The History of Zines with Cristina Favretto
Nov
12
4:00pm 4:00pm

The History of Zines with Cristina Favretto

Girls' Club hosts Cristina V. Favretto, Head of Special Collections at University of Miami’s Otto G. Richter Library, for a lecture and discussion on the history of zines. Learn about the medium and zine culture, trace its history with examples from the UM Special Collection Library from the 1700s to today.

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EXILE's Zine Warmup Workshop
Nov
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

EXILE's Zine Warmup Workshop

Join the EXILE Books team as we get warmed up for SPF Fort Lauderdale!

Stop by IS Projects to participate in a generative zine workshop. It's time to sharpen our zine-making skills and learn fresh tricks from stitch binding and grommet, to essential folding techniques. Learn something new, meet your fellow zine makers, and feel inspired to make your own zine. Let's gear-up for the Small Press Fair!

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Large Format Relief Printing
Oct
23
12:00pm12:00pm

Large Format Relief Printing

$120.00

Relief Printing is the oldest form of printmaking. This course is designed to teach students how to "think print" while carving away at an MDF block, then how to use that block to make multiple prints and how to layer images on top of one another

Students will work with a 20x20" block in class and will be sent home with a 40x40" block to prepare for the SPF'16 Steamroller Printing Extravaganza on November 12th from noon to 6pm. All students enrolled in this class are also invited to participate in the steamroller event free of charge.  

Students will get a sense of how it feels to work in a communal space surrounded by artists with similar interests. Students will also learn how to use and respect a large fine art press. Students will leave the class with a working knowledge of shop etiquette, linoleum carving, and printing techniques as well as a small portfolio of prints and their own MDF block. 

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Letterpress Business Cards
Oct
22
12:00pm12:00pm

Letterpress Business Cards

$75.00

In this workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of letterpress printing on a table-top platen press by creating their own business cards. Students will learn how to set type, lock up a form, ink and adjust the press, print, and clean the press. We will learn a brief history of Letterpress while experiencing the collaborative nature of the craft. Each student will leave with a stack of their own custom letterpress printed business cards (or calling cards.)

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Large Format Relief Printing
Oct
9
12:00pm12:00pm

Large Format Relief Printing

$120

Relief Printing is the oldest form of printmaking. This course is designed to teach students how to "think print" while carving away at an MDF block, then how to use that block to make multiple prints and how to layer images on top of one another

Students will work with a 20x20" block in class and will be sent home with a 40x40" block to prepare for the SPF'16 Steamroller Printing Extravaganza on November 12th from noon to 6pm. All students enrolled in this class are also invited to participate in the steamroller event free of charge.  

Students will get a sense of how it feels to work in a communal space surrounded by artists with similar interests. Students will also learn how to use and respect a large fine art press. Students will leave the class with a working knowledge of shop etiquette, linoleum carving, and printing techniques as well as a small portfolio of prints and their own MDF block. 

Click here to register!

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