Zine Making Guides

Here are a few templates for making zines! There are so many great tutorials online you should check out. I prepared these images for an "introduction to zines" booklet to give away at Maker Fest this summer at the Toronto Reference Library, where I tabled with the  Toronto Zine Library. Feel free to re-post and … Continue reading Zine Making Guides

Adventures in Printing

Cover illustration from the beautiful graphic novel, Back and Forth, told in linocut illustrations, made by Toronto artist Marta Chudolinska Recently, I decided to take a break from hand drawing and learn how to create block prints, mostly using the linocut printing technique, which is a type of relief printing. Having taken a rare books … Continue reading Adventures in Printing

Surrealist Drawing Game: Exquisite Corpse

Exquisite Corpse is a drawing game that the Surrealists played frequently to produce collaborative drawings and images; this version was made up in the 1920s in Paris by the surrealists Yves Tanguy, Jacques Prévert, André Breton and Marcel Duchamp. The name, "cadavre exquis" in French, was extracted from "le cadavre exquis boira le vin nouveau' … Continue reading Surrealist Drawing Game: Exquisite Corpse