Intro to Letterpress • Sat, Nov 19th at 2pm

November 19th from 2 to 5 pm $40 and Sliding Scale Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in traditional letterpress printing. Learn some of the basics of type setting, inking, and operating the press. By the end of this workshop you should be able…

Welcome to WePress!

Welcome to WePress, a new, accessible, Community Artspace in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, BC, Canada on Unceded Coast Salish Territory! We opened on February 8th, 2016. Our purpose is to use historic and contemporary methods of print and art-making to support learning, skills development and creative communications for personal and community benefit amongst…

Online Fundraiser for WePress

Hey everyone! Please check out our GoFundMe Campaign! We want to thank everyone for supporting WePress since we opened in February 2016, and in the months prior to the opening when we were just getting off the ground. We are in that zone where we have some current funding, and are raising some funds through…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun, Nov 13 at 1pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, Nov 13th from 1 to 4 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Make a book: eight sections on cords, including endpapers, and we’ll complete the project with a cover. All materials supplied, but feel free…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly • Sat, Nov 12 at 12:30 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Saturday, Nov 12th from 12:30pm to 2:30pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the cool stitching on the spine that lie flat when you…

Japanese Canadian Vegetables & Flowers: Haiku and Printmaking • Nov 1st at 2:30pm

Japanese Canadian Vegetables & Flowers: Haiku and Printmaking Tuesday, November 1st, 2:30 to 6:20pm at Rm 1020 – 700 Royal Ave., Douglas College,  free drop-in workshop for all ages In a special new series of workshops for all ages, participants will create haiku (3-line poetry), and use block printmaking to create artworks that celebrate the vegetables and flowers…

We Can’t Afford Poverty Print Workshop and WePress Open House

We Can’t Afford Poverty Print Workshop and Open House at WePress (#202 – 268 Keefer Street) Sunday, October 30th, 2016 as part of the 13th Annual Heart of the City Festival 1-4pm We Can’t Afford Poverty Print Workshop Please register in advance This is a free public workshop for all ages using traditional printing techniques…

Intro to 3D Printing • October 22nd at 3pm

Intro to 3d Printing Saturday, October 22nd from 3 to 5pm $40 / participant includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite for October 22nd WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants per workshop In this 2-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, learn to use the Tinkerine Suite…

Modern Japanese Calligraphy Workshop (for Beginners) by Kisyuu • Sun, Oct 16 at 1pm

Modern Japanese Calligraphy Workshop (for Beginners) by Kisyuu Sunday, October 16th from 1 to 3 pm $40 / participant includes calligraphy set rental, paper, ink and other art supplies Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants During this 2-hour beginner workshop, you’ll learn basic calligraphy individually and in groups, learn Japanese calligraphy history,…

Intro to Letterpress • Thurs, Oct 13 at 3pm

Intro to Letterpress Thursday, October 13th from 3 to 5 pm free, max 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in traditional letterpress printing. Learn some of the basics of type setting, inking, and operating the press. By the end of this…

Letterpress for Beginners • Monday, Sep 26 at 1:00pm

Letterpress for Beginners with Morgan Melenka and Alex Linfield Saturday, Sep 24th from 2 to 5 pm $40 and sliding scale Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This workshop is for absolute beginners or anyone who needs a refresher course in traditional letterpress printing. Learn some of the basics of type setting, inking, and operating the…