Zines 101

Oh it might be other things as well, but simply put a zine is a quick, hand-drawn booklet that is easy to copy and cheap to distribute. It is a self-publication, motivated by a desire for self-expression and sharing.Zines usually are filled with drawings and words, hand drawn and may even use collage or photos to illustrate it. It is most often a simple form and printed inexpensively using a copy machine. Often they are given away for free or are priced very low, as the motivation is to get your ideas and drawings out and share it!

There are many ways that you can use a single sheet of paper to make a multi-page zine. If you change the size of the paper, you change the size of the pages. Try it with any standard paper that you can easily copy then cut and fold. You might also think about printing it on colored paper.

So how might you fold one sheet of paper to make a zine? Below are a few ideas. Or download and make this lovely zine about making a zine! makezine-copy  For further info:

A little blog with Step by step, zine making.

The Small Science Collective Zine Library http://asyang.wixsite.com/small-science

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A little blog with Step by step, zine making.

The Small Science Collective Zine Library http://asyang.wixsite.com/small-science

 

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