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zines and zinesters on Goodreads, Librarything, etc

is anyone here on Goodreads? (or similar sites like LibraryThing?)here's mine: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/5789830-timI'm also…Continue

Tags: zinewiki, database, internet, online, librarything

Started Jan 29

background images and patterns
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Hey all,I'm just starting to get back into zine making after a several year hiatus. Working on my first one now and I'm just about ready to start doing layouts, but I'm stuck trying to figure out…Continue

Tags: layout, aesthetic, pattern, patterns, backgrounds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ari P. Feb 5.

 

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Some Notes on Film, Vol. 1

Posted on April 9, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Just finished my first zine in EIGHT YEARS!!! Been working on this for months and am very happy with how it turned out, so I hope you'll all give it a look. (Scrambling to finish another two before the Brooklyn Zine Fest on 4/26, so expect me to post about those shortly.)…

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Some Notes on Film, Vol. 1

Just finished my first zine in EIGHT YEARS!!! Been working on this for months and am very happy with how it turned out, so I hope you'll all give it a look. (Scrambling to finish another two before the Brooklyn Zine Fest on 4/26, so expect me to post about those shortly.)…See More
Apr 9
Tim Nicholas commented on Filka's group Showcase your Zine
"Just finished my first zine in EIGHT YEARS!!! Been working on this for months and am very happy with how it turned out, so I hope you'll all give it a look. (Scrambling to finish another two before the Brooklyn Zine Fest on 4/26, so expect me…"
Apr 9
Tim Nicholas replied to Andrew Culture's discussion New Issue Announcement thread!
"Just finished my first zine in EIGHT YEARS!!! Been working on this for months and am very happy with how it turned out, so I hope you'll all give it a look. (Scrambling to finish another two before the Brooklyn Zine Fest on 4/26, so expect me…"
Apr 9
Tim Nicholas replied to Andrew Culture's discussion New Issue Announcement thread!
"Glad to know I'm not the only crazy person who goes nearly a decade without making any zines, then signs up for a zine fest and rushes to make three different ones all at the same time! :)"
Mar 11
Tim Nicholas replied to Zeina V.'s discussion Zinesters on Twitter?
"I tweet at @tim_nich    usually don't tweet much about zines, but I think I might try live tweeting the Brooklyn Zine Fest in April!"
Feb 27
Ari P. replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
"things that work for me: security envelopes are always a go to, wallpaper that is high contrasted and inverted then photocopied again in a lighter tone. Really its just about finding good texture and learning how to manipulate it thru the…"
Feb 5
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Jan 29
Tim Nicholas posted a discussion

zines and zinesters on Goodreads, Librarything, etc

is anyone here on Goodreads? (or similar sites like LibraryThing?)here's mine: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/5789830-timI'm also curious what people's opinion is on listing zines on these types of sites. I was having this discussion with my girlfriend and she felt very strongly that zines shouldn't be on Goodreads. but I completely disagree! my feeling is that if there are zines in libraries, there can be zines on a site like…See More
Jan 29
Cassie Fox replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
"This was definitely something I went through last year when creating my first quarter and half sized zines. I totally get the desire to go in so many directions (that is my life). What ended up working for me was taking magazine images that I liked…"
Jan 24
Krissy PonyBoy Press replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
"I've used lots of images that aren't just extract. You could also make one really big and pixilate it. The only thing I recommend is allow white space, or space that isn't cluttered. The first thing that will make me not read a zine…"
Jan 20
Elaine replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
"It was a blast!  I started with one photo of ladies making bread and implied they were flouring the trilobites.  It sort of grew from there."
Jan 20
Tim Nicholas replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
" hahaha this sounds amazing "
Jan 20
Elaine replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
"I've seen both ways done to good effect. Have you tried googling 'zines' and clicking on the images command on the page's toolbar? It shows a nice wide variation.  You can do zine searches in Pinterest too.  Plus they…"
Jan 20
Mike Nobody replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
"Why not have both? Alternate and mix it up?"
Jan 20
Kay Aspden replied to Tim Nicholas's discussion background images and patterns
"I just created my first zine, and not having much to go on, I purchased a 6x6 scrapbook paper pad that had different designs in black and white. There were only about 4 backgrounds I could use, and ended up using lined paper for the other 4 pages,…"
Jan 20

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