop. $30 members $45 nonmembers Buy tickets for Website Basics

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March 2016

Comics & Culture

March 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Comics & Social (R)evolution, a 3-part Workshop Series Lin Lucas Comics has been called “the invisible art” because the deceptive simplicity of the form masks a complex, expressive multi-medium in which writing, drama, stage-craft, drawing, design, and imagination are combined to create an endless range of visual-narrative possibilities. In this workshop series, participants will critically examine issues of race, class, and gender using comics to explore both current and speculative representations. Part 1: Comics & Culture Comic strips and books have been integral parts…

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Book Release Party: The V-Word

March 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Free

Join us for the release of The V-Word, a new book by Amber J. Keyser. Teens, parents, educators, and others interested in empowering young adults to chart their own course when it comes to sex are invited to join editor Amber Keyser and essayists Sara Ryan, Sarah Mirk, and Kate Gray for readings and conversation about The V-Word: True Stories About First-Time Sex. For young women, the decision to have sex for the first time is often fraught with emotions ranging…

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

March 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Free

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…

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Sister Spit

March 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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$15

  Sister Spit, the legendary queer-feminist literary roadshow returns to Portland for one night at the IPRC, with live performance touching on race, gender, body politics, sex, glamour, violence, forgiveness and heroine-worship. Featuring body positivity activist Virgie Tovar, creator of #losehatenotweight and editor of the anthology Hot and Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love and Fashion; poet and artist Myriam Gurba, author of Sweatsuits of the Damned and Wish You Were Me; international avant-drag performance artist Mica Sigourney, creator…

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Streetopia

March 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Free

Join the IPRC for the book release of Streetopia, recently published by Booklyn and edited by Erick Lyle. Streetopia is based on an exhibition of the same name curated with Chris Johanson in San Francisco. The show was a massive anti-gentrification art fair that brought together 100+ artists, writers, activists with residents of SF's Tenderloin to consider utopian aspiration for the city and to organize opposition to official city plans to redevelop the neighborhood -- the city's last low-income area --…

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Graphic Provocations & Other Reasons to Riot (POSTPONED)

March 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Part 3: Comics & Culture March 26, 12-4pm Political cartoons are by their very nature, provocative and irreverent. At their best, these visual commentaries elicit strong emotional responses from readers. They invite protest, rebuttal, and dialogue. This workshop is a challenging introduction to a deceptively simple art form. The editorial is a small, but well lit stage, upon which students make their first, tentative efforts to “wow” an audience. From this vantage point, they may see for the first time…

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April 2016

IPRC Open House: in conjunction with SGCI Portland east side events

April 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Join us for an open house showcasing our letterpress and screen printing print studios. Get a tour of our dynamic printing and publishing studio, and browse printed work created by our members. Enjoy treats from Gluten Free Gem Bakery and beer from Baerlic Brewing Co.! Print your own commemorative art poster during our on-going letterpress and screen printing demonstrations. Come get inky and meet our community of independent printers! http://sgciportland.com/portfolio/exhibitions/    

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Certificate Program Show & Tell

April 8, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Join us for an evening of readings and presentations by students in our Certificate Program. Students from the Prose, Poetry, Comics and Image + Text tracks will present works in progress. This event is free and open to the public.

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BCC: BrownHall Poetry Workshop

April 9, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2016

Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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As part of the BCC BrownHall Black Creative Collective's Spring Residency, poet-activist Tessara Dudley will be facilitating a poetry workshop. Class Description: Black survivors of violence often struggle to find spaces that welcome and affirm them, and struggle to express the feelings and pain that come from experiencing violence. In these workshops, we will explore the potential for catharsis in reading, writing, and sharing poetry. Participants will read poetry by Black poets such as Audre Lorde, Maya Angelou, Danez Smith,…

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Kickstarter Presents: Celebrate Portland’s Independent Publishing Culture

April 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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            Join Margot Atwell from Kickstarter and many stars of local publishing at Portland’s Independent Publishing Resource Center. Publishers will share their challenges and success stories, and there will be plenty of time for mingling and exchanging ideas. Publishers and authors can sign up here to give a seven minute Lightning Talk on one challenge and one opportunity in the independent publishing landscape, or an idea from another field that excites them. Complimentary snacks and…

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Comix Class for Kids

April 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. Repeat students are welcomed and encouraged. Beginners are welcome! Last 3 Sundays of the month. 1-3pm Buy tickets for Comics for Kids 8-12 year olds

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IPRC Open Collage Night

April 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 30, 2017

Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. This event is free and open to the public.

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

April 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day 19 of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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…

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Design Week Portland: Graphic Means Screening

April 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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                How was design prepared for print before the desktop computer? Come watch live paste-up demos to see firsthand! Get your hands on Letraset rubdown lettering to give 70s-style typesetting a try! Use an industrial waxer to construct a layout! Then catch up with the production progress of "Graphic Means", the forthcoming documentary by Briar Levit, exploring design production methods of the cold type era and the transition to digital. Drinks and light…

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CANCELED: Bindfast 5

April 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 actual softcover books or zines per hour. 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. Cost: $50 members only Buy tickets for Bind-Fast Perfect Binding   Journal            

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Spare Room

April 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Join the IPRC for a night of readings by local and out of town poets, hosted by the Spare Room Reading Series. Deborah Poe is the author of the poetry collections "Keep," the last will be stone, too (Stockport Flats),Elements (Stockport Flats), and Our Parenthetical Ontology (CustomWords), as well as a novella in verse,Hélène (Furniture Press). Her work has appeared in journals like Denver Quarterly, Court Green, Loose Change, Colorado Review, and Jacket2. Her visual works--including video poems and handmade…

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Intro to Letterpress

April 24, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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Townhall: Supporting Portland’s Maker Movement

April 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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            IPRC, ADX and Portland Made have invited candidates to discuss the real estate and financial tools that they would propose for preserving and protecting affordable space for artists, makers and manufacturers in our inner industrial areas. Confirmed: Ted Wheeler Jules Bailey Sarah Iannarone Sean Davis Stuart Emmons Chloe Eudaly Ann Sanderson   Free and open to all! Snacks and drinks will be provided.          

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Show:Tell Workshop for Teen Writers and Artists Presents Karen Russell & Matthew Dickman

April 29, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Show:Tell, The Workshop for Teen Writers & Artists turns 10 years old! Please join us for a reading featuring past teen campers, past & present faculty & guest writers (Matthew Dickman & Karen Russell among others) will give readings. Show:Tell, formerly run by Marylhurst University, will be hosted by the Independent Publishing Resource Center this July. Find out more about the program and how to apply here!

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Intro to Letterpress

April 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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CANCELED Book Arts: Coptic Stitch

April 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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                    Coptic Stitch Book Arts Workshop: Come spend the afternoon learning how to bind your very own coptic stitch sketchbook. All tools, paper, and book board needed will be supplied and you will walk home with a 4.25x5.5in book and the skills to make more! Buy tickets for Book Arts: Coptic Stitch

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May 2016

IPRC Certificate Program Show Tell

May 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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                Join us for an evening of readings and presentations by students in our Certificate Program. Students from the Prose, Poetry, Comics and Image + Text tracks will present works in progress. This event is free and open to the public.

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Experimental Letterpress

May 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Experimental Letterpress: Alternative Image Creation with Letterpress Printing: Learn to create imagery on a letterpress with alternative printing methods. This class is designed to expand upon traditional letterpress printing by exploring techniques other than hand-set type. Students will learn methods for quickly flooding the paper with color, texture, and imagery. An experimental approach will be taken to allow printers to create freely and spontaneously. These techniques are great for producing background texture to support additional content, but may also stand…

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The Switch Presents Halpern, Haynes & Jensen

May 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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          Please join the IPRC for the Switch Reading Series, featuring Rob Halpern of Ypsilanti, MI, and Portland's own Lamarra Haynes and Rachael Jensen. 5$ sugguested donation Common Place (Ugly Duckling Presse 2015) isRob Halpern's most recent book of poetry. Other titles include Music for Porn (Nightboat 2013),Disaster Suites (Palm Press 2009), and Rumored Place(Krupskaya 2006). Together with Taylor Brady, he also co-authored the book-length poem Snow Sensitive Skin, which has been reissued by Displaced Press.…

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Intro to Letterpress

May 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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Beginning InDesign

May 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning InDesign

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

May 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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…

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Bindfast 5

May 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 actual softcover books or zines per hour. 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. Cost: $50 members only Buy tickets for Bind-Fast Perfect Binding     Journal

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Beginning Photoshop

May 19, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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.) Cost: $30 members $45 nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Photoshop

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Submission Reading Series

May 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Please join the IPRC and Submission Reading Series for a reading featuring Sara Adams (poetry) and Johanna Stoberock (prose). Johanna Stoberock's novel, "City of Ghosts," was published by W. W. Norton. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including Better: Culture & Lit, The Wilson Quarterly, and Copper Nickle. Her essay, "Will Help Be Given?" was selected by Michael Martone for the 2014 Best of the Net Anthology. A former Jack Straw Fellow, she teaches at Whitman College in Walla…

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Introduction to Screenprinting

May 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. 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 $75 for…

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Comix Class for Kids

May 22, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. Repeat students are welcomed and encouraged. Beginners are welcome! Last 3 Sundays of the month. 1-3pm   Buy tickets for Comics for Kids 8-12 year olds

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June 2016

1001 Issue Two Release Party

June 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Join the IPRC to celebrate the latest 1001 release! There will be readings by artists published in the second issue of 1001. JENNA FLETCHER ROBYN BATEMAN MIKE LOSIER JON BOISVERT THOMAS MOWE JULIAN SMUGGLES NATHAN WADE CARTER JOSHUA JAMES AMBERSON

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CANCELED: Intro to Letterpress

June 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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Intro to Screenprinting

June 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. 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…

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Comix Class for Kids

June 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. Repeat students are welcomed and encouraged. Beginners are welcome! Last 3 Sundays of the month. 1-3pm Buy tickets for Comics for Kids 8-12 year olds

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Beginning InDesign

June 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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              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. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning InDesign

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Bindfast 5

June 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 actual softcover books or zines per hour. 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. Cost: $50 members only Buy tickets for Bind-Fast Perfect Binding Journal  

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Postponed for Pre-Pride Vigil // BCC Presents: Portland Lyric

June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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NOTE: Due to recent tragic events we will be postponing the Portland Lyric event until early July. Tomorrow, June 16th, there will be a Pre-Pride Vigil for the Victims at Pulse Nightclub, at 7pm at the Q Center. Our event would have conflicted with this vigil. We support spaces of mourning, healing, love and community. As such, we'll push our event to early July. More details coming soon. Portland Lyric puts on paper the work of seven of the city's…

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Beginning Photoshop

June 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  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.) Cost: $30 members $45 nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Photoshop

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1,000 Words, Time/Travel: A Type and Share Event

June 18, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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                  Writing: 4-7 Reading, 7:30-9:30 Come to the IPRC Saturday, June 18 and get ready to get writing on a vintage manual typewriter. Curator Melissa Favara will provide 20 working machines and four writing prompts—with prescriptions and constraints—aimed at creating four fresh, fully-fleshed 250 word pieces on the theme of Time/Travel (the proverbial 1,000 words). The space and the machines will be open for writing during the 4-7 window. At 7:30, we…

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Comix Class for Kids

June 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. Repeat students are welcomed and encouraged. Beginners are welcome! Last 3 Sundays of the month. 1-3pm Buy tickets for Comics for Kids 8-12 year olds

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Beginning Illustrator

June 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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              Everything you need to get started with vector illustrations. Topics include toolbars, menus, hot keys, layers, palettes, Bezier curves, stroke weights and brushes, gradients, guides, bleeds, and margins. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Illustrator

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

June 21, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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…

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Beginning Websites: WordPress

June 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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          Covering the basics of setting up & maintaining your own WordPress website or blog. This overview workshop will review everything needed to produce a website from hosting & domain setup, reviewing the functions of the Dashboard and best practices to keep your site safe & secure. Students will be encouraged to follow along and craft their own temporary basic & simplified site during the workshop. $30 members $45 nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning WordPress

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Portland Zine Symposium 24 Hour Zine Challenge

June 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - June 26, 2016 @ 10:00 am
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  24-hour zine Challenge! June 25-26 2016! At the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) in Portland, OR!

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Intro to Letterpress

June 25, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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Comix Class for Kids

June 26, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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. Repeat students are welcomed and encouraged. Beginners are welcome! Last 3 Sundays of the month. 1-3pm Buy tickets for Comics for Kids 8-12 year olds

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Portland Zine Symposium Bike-in Movie

June 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Join Portland Zine Symposium for a group bike ride and then a movie at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) on June 30th.

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PZS Bike-in movie: Turbo Kid

June 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Bike In Movie Nite: Turbo Kid Starts at Burnside Skatepark, SE 2nd Ave & E Burnside St (meet at the skatepark tucked underneath the Burnside Bridge) and ends at the Independent Publishing Resource Center @8pm 6:15pm-9:15pm Post Apocalyptic Zinester’s Bike Ride meets at 6:15 at the Burnside Skatepark (SE 2nd Ave & Burnside) under the Burnside Bridge! Route destination is the IPRC (1001 SE Division St.) where the bike-themed, post apocalyptic movie thriller, Turbo Kid, will be screened. Movie starts…

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July 2016

Portland Zine Symposium Kickoff Party

July 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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                Please join the Portland Zine Symposium and the Independent Publishing Resource Center, to celebrate on the eve of the 16th annual PZS! Free and open to the public. Find out more about the Portland Zine Symposium here.

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PZS Skillshare & Workshops

July 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Show:Tell Camp for Teen Writers and Artists Session 1

July 11, 2016 @ 9:00 am - July 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Show:Tell The Workshop for Teen Writers & Artists Creative Writing and Contemporary Arts Workshop for Middle and High School Students Session 1: July 11 to July 15, 2016 Session 2: July 18 to July 22, 2016 Show:Tell, The Workshop for Teen Writers and Artists, located at the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC), is two five-day seminars where middle and high school students (ages 13-18) receive college-level instruction in creative writing and visual arts. Students meet Monday, July 11 to Friday,…

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BCC Presents: Portland Lyric

July 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Portland Lyric puts on paper the work of seven of the city's brightest young Hip Hop and R & B artists. Join us for a summer evening book launch, reading, and panel discussion with the author/musicians on their creative process and sources of inspiration. Portland Lyric is Brown Alice Mic Capes Vinnie Dewayne Rasheed Jamal Maze Koroma Jonny Cool Stargazer Lauren Steele foreword by Bruce Poinsette and edited and printed by Sharita Towne Snacks and refreshments provided! *sliding scale…

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Intro to Letterpress

July 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets…

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Erica J. Mitchell Poetry & Photography

July 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Join the IPRC for a screening of photographer Erica J. Mitchell's latest series of Portland poets. Readings and details TBA  

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POSTPONED: Intro to Recycled Papermaking

July 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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                Want to learn how to make your own paper for cards, art, invitations, books, or other fun projects? In this two hour course we will focus on simple papermaking that you can do at home using an ordinary kitchen blender, picture frames, knitting hoops, and junkmail. We'll also use cookie cutters and stencils to make shaped papers and try out some embedding/inclusions. Students are encouraged to bring dried plants, seeds, yarn and…

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Print Package

July 23, 2016 @ 11:00 am - July 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Welcome to Print Camp! This is a two-day workshop both days are 11am to 6pm with a lunch break. Letterpress, 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!…

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Poetry Reading w/ Ginger Ko, Lindsay Tigue, Sara Adams & Sara June Woods

July 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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          Please join the IPRC for an evening of poetry from Ginger Ko, Lindsay Tigue, Sara Adams & Sara June Woods   Sara Adams is the author of two micro-chapbooks, Poems for Ivan (Porkbelly Press) and We All Have to Keep Our Heads (Ghost City Press), and two chapbooks, Western Diseases (dancing girl press) and Think Like a B (SOd Press). Her experimental/found poetry appears in publications such as DIAGRAM, tNY Press’s Electronic Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature, and Queen Mob’s Tea House. Sara is…

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Beginning InDesign

July 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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    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. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning InDesign

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Intro to Bookarts: Coptic Stitch & Stab Stitch

July 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Intro to Book Arts: Coptic Stitch & Stab Stitch Come spend the afternoon learning how to bind your very own coptic stitch sketchbook. All tools, paper, and book board needed will be supplied and you will walk home with a 4.25x5.5in book and the skills to make more! Buy tickets for Bookarts: Coptic Stitch and Stab-Binding

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Certificate Program Info Session

July 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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The IPRC will be hosting an informational session with instructors and alumni of the IPRC Certificate Program on July 27th at 7pm. The Certificate Program empowers a new generation of DIY writers and artists to thrive in the rapidly changing landscape of modern publishing. Participants choose between one of three tracks and spend two or three semesters creating and publishing their work. With instruction from many of Portland’s finest writers, cartoonists and self-publishers, Certificate Program students will write, design, hand-craft…

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Beginning Photoshop

July 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  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.) Cost: $30 members $45 nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Photoshop

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Postponed: Letterpress Coasters

July 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - July 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Print your own unique coasters for those refreshing summer beverages. Having a summer party, or just want to protect your coffee table in style? We will provide all of the materials for you to make a beautiful set of 25 letterpress printed coasters. Plus, you will gain the skills necessary to create any project in our letterpress studio. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Completion of the…

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Intro to Screenprinting

July 31, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this course…

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August 2016

New Date TBA: Beginning Illustrator

August 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Everything you need to get started with vector illustrations. Topics include toolbars, menus, hot keys, layers, palettes, Bezier curves, stroke weights and brushes, gradients, guides, bleeds, and margins. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers

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Beginning Illustrator

August 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Everything you need to get started with vector illustrations. Topics include toolbars, menus, hot keys, layers, palettes, Bezier curves, stroke weights and brushes, gradients, guides, bleeds, and margins. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Illustrator

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Comics Certificate Program Graduation

August 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Please join the IPRC in celebrating the graduation of this year's Certificate Program Comics students!    

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Intro to Letterpress

August 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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Paper Marbling

August 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Looking to make journals with marbled covers, or cards that look like they fell out of an 19th century novel? Learn to marble your own paper! Transform a simple piece of paper into a flourishing design using water and ink in this paper marbling workshop.   Buy tickets for Paper Marbling

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Intro to Recycled Papermaking

August 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Want to learn how to make your own paper for cards, art, invitations, books, or other fun projects? In this two hour course we will focus on simple papermaking that you can do at home using an ordinary kitchen blender, picture frames, knitting hoops, and junkmail. We'll also use cookie cutters and stencils to make shaped papers and try out some embedding/inclusions. Students are encouraged to bring dried plants, seeds, yarn and thread if they would like to add…

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Intro to Screenprinting

August 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this course…

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Adult Coloring Party and Wine Tasting Fundraiser with Microcosm & Jasper Sisco Wines

August 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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                  Celebrate the release of the The Beard Coloring Book and The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book and meet illustrator Meggyn Pomerleau with a box of crayons and a glass of Portland-made wine. Featuring books by Microcosm Publishing and wines by Jasper Sisco Wines. Color and sip your way to blissful relaxation and raise money to help the Independent Publishing Resource Center stay in Portland! Buy tickets for Adult Coloring Party and Wine Tasting

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POSTPONED: Beginning Photoshop

August 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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.) Cost: $30 members $45 nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Photoshop  

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Intro to Letterpress

August 27, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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Intro to Linoleum Relief Printing: Postcards!

August 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Intro to Linoleum Relief Printing: Making Postcards! In this workshop you will learn how to carve and print a small linoleum relief block on the poster press, creating your own set of postcards! We will go over different approaches and techniques for carving your block and how versatile relief printing can be, with tips for combination with other mediums. We will learn about how to properly lockup a block on the poster press, print and make a small edition of…

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POSTPONED: Beginning Illustrator

August 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Everything you need to get started with vector illustrations. Topics include toolbars, menus, hot keys, layers, palettes, Bezier curves, stroke weights and brushes, gradients, guides, bleeds, and margins. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Illustrator

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September 2016

Intro to Screenprinting

September 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this…

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Beginning Photoshop

September 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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.) Cost: $45 members $65 nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning Photoshop

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Intro to Letterpress

September 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $100 Buy tickets…

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Intro to Letterpress

September 24, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $100 Buy tickets for…

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Intro to Screenprinting

September 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this…

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PSU MFA Beginning of the Year Mingle

September 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Welcome PSU MFA students! The PSU MFA program hosts a monthly reading series on the last Sunday of the month. In lieu of a reading in September, please come to the IPRC to meet, mingle and celebrate the beginning of a new school year.

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October 2016

The Letting Go / Keep Holding On: A Collaborative Reading & Performance

October 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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An evening of exciting collaborative works performed by pairs of artists combining their media to create something completely new; making pieces using visuals, music, dance, and poetry that could not be possible without each other. Our theme The Letting Go/Keep Holding On is inspired by transitions in life that may seem unalike but under the surface are quite the same. Performers include: Michelle Overby Sarah Brahim Sean Christensen Fern Wiley Julia Wohlstetter Klyn & Brian

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CANCELED: Intro to Linoleum Relief Printing: Making Postcards

October 2, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Intro to Linoleum Relief Printing: Making Postcards! In this workshop you will learn how to carve and print a small linoleum relief block on the poster press, creating your own set of postcards! We will go over different approaches and techniques for carving your block and how versatile relief printing can be, with tips for combination with other mediums. We will learn about how to properly lockup a block on the poster press, print and make a small edition…

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Intro to Letterpress

October 8, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $100 Buy tickets for…

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Intro to Screenprinting

October 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this…

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Experimental Screenprinting

October 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Experimental Screen Printing In this workshop participants will learn how to screen print with watercolors, create split fountains, print even flats of color, mono print with the screen, and test the benefits of ink transparency and ink additives. While exploring these techniques you will have the chance to print on materials such as acrylic or plastic sheets and various types of paper. Additionally, the instructor will demonstrate how to setup your print station for printing onto thin sheets of wood and flat bullets of…

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Intro to Letterpress

October 23, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $100 Buy tickets for…

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PSU MFA Last Sunday Reading Series

October 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Please join the IPRC to hear works in progress from current MFA candidates in poetry and fiction.

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November 2016

Teen Zine Studio

November 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Join us for Teen Zine Studio taught by artist and zine maker Erika Rier at the Independent Publishing Resource Center. Learn to make your own zines! Collaborate on group projects! Great for ages 12-16! Learn skills and techniques for zine making! First & third Thursday of every month $5-20 Sliding Scale 1001 SE Division Ste. 2 Portland, OR 97211 Please Note: for middle grade youth ages 7-11 please check out our Anything Zine Series on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays!!

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Intro to Screenprinting

November 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  Join us to learn about silkscreen printing! Learn how to create stencils, prep and process screens while gaining knowledge about tools, tips, and tricks for the photo emulsion process. You’ll have the chance to acquire best practices for setting up your print station, printing and registration while gaining practice with the medium. Our studio area uses only water-based silkscreen inks and is a primarily a non-toxic studio environment. *Screen printing is also called silkscreen or serigraphy *Completion of this…

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Kickstarter: Dream Projects

November 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Dream Projects: How Publishers and Authors Can Use Kickstarter for Fundraising and Community Building Over 15,000 publishing projects have been successfully funded by over on Kickstarter since it launched in 2009, with over $170M raised. These projects have run the gamut from a single book, graphic novel, or zine to an event, festival, bookstore, or an entire season of books. But Kickstarter isn’t just a place to raise money. It’s a platform that helps creators connect deeply with their supporters. Margot…

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CANCELED Intro to Letterpress

November 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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  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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $100 Buy tickets…

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POSTPONED TO JANUARY 2017 Show:Tell Intensive: Memoir with Jay Ponteri

November 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Independent Publishing Resource Center Studios, 318 SE Main St.
Portland , OR 97214 United States
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Show:Tell Camp for Teen Writers and Artists One Day Workshop: Memoir with Jay Ponteri In this workshop students write memoir. In addition to doing wacky guided writing exercises, participants look at examples of memoir that offer a variety of models for young nonfiction writers. And we will form a warm inclusive community! Things will culminate with an informal reading of students' memoirs. FUN! Sliding Scale $5–$25   Buy tickets for Show:Tell Intensive: Memoir with Jay Ponteri

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