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Group for teachers and folks that like to help other people learn how to make zines. Share info about lesson plans, projects, workshops, classes, good resources and books, grants, and other teaching-related stuff.

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Comment by owlhollow on January 21, 2009 at 6:56pm
sweet group! i really want to try to see if we can fit in some kind of zine workshop at the camp i'll be working at this summer.
Comment by nicci mechler on December 23, 2008 at 11:48am
i made a zine while working in a library called mostly HAND written. issue #2 is all about making your own zine free from the stresses of self editing and perfectionism. in fact, when making it, i only used the materials available to me at my desk. joyous fun. =D

the rest of the mHws generally include a tutorial on something or other from making paper beads to visual journaling. there's 7 of them right now. you can see more details on each issue here: http://anongrrl.etsy.com/

i've been trying to teach my nearest and dearest how to make their own zines, but you'd be amazed how some trained artists resist the photocopy love. pffft. teaching them whether they wanna know it or not! ahaha. =D
Comment by Teto Preto on December 3, 2008 at 9:44pm
only draws by childrens;
www.fotolog.com/afroarte
Comment by Rebekah on November 13, 2008 at 4:24pm
Hi folks. I'm working to try and get a distro going that is all about zines that educate folks. I'm looking for zines on anything about education and zines that discuss learning new skills, ways to take care of yourself, etc. Here's the link: http://freeskooldistro.weebly.com/index.html. It's kind of bare until it's up and running, so i'm looking for zines to distro. if you or anyone you know has anything, please send it along!
Comment by Katie on September 23, 2008 at 7:42am
Hey all. Good idea for a group. I'll be leading a workshop of my own devising at a book fair in a couple of weeks. My first one! If anyone has any advice to pass along I'd be grateful for it.
Comment by Grrrl Zines A-Go-Go on September 18, 2008 at 3:37pm
It's what we do!
Comment by Paula Wirth on September 18, 2008 at 2:39pm
Welcome!! I taught a zine-making project to my Advanced Graphic Design students, and they made some awesome zines... I'm interested in hearing about other people's projects...
 

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