Print Jam!

Posted in Events, Latest on Jun 16, 2018

Next Jam | Saturday 1st September

Out of the Blueprint are launching Print Jam, a new monthly creative meetup for young people. With comic-making workshops, zine club, exhibitions, superhero life drawing and risograph demos, this is a celebration of all things print!

RISO DEMO, Blueprint Studio, 12.30pm and 2.30pm:

Curious about the riso print process? A free 20 minute demonstration of riso printing will be held.

As part of the print jam day, we’re also offering the chance to roll your sleeves up and print your own zine or comic – under 25’s get our normal 50% discount rate of print costs, whilst other zinesters get a special one-day-print-jam 10% off!

SUPERHERO LIFE DRAWING, Rehearsal Room, 12.30 – 1.30pm:

Flex your drawing muscles in our Superhero life drawing! We’ll be joined by a secret superhero who will be striking loads of exciting poses to develop your sketching skills. So far we’ve had Iron Man, Ichigo Kurosaki Deadpool, Batman and Ezio aAditore … who will it be this time?!

Rehearsal Room, 12.30 – 1.30pm FREE | For ages 10-18

DIY ZINE CLUB, Front concrete, 1 – 4pm:

Drop in to the DIY zine club and have a go at making your own publication – with prompts and ideas if you need them or just space to get creative. Find out how easy it is to create your own zine!

Front Concrete, 1.00 – 4.00pm FREE

COMIC COLLECTIVE, Cutting Room, 2 – 4pm

Comic artist Malcy Duff will return to host Comic Collective, with loads of mind-bending tips to make your drawings come to life. If you like doodling daydreams, inventing new characters or coming up with your own stories, this is the place for you. Come along and make your comics go from wow to WOW!!!

Front Concrete, 2.00 – 4.00pm FREE | For ages 10-18

LIFE DRAWING, Rehearsal Room, 2 – 3.30pm:

Brush up on your sketching skills! RECONFIGURE will be hosting Life Drawing, with artist Topaz Pauls on hand to offer expert advice if you need it. Featuring nude life models and loads of imaginative poses to inspire your artwork.

Rehearsal Room, 2.00 – 3.30pm. For ages 16+ Free for under 18s | £3 for 18 – 25s |£5 for over 25s

Print Jam is part of a year long creative programme, marking 2018 The Year of Young People, supported by The National Lottery via Creative Scotland.