Zines! Zines! Zines!

Event Info

This one-day virtual workshop takes place on Zoom on Wednesday, November 9, from 6:00pm–8:00pm Eastern time.

  • Wednesday, November 9, 6:00–8:00 pm ET. 

Please Note: Registration for this workshop closes on November 2 at 11:59pm.


About the Workshop:

This in-person class at Center for Book Arts is taught by Instructor Beth Sheehan.

In this two-hour virtual workshop for beginners, we’ll give an overview of the multifaceted history of zines and teaches participants to make their own!

Participants will learn simple image-making techniques like pochoir and easy-to-do zine structures including variations on the accordion book.


Required Materials:

Required Materials:

  • Paper! (Copy paper is fine but you may want a variety of papers)
  • Adhesives (recommend double-stick tape, glue sticks, and PVA, but most adhesives are fine)
  • Thread and a needle
  • Cutting mat and cutting tools (X-acto, Olfa knife, or scalpel and scissors)
  • Pencil, ink or paint
  • Newsprint or other scrap paper to glue on
  • Collage materials (leaves, old photographs, magazines, paint swatches, fabric, security envelopes, thread, anything!)

Optional Materials:

  • Mylar
  • Awl
  • Bone folder or Teflon folder
  • Scanner/printer or photocopier
  • Tape
  • Markers, crayons, colored pencils
  • Stamps and ink pads, cotton balls, makeup pads

About Beth Sheehan

Elizabeth (Beth) Sheehan is a printmaker, papermaking, and book artist living in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Her work investigates ideas of memory and perception to explore her own lack of episodic memory.


All images courtesy of the instructor.

In order to best serve our community near and far, many of our online classes are pay-what-you-can. The amount you choose to pay goes directly toward our instructors and toward creating scholarship opportunities for the future.

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