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  • 1. IPRCINDEPENDENTPUBLISHINGRESOURCE CENTERFebruaryMarch 2013 1 WORK SHOPS + EVENTS
  • 2. INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING RESOURCE CENTER 1001 South East Division Street, Portland, Oregon 97202 Monday: Noon – 10 PM OPE Tuesday – Thursday: 4 – 10 PM HOU N Friday: Noon – 6 PM Saturday: Noon – 6 PM RS Sunday: Noon – 10 PM* *noon – 5 PM Youth Only Orientations are held at the IPRC on 2nd Thursdays at 7 PM and 3rd Saturdays every month at 3 PM for new and prospective IPRC users. Participants are given a tour of the facility, an outline of policies and procedures, as well as membership information. Telephone 503/827-0249 Justin Hocking, Executive Director A.M. O’Malley, Program Coordinator Michael D’Alessandro, Community Resource Coordinator2
  • 3. INDEPENDENTPUBLISHING SinceRESOURCE CENTER 1998The IPRC and its Outreach programs are supportedby individual donors, as well as generous grantsfrom The Meyer Memorial Trust, The Oregon ArtsCommission, Regional Arts & Culture Council, TheMiller Foundation, The Oregon Cultural Trust, and TheCollins Foundation.Support the IPRC at www.iprc.org 3
  • 4. About the IPRC The Independent Publishing Resource Center facilitates creative expression and identity by providing individual access to the resources and tools for the creation of independently published media and art. Since its inception in 1998, the center has been dedicated to encouraging the growth of visual and literary publishing community by offering a space to gather and exchange information and ideas, as well as to produce work. The IPRC is an Oregon 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit organization. Zine Library Our zine library has more than 7,500 self-published and inde- pendently produced publications. We have one of the largest zine libraries in the world. You don’t have to be a member to check out a zine either! From art to comics to music, you’ll be able to find something good! The zine catalog is also on our website at library.iprc.org. Workshops Make the IPRC your educational resource. The center offers a variety of workshops related to publishing, writing, comics, and much more. The workshops are designed to give participants hands on experience, which they can apply to their individual projects. Pre-registration is required as spots are limited. Register online at iprc.org or at our volunteer desk.4
  • 5. www.iprc.orgResourcesNeed some advice? Want to know like-minded people? VolunteerStaff are available during open hours to answer questions andthe center is a great space to network, or to organize regularshared interest groups.WorkspaceNeed a place to staple your zine? A copier? A computer tolayout your book? We’ve got all that and more.The IPRC offers access to resources and equipment to aid in theproduction and distribution of publications at an affordablerate. We have new iMac computers with Adobe Creative Suite6 and MacBook Pro laptops. There are also color and black &white copiers, letterpress studio, perfect binding machine,silk screen studio, resource books, art supplies, work tables,a guillotine cutter, scrap paper, typewriters and more!Space ReservationWe are happy to host meetings, groups, and brain trusts.However, in order to better serve you, reservations areapprecated. To reserve a classroom or other space, (loft, library,etc.) email A.M. O’Malley at iprcworkshops@gmail.com. 5
  • 6. At a Glance : February & MarchEVENTS Bindfast 5 Wednesday, Feb 20, 7pm - 9pmAmaZine Day! Saturday, Feb9, 7pm Espresso Book Machine Sunday, Feb 24, 4pmShow & Tell Friday Feb 22, 7pm Beginning InDesign Sunday,Raiders of the Lost Archives. Feb 24, 7pm - 9pm24 hours Saturday, Feb 23,10am - Sunday, Feb 24, 10am Editing 101 Thursday, March 3, 7pmBook Release Party “Here”by Lindsey Kugler Saturday, Letterpress Saturday, March 9,March 23, 7pm 11am-5pmWORKSHOPS Illustrator Sunday, March 10, 7pm - 9pmIllustrator Sunday, Feb 10,3pm - 5pm Photoshop Thursday, March 21,Beginning Screenprinting 7pm - 9pmTuesday, Feb 12, 7pm-10pm Letterpress Saturday, MarchPrint Camp! Saturday & 23, 11am-5pmSunday, Feb 16 & 17, 10am-5pm Advanced InDesign Sunday,Travel Writing 101 Sunday, March 24, 7pm - 9pmFeb 16, 4pm Posterpress Saturday, MarchLetterpress Saturday, Feb 16, 30, 4pm11am-5pmWebsites 101 Sunday, Feb 17,7pm - 9pm6
  • 7. youth programming ZINE CANTEEN We love young zinesters! Every GESA LL A S Sunday, from noon-5PM, the AY SUND PM IPRC becomes the Zine Canteen, -5 a free drop-in space for youngNOON people to work on publishing projects with the occasional youth workshop. Outreach Our boundaries extend beyond the walls of the IPRC. The outreach team takes self-pub- lishing to schools, libraries, treatment centers and other venues. Our latest initiative is the Media Action Project (MAP), which teachers media literacy, critical thinking, and making skills to youth. 7
  • 8. Memberships Become a member of the IPRC! Yearly memberships start at $35 for three months, $55 for a year, and are on a sliding scale. Members have access to the center’s workspace & equip- ment, discounts on workshops, and reduced rates on copies. Most importantly, members support the IPRC’s programming. LONG arm stapler level  $35 3 month membership 20% discount at Paper Plus 10% off ADX Membership 10% off SCRAP used material Library Membership IPRC button pin Mimeograph Level  $55 – $99 1 year membership 20% discount at Paper Plus 10% off ADX Membership 10% off SCRAP used material Library Membership IPRC button pin IPRC audio zine8
  • 9. MembershipsJoin in person at 1001 SE Division Streetor online at iprc.org/join !Copier Level $100 – $199 1 year membership 20% discount at Paper Plus 10% off ADX Membership 10% off SCRAP used material Library Membership IPRC button pin IPRC audio zine Zine of the Month MembershipLetterpress Level $200+ 2 year membership 20% discount at Paper Plus 10% off ADX Membership 10% off SCRAP used material Library Membership IPRC button pin IPRC audio zine Zine of the Month Membership A free workshop of your choice 9
  • 10. EVENTS AmaZine Day! A miniature small press & zine fest, presented by the Portland Zine Symposium featuring zines, writing, comics, live music, art, yetis, free beverages, books, pizza & good people! Sign up for a slice of table for $5 in person at the IPRC, by February 8th. At 5pm there will be a Valentine (or Anti-Valentine) themed reading featuring comics and writers such as Gabrielle Holden, Liz Moyer, Emily Kendal Frey and others! Saturday, Feb 9, 2pm - 7 pm. Free & Open to the public Show & tell Join us for a live performance of Certificate Program student work. Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction and Comics will be presented in multiple formats! Friday, Feb 22, 7pm Free & Open to the public10
  • 11. EVENTSBook release: “hERE” by lindsey kuglerJoin Certificate Program alumniLindsey Kugler to celebrate theofficial release of her book HERE.Lindsey completed HERE as a studentof the IPRC’s Certificate Program inIndependent Publishing. The book ispublished by University of Hell Press,a local Portland imprint.Eirean Bradley will host the event.Elissa from Backtalk PDX will givetarot readings.Sara Renberg will perform musicalimprov.Lindsey Kugler will read along with guests Robert DuncanGray, Johnny No Bueno, Justin Hocking, Liz Moyer and A.M.O’Malley.This event is free and open to the public. You are encouragedto buy a book.Saturday, March 23, 7pmFree & Open to the public 11
  • 12. events Raiders of the lost archives With your help, the IPRC successfully made the “The Crossing.” For the next stage in our journey, we have to descend down into the depths of our massive uncatalogued archive, to bring a treasure trove of zines back up into the light. Join us as we burn the midnight oil as we adven- ture into a labyrinth of zines waiting to be read. For 24 hours straight, we’ll read, catalogue, eat delicious food, drink coffee and help build up the world’s largest zine library. With over 20,000 uncatalogued zines, you’re sure to find a treasure. Hardcore Raiders will read for 24 hours, while lighter Spelunkers can simply stop in for a few hours of reading. Register for the event or pledge a few bucks to support a Raider at iprc.org. Saturday, Feb 23-24, 10am - 10am. Free & Open to the public12
  • 13. WORKSHOPSPrint camp! 2013This is an annual weekend long intensive covering beautifulprint and binding methods available at the Center. Completionof these classes gives members access to the print & bind areasduring supervised hours. Bring your project ideas, layouts, orillustrations to get started. All materials will be provided. Saturday 10am - 5pm C Letterpress 3 omplete classes in one sunday 10am - 5pm weekend Screenprinting Bindfast Bookbinding Saturday, Feb 16 & 17, 10am - 5pm $100 members / $150 nonmembers Register online at iprc.org 13
  • 14. WORKSHOPS Travel Writing 101 Have you returned from a trip with stories to tell? Are you planning to bring your notebook on your next journey? Taught by Bill Donahue, a journalist who has reported stories in over 20 countries, for magazines ranging from Wired to The Atlantic, this class will help you to turn your travel adven- tures into cogent narratives. We will look at seminal works of travel journalism and the basics of storytelling, character and scene development, as we discuss students’ story ideas and manuscripts. Instructor Bio: In 25 years of reporting adventures, Bill Donahue has kayaked through the concrete drainage ditch that is the Los Angeles River, ridden all-terrain-vehicles with hardened criminals through the stripmined hills of West Virginia, biked the streets of Shanghai, and snuck into Manuel Noriega’s abandoned beach house in Panama. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Best American Sports Writing, and Best American Travel Writing. He has been nominated for a National Magazine Award two times, and he won the gold medal in the Adventure Travel division of the 2012 Lowell Thomas Awards. With his daughter, Allie, he is the co-editor of the zine, biff. His website is billdonahue.net. Instructor: Bill Donahue Sunday, Feb 16, 4pm $10 members / $15 nonmembers Register online at iprc.org14
  • 15. WORKSHOPSEditing 101Grammar errors, typos, factual blunders, and formatting goofscan put a black eye on even the most brilliant writing. That’swhere copyediting and proofreading come in! Publishers ofevery scale and stripe benefit from the process of going overtheir material with a fine-tooth comb, getting the text spic-and-span, every hyphen and apostrophe in place. In this work-shop, we’ll go over the basic tools and techniques of the copy-editing trade, including: * Chicago vs. AP style * Developing a style guide * Markingmanuscripts (in Word, Adobe) * The stages of copy to proof Helpful online resources and handouts will get you on thepath to grammar nerd-dom! Instructor Bio: Califia Suntree has been wielding the red pen since the early ‘90s, when she copyedited her high school newspaper. As a grown-up, she worked as an editor at HarperCollins, managing editor of start-up magazine 02138, and copy chief of several other start-up publications in New York. She is currently copy chief of Worth magazine and a freelance copyeditor at Wieden+Kennedy.Instructor: Califia SuntreeThursday, March 3, 7pm$15 members / $25 nonmembersRegister online at iprc.org 15
  • 16. WORKSHOPS 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 completion of this one-day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! Instructors: Michael D’Alessandro, Becca Taplin, and Chloe Fields. Saturday, Feb 16, 11am - 5pm Saturday, March 9, 11am - 5pm Saturday, March 23, 11am - 5pm $70 members only Register online at iprc.org R EGIST ER ONLIN E iprc.or g16
  • 17. WORKSHOPSBeginning ScreenprintingIn this one-day class, students will learn the basics of screen-printing; tools and materials will be covered, as well as tech-niques ranging from pre-press, exposing an emulsion-coatedscreen, all the way through screen reclamation. Students willbe able to print a one-color design of their choice, and shouldcome to class with a black and white image smaller than 8.5˝x 11˝. After taking the IPRC screenprint class, students willhave access to the IPRC screenprint studio during open studiohours. All materials are provided.Instructor: John IsaacsonTuesday, Feb 12, 7pm - 10pmWednesday, March 20, 7pm - 10pm$50 members onlyRegister online at iprc.orgposterpressExpand your letterpress printing knowledge: the poster pressallows you to print on larger format sheets of paper usinguniquely designed components. Make broadsides and eventposters and learn the fundamentals of this special, fast lock-up flat-bed press. After completion of this class, you will beable to use the poster press during open printshop hoursInstructor: Philip StewartSaturday, March 30, 4pm - 6pm$45 members onlyRegister online at iprc.org 17
  • 18. WORKSHOPS Websites 101 Open to anyone interested in learning how to build and pro- mote an attractive portfolio website using free services that already exist on the web. The class will explore basic web concepts such as html, CSS and blogging, plus provide tips on how to get people interested in visiting your new web home. Instructor: Taryn Cowart Sunday, Feb 17, 7pm - 9pm $25 members / $40 nonmembers Register online at iprc.org e r o nl i n is t e reg 7 s Workshop s 24 Membe rship & 18 ip swo r sh kr
  • 19. WORKSHOPSBindfast 5The Bind-Fast 5 is the IPRC’s exciting bookbinding machine.Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 softcoverbooks or zines per hour. Completion of this workshop autho-rizes IPRC members to use the Bind-Fast during supervisedbinding hours, so you can take your publishing projects to thenext level.Instructor: BT LivermoreWednesday, Feb 20, 7pm - 9pm$45 members onlyRegister online at iprc.orgespresso book machine: Book Formatting 101The EBM’s Formatting 101 class you will teach you to get your workready to produce a print run of your very own paperback books. Theclass will cover formatting page sizes and margins, cover layoutand design, and creating print-ready PDF files, as well as tips ontopics ranging from standard font sizes and spacing to copyright-ing and ISBN numbers. By the end of the class you will have prac-ticed all the steps required for printing on the EBM at Powell’sBooks and will be prepared to take full advantage of the IPRC andEspresso Book Machine’s new partnership!Instructor: Forrest JohnsonSunday, Feb 24, 4pm - 6pm. Meet at IPRC.$15 members / $25 nonmembersRegister online at iprc.org 19
  • 20. WORKSHOPSIllustratorIllustrator is a program to design covers for your books orrecords, posters and flyers for your event or project, the basiclook of your web-page, or packaging for the things you make.Come to class to with a project in mind and learn how to uti-lize this program to help you make the most of your ideas.Instructor: François VigneaultSunday, Feb 10, 3pm - 5pmSunday, March 10, 7pm - 9pm$30 members / $45 nonmembersRegister online at iprc.orgBeginning indesignJoin other creative enthusiasts and learn how to design,layout, and print your project from the computer. AdobeInDesign allows users to put together text, images, and otherdesigns on the page quickly and efficiently.Instructor: François VigneaultSunday, Feb 24, 7pm - 9pm$30 members / $45 nonmembersRegister online at iprc.org20
  • 21. WORKSHOPSphotoshopLearn to touch up your photos or create an entirely new uni-verse using Photoshop! Topics include: importing, moving,and reshaping images, a review of the toolbar and functions,layers, vector masks, image effects, various design and illus-tration tools, and preparing images for print and the web.Instructor: Taryn CowartThursday, March 21, 7pm - 9pm$30 members / $45 nonmembersRegister online at iprc.orgAdvanced indesignTake your InDesign knowledge to the next level with thisworkshop. Improve your workflow with time- and sanity-sav-ing techniques like multiple master pages, nested characterand paragraph styles, advanced typesetting skills, pre-press,and more. We’ll also introduce InDesign CS6’s powerful newe-book publishing tools, which make it possible to convertyour print zine or book into the flexible ePub format easilyand efficiently. Some experience with InDesign required.Instructor: François VigneaultSunday, March 24, 7pm - 9pm$30 members / $45 nonmembersRegister online at iprc.org 21
  • 22. INstructors Michael D’Alessandro B.T. Livermore Letterpress,Posterpress, Binding Binding, Hand Lettering, Michael D’Alessandro is a Screenprinting writer, printer, small press B.T. is a freelance illustrator, publisher and editor. He edits printmaker, and self-published the semiannual literary jour- comics artist. His illustra- nal swap/concessions, and is tions appear regularly in the the founder of Bedouin Books, Portland Mercury and his comic which publishes emerging writ- series The Life and Time of Baby ers of fiction, non-fiction and Otto Zeplin, as well as his other poetry with a focus on hand books, always available at bound books in letterpressed Reading Frenzy. covers. He has been published Chloe Fields in various journals and is the Letterpress author of two books of poetry. Chloe letterpresses prints, He teaches at the IPRC and writes, and designs in an Marylhurst University orange knit sweater. Andrew Barton Natalie Guidry Illustrator, InDesign Digital Publishing Andrew is a graduate of A graduate of the Ooligan Bennington College, where Press program at PSU, Natalie he focused on “book arts” lives and works in Portland. (drawing comics, bookmak- ing, graphic design). He is co- Becky Luening founder of Open Face Records, Accordian Books a collective of musicians Becky is a 2012 alumni of the and visual artists spread out IPRC Certificate Program. around the country.22
  • 23. INstructorsTaryn Cowart Marilyn ZornadoWebsites 101, Photoshop CalligraphyTaryn is a graphic designer, pho- Marilyn is a former boardtographer, and Southerner. She member of the IPRC and alsoworks at Pinball Publishing. teaches at the OCAC and AI inSarah Mirk Portland.Zines 101 John IsaacsonSarah Mirk is a writer and editor Screenprintinginterested in comics, gender, John grew up in Goleta,history, and other people. California where he startedFrançois Vigneault making zines, t-shirts, andInDesign, Fancy Finishing music. He has lived in Ireland,François is a cartoonist, pub- Peru, Chile, and China. Helisher, and student living in makes comics and posters andSE Portland. He is part of the teaches art, screen-printing,publishers collective Press and comics through Writers InGang, and shares studio space The Schools, Em Space Bookin the IPRC. Arts Center and the IPRC.Blue Crow Séamus BurkeComics for Kids Pitfalls to Avoid in Self-Blue edits Stumptown Under- Publishingground and helps coordinate Séamus is an American comicthe Portland Zine Symposium. artist born and raised in Chicago, IL. His favorite band is Rush. 23
  • 24. volunteers The IPRC is staffed mainly by a team of dedicated volunteers. You should meet them, they’re good people. James helps curate the Spare Corin graduated from the Room Reading Series, edits Comics Certificate Program c_L books, and eats home- and is our IT specialist. made pizza. Phillip is a typography en- Gabby likes to knit, draw cyclopedia and a letterpress comics, and listen to metal shop steward. all at the same time. Fiona is a comics student in Lia teaches 8th grade sci- our certificate program and ence and writes the zine, The screenprinting superviser. People I Love Best. Blue edits Stumptown Andrew makes prints & zines, Underground and helps co- designs books, plays music ordinate the Portland Zine (advrb.bandcamp.com) Symposium. Michael runs the small press Patrick has been volunteer- Perfect Day Publishing. ing at the IPRC since 2006. Cynthia spends her days Rocks has a vegan food cooking for the masses, read- wagon called Tandem Treats. ing for leisure, and creating Morgan works at Powell’s mixed media artwork that Books. includes printmaking, paint- ing, and poetry. Joanna & Caitlin & Chloe & Becca are all letterpress supervisors.24
  • 25. volunteersIf you would like to volunteer time or skills at the IPRC?Contact Michael at michael@iprc.org.Nathan Wade Carter plays Brian S. is many things asmusic as Purrbot and makes we all are—he pays rent as azines. book designer.Kathleen likes double sided Jenni is a super secretarybooklet printing, holographic and student of the Englishstickers, and bike rides. literature.Andy has worked as a book Alain lives by the phrasesseller, custodian, assembly ‘Forgiveness is the releaseline worker, editor, sailor, of all hope for a better past’gas station attendant, land- and ‘Let Love Rule’. He is ascaper, writer, pear picker, tower of resources.etc, but hopes to retire into Reid Psaltis draws comics,full-on slackerdom. makes coffee and pets dogs.Lillie Craw is also known asMrs. Asher Zebadiah Craw.She enjoys being a skaldic NEW STAFF VOLUNTEERSpoet, dog mom, and comics Asher, Stacey, Dehlia Taylor,wife. She spends her free Adam, Séamus, Suzette,time in the Glitterverse with Cara, Ann, William, BrianParty Twink, the cute queer B., Kerry, & Stacia.deer who is the subject of herpoetry. 25
  • 26. 26 Meet regularly with Comics & Coffee: 2nd like minded publishers! Sundays, 5–8PM FEBRUARY New groups welcome! SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 2 Intro to Letterpress 11-5pm 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 AmaZine Day 2-7pm Reading 5-7pm
  • 27. SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Illustrator Beginning Intro to 3-5pm Screenprint Letterpress 7-10pm 11-5pm Travel Writing 101 7-9pm 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Websites Bindfast Show & Tell Raiders of 101 7-9pm 7pm 7pm the Lost Archives 24 hours: Sat 10am to Sun 10am 24 25 26 27 28 Espresso Book Machine 4-6pm InDesign 7-9pm27
  • 28. Meet regularly with Comics & Coffee: 2nd28 like minded publishers! Sundays, 5–8PM March New groups welcome! SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Intro to Editing 101 Letterpress 7-9pm 11-5pm
  • 29. SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Illustrator Print Camp 7-9pm 10-5pm 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Print Camp Screenprint Photoshop Intro to 10-5pm 7-10pm 7-9pm Letterpress 11-5pm Panel Hell Press 5:30-6:30 Lindsey Kugler 7pm 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Advanced Posterpress InDesign 4-6pm 7-9pm 3129
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  • 31. LETTERPRESS T P R IN D Sunday 2 - 8pm N Monday 5 - 8pm & BI RS U Thursday 6 - 9pm HO SCREEN PRINTING Sunday 4 - 7pm Wednesday 6 - 9pm BOOK BINDING Sunday 4 - 7pm Tuesday 7 - 9pm Friday 4 - 7pmCover art by Thursday 6 - 9pmReid Psaltis 31
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