Ms Browns Lounge | Zines & Instant Books Workshop
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Zines & Instant Books Workshop

We are holding ONE DAY ZINE making event as both the MCA Zine Fair and Other Worlds Zine Fair being held in Sydney on the same weekend as we want to get in on the zine action…if only from afar!


Ms Browns Lounge will host the ZINE & INSTANT BOOK making workshop as a REGIONAL CELEBRATION of instant artists’ books and self publishing!

Join us in making a series of artists books in this one day workshop! Fold, cut, score, tear, sew and explore a variety of simple yet beautiful and effective zine and instant book structures in this introductory workshop. 

DIY publishing is in full effect these days and whether you’re a graphic designer, artist or creative enthusiast these book structures will add a whole lot to your practice or process.

Aimed at both beginners as well as the more experienced, the workshop will cover a selection of simple book techniques and guide the participants through designing and creating by hand their own series of hand made instant books on the day.


Saturday 23rd May

12pm – 6pm


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Techniques covered

  • Instant Books
  • Quick Accordion Books
  • Simple Pamphlet Stitch
  • Mutant book project (a combination of techniques)
  • Development of skills in key techniques;
    folding, scoring, tearing, sewing, cutting, design.
  • Resources for further info on Zines & Artists Books
  • Zine & Artist book library will be available to browse & be inspired by!

    Most materials will be supplied
    Suggested toolkit;
    Pens, coloured pencils etc
    Stanley knife
    Glue stick
    Assorted papers
    Printed material