Your old books and magazines may never be safe again!

Join Able Parris as he leads a hands-on workshop to explore cut paper collage using typographic sources. Whether you are looking for new approaches to your design practice, or would like to create original works of art, this workshop will guide you in the destruction and reclamation of various text-based imagery.

Able Parris is a designer, creative director, artist, and founder of He has 15+ years experience leading teams to design global platforms, invent products, and launch brands.  His collages have shown nationally, and have been published internationally. He designed the open-source intersectional symbol for equality, publishes an art zine called, and releases electronic music under the moniker Kamuter.
This workshop is open to anyone, beginners and veterans, designers, or artists. 

Items you will need:

  • Magazines, books, or newspaper to cut up


  • Plain paper
  • Scissors
  • Exacto knife
  • Cutting mat (or old book cover)
  • Glue stick
  • Tape
  • Straight edge
  • Something to protect your table surface

Bonus items:

  • Letraset
  • Vinyl alphabet stickers

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About This Zoom Workshop

Registration for this live Zoom workshop is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click on the registration link to sign up. We suggest downloading the Zoom software prior to the start of this event. We will send you event reminders, but we advise everyone to connect a few minutes prior to the start. The workshop waiting room will be open 10 minutes ahead of time.

The start time for the live workshop is:

8:00am LA/SF/Seattle (PST)
11:00pm New York (EST)
4:00pm London (BST)
5:00pm Berlin/Madrid/Milan/Europe (CEST)
7:00pm Jerusalem (GST)
11:00pm Seoul/Manila
12:00pm Tokyo