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This guide is meant to be an introduction to zines by giving a brief overview of the history of the medium, some tips for creating your own zines, and listing different local zine resources.

Zine Supplies


I want to make a zine. So what do I need???

You can make a zine out of anything! The image above is a picture of the tools that I used to make my zine, but you don't need anything fancy. Even if you just have computer paper and a pencil you can make a zine. Below is a list of other tools that you can use.

  • Construction paper
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers
  • Gel pens
  • Scrapbooking supplies
  • Newspaper scraps 
  • Old photos
  • Cardboard

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