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December 2019

Intro to Screenprinting Full Day Workshop

December 7, 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 in…

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Arts of Resistance Zine Launch Party

December 12, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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About The Instructor Carolyn Chernoff is a sociologist and cultural producer. A #PhDPunk, her preferred media are zines and stickers.

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Letterpress Holiday Cards

December 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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Join us to print your own holiday greetings! You'll 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.  Soapbox Members Apply the code "SoapboxMember" at checkout for a $5 discount! 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 previous Letterpress…

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Long Stitch Bookbinding Workshop

December 14, 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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This historical binding is a quick and beautiful way to make a sketchbook or journal with multiple signatures. Students will learn a basic stitch and variations to explore independently. Walk away with a sewing card and two different styles of journals, plus the confidence to make many more books. Soapbox Members Apply the code "SoapboxMember" at checkout for a $5 discount! About The Instructor Amanda D'Amico is a book artist working under the imprint Tiny Revolutionary Press. She teaches at…

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Letterpress Holiday Cards Drop-In

December 15, 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 some last-minute holiday cards! Our talented Fellows will be doing demonstrations on our Letterpress Equipment, and participants can print their own holiday greetings! Visit with other Soapbox community members, tour our shop, and read some zines while You're here to get into the holiday spirit. We'll also have our 2020 Soapbox calendar with custom community artwork for sale on-site!

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