Zine Making: Write It, Draw It, Paste It

What to Bring

  • Ideas for your zine
  • A theme for zine making can be provided if you don’t already have a concept

What to Wear

  • Casual

Appropriate For

  • Crafty Brisbanites!

Zine Making: Write It, Draw It, Paste It

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Tuesday September 8, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the foundations of zine making.
  • Zine branding and sourcing contributors
  • How to launch your zine plus print and budgeting tips

What You Get

  • Layout guide
  • Tip sheet
  • Funky paper and pens
  • Binding materials


This work shop will teach you the foundations of zine making. Covering a number of topics, Holly (Founder of Nancy Zine) will guide you from building your zine’s concept all the way until you’re holding a zine to call your own in your hot little crafty hand.

Encouraging all forms of content; writing, illustration and cut and paste, the workshop will include:

  • Getting your shit together
  • Zine branding
  • Sourcing contributors
  • Print and budgeting tips
  • How to launch your zine
  • And how to do it all over again.

This workshop will continue over and into a second workshop available in later weeks:  Zine Making Advanced. Zine Making Advanced will focus on how to use Adobe InDesign to construct your zine, online platforms to showcase your work, and will teach you how to make the transition from a DIY cut and paste zine to an online spectacular.

Each attendee will be provided with all equipment for zine making and a guide to how to continue creating at home.

About Holly Riding

Hailing from the Sunny Coast Holly Riding is a graphic designer by trade, but with a love for layout design and craft landed herself in the art of zine making. For over five years she has run numerous zine and comic fairs, workshops, exhibitions, as well as creating her own zines of course.

Known for her baby Nancy Zine that kicked off back in 2011, Holly’s aim was to create an independent publishing project providing a platform for writers, artists and scribblers along Australia’s East Coast.

After working on various projects, including her latest exhibition and zine launch ‘Desert Dreams’, she’s eager to share her knowledge on creating, collaborating, and launching independent projects in a crafty DIY zine workshop.

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