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Zine Making Tools

Teach yourself a new zine making skill with these online resources

Make a Zine!

In this DIY guide to zine-making, a cast of contributors take budding self-publishers from the dreaming and scheming stages onto printing, publication and beyond.

D. I. Y. Design It Yourself

DIY: Design It Yourself, provides you with all the tools you'll need to create your own projects, from conception through production. No more excuses. With this book, virtually any design task is within your grasp. Just do it (yourself)!

Drawing Type

Part inspiration and part workbook, the images of hand-drawn type will inspire and excite any designer to draw and explore type.

Girl Zines

With names like The East Village Inky, Mend My Dress, Dear Stepdad, and I'm So Fucking Beautiful, zines created by girls and women over the past two decades make feminism's third wave visible. These messy, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, collage art, stickers, and glitter. Though they all reflect the personal style of the creators, they are also sites for constructing narratives, identities, and communities.

Low-Tech Print

Featuring a global showcase of 100 of the craft’s most exciting and influential practitioners, Low-Tech Print is an exploration of hand-made printmaking techniques and how they are used in contemporary design and illustration. It examines the huge recent resurgence in the popularity of printmaking, with chapters on screenprinting, letterpress, relief printing, and other printing methods.

Handmade Nation

Today's crafters are no longer interested in simply cross-stitching samplers or painting floral scrolls on china. Instead,the contemporary craft movement embraces emerging artists, crafters, and designers working in traditional and nontraditional media.