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October 2015

Stitching into Paper

October 18, 2015, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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$25

In this workshop we'll learn to embroider an image on a paper surface, working from a source image. These skills can be used to embellish paper, create imagery, or add another dimension to your prints and drawings. (Embroidery skills are helpful but not necessary.) Taught by fiber artist Johanna Marshall.  Fee includes all materials and is discounted for members. Go to www.phillysoapbox.org/register-for-workshops/‎ to sign up. Email info@phillysoapbox.org with questions or for information about membership.

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December 2015

Holiday Ornament Making

December 6, 2015, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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$25

Kusudama Balls are a form of modular origami in which the artist creates many identical folded objects and puts them together to create a singular structure. In this workshop, taught by book artist Amanda D'Amico, participants will learn one fold that can be used to create two structures. These beautiful paper balls are perfect as gifts, or for decorating your own home for the holidays!   Fee includes all materials and is discounted for members. Go to www.phillysoapbox.org/register-for-workshops/‎ to sign up.…

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February 2018

MASU BOX & STORAGE BOOK WORKSHOP & OPEN HOURS

February 18, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Soapbox at May Street, 1323 S. May St.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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WORKSHOP The Masu Box (translated as 'measurement box') is a simple origami structure, made of paper. This square box can be used to wrap gifts or store objects, but it can also be adapted with simple bookbinding techniques to make sculptural book objects. In this workshop we will begin with a box and a lid, and we will play with these paper elements to create books that can house images or small objects and be explored by hand. With Amanda…

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December 2018

Tea Towel Printing Party

December 15, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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$50

https://www.flickr.com/photos/16936770@N08/20064479053/sizes/t/ Come screen print some custom tea towels or napkins with prepared images, while enjoying a glass of wine and good company. Set a fabulous holiday table or print a bunch for the best gifts! A set of two tea towels is included in the class fee, with the option to purchase more in advance or onsite. With screenprinter and Soapbox member Marisha Simons, whose work is pictured above. View more of Marisha Simons Designs. Prices Non-Member Registration $50.00 USD…

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April 2019

Postponed: Digital Tablet Art for Books & Zines with Dre Grigoropol

April 18, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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$35

Postponed. New date TBA soon! Explore techniques in digital drawing and image creation with artist and cartoonist Dre Grigoropol. Dre will walk participants through MediBang Paint, a free comics creation and digital painting program - a professional favorite that can be used on any device of computer. Participants are asked to bring their own tablet and stylus. Consider how this program can be used to create zines, books, and for planning prints. Pricing Non-Member Price $35.00 USD Member Price $30.00…

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