During a rather long series of conference calls today I created the following using correction tape, post-its, a ballpoint pen and Copic N2 marker. While this exercise was surprisingly therapeutic it was also one of the finer means of wasting of office supplies. I highly recommend it.
Here’s a downloadable version of the zine used in the LaughFest GR and AIGA WM “Teen Zine Workshop” held in both Holland and Grand Rapids. The content is formatted for an introductory-level audience yet shareable under the Creative Commons “Attribution-NonCommercial” license. So have fun distributing it if you like.
Download » “The Secret to Making Zines” (PDF / 1.2 MB)
And if you’re new to zines, and need alil’ help with folding, simply refer to this post for instructions. Enjoy!
Here’s a hint at the type of work I’ve been involved with lately, which is favoring my UX skill-set this time. And uncharacteristically allowed for the use of illustrations. This wonderful pairing has truly sped-up the development of personas, information architectures, work flows, rough UI prototypes and now refined wireframes.With over 110 illustrations informing our next steps I have to say this new approach has been a real blast.