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What's a zine?
A zine (/ziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via a copy machine. Wikipedia
How to Make a Zine
Electric Zine Maker
a downloadable "printshop and art tool for easily making and printing zines."
Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse
Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse is a non-profit that inspires creativity, conservation, and community engagement through reuse. Located in Point Breeze
, PCCR operates a unique brick and mortar store for used and surplus art and craft supplies. A selection of items is also available to purchase online.
Behind the Zines: Resources and Info
Zine Archives and Collections
Videos: How to Make a Zine
The Zine Cart is a mobile zine-making studio. For more information, contact Jill Chisnell.
The zine cart includes:
- electric typewriter
- paper trimmer
- standard & long-arm staplers
- transparent tape & double-sided tape
- glue sticks
- a variety of washi tape
- 8 1/2 x 11 and 11x17 paper (white, color variety)
- 8 1/2 x 11 cardstock (white, color variety)
- patterned scrapbook paper
- sharpies (black, multi-colors)
- pencils & pens
- rubber stamps and ink pads
- an assortment of vintage ephemera
- books on zine making
- and probably more!