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January 2020

Intro to Screenprinting Two Day Workshop

January 21, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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This is a TWO DAY workshop! Ticket purchase qualifies you for both parts of the workshop. Session one will be on 1/21 from 6-9pm. Session two is on 1/23 from 6-9pm. In this beginning course you will learn the basics of screenprinting. Participants will bring a prepared image and we will provide all the materials, tools and training. Learn the protocol of our printshop and darkroom, as well as health and safety standards for screenprinting. Turn your one-color image into…

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February 2020

Papermaking Workshop

February 1, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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In this introductory course you will learn the basics of western-style papermaking including sheet forming, and how to easily modify moulds to create different shaped sheets, as well as proper studio cleanup. A materials fee covers pre-beaten cotton/abaca pulp, as well as use of moulds, deckles, felts, and drying system. Students will need to pick up dry paper from the studio the following week. About The Instructor Olivia Caro is a current fellow at the Soapbox, whose work in papermaking…

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Membership Information Session

February 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4700 Kingsessing Ave, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue Lower Level, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Want to learn more about joining The Soapbox studio to work on your own projects? Join us for an information session to get a full tour of our studio and find out everything you wanted to know about how our membership works, while meeting other prospective and new members. Topics include: what we offer, an explanation of membership types, which supplies the studio supplies, a review of our membership agreement, and an overview of our orientation process. Attendance is required…

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Intro to Letterpress

February 8, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Learn the basics of printing letterpress at The Soapbox, from setting type, to locking up your form on the press, to printing (and cleaning!) using the proof press and Vandercook cylinder press. Other methods of image making will be discussed. Explore our type drawers and gain the basic skills you need to work during Open Hours. A materials fee coveres paper, ink, and other consumables for an introductory project. About The Instructor Celia Jailer is a printmaker with a deep…

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Letterpress Valentines

February 9, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Drop in to the Soapbox Print Shop and Zine Library to print your own Valentines! Our talented Fellows will be doing demonstrations on our Letterpress Equipment, and participants can print their own cards. Visit with other Soapbox community members, tour our shop, and read some zines while you're here to get into the holiday spirit. About The Instructor Celia Jailer is a printmaker with a deep love for letterpress. She is a 2018 graduate of the University of Massachussets, a…

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Intro to Screenprinting Two Day Workshop

February 13, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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This is a TWO DAY workshop! Ticket purchase qualifies you for both parts of the workshop. Session one will be on 2/13 from 6-9pm. Session two is on 2/20 from 6-9pm. In this beginning course you will learn the basics of screenprinting. Participants will bring a prepared image and we will provide all the materials, tools and training. Learn the protocol of our printshop and darkroom, as well as health and safety standards for screenprinting. Turn your one-color image into…

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Intro to Screenprinting Full Day Workshop

February 22, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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In this beginning course you will learn the basics of screenprinting. Participants will bring a prepared image and we will provide all the materials, tools and training. Learn the protocol of our printshop and darkroom, as well as health and safety standards for screenprinting. Turn your one-color image into a screen and print an edition of posters, greeting cards or even t-shirts! With the completion of this beginner course, students will be prepared to take more specialized, intermediate courses. Students…

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