The IZM website says:
“Teach yourself a new zine skill like a new binding technique or how to make a 1 page zine.”
In a previous edition of International Zine Month I’ve used this opportunity to try out making mini-zines (little zines made out of one A4 page). The result can be seen here. I’ve dabbled a tiny bit in book binding but would like to explore it more in the future to be able to make my own notebooks (I just have so many note/sketchbooks at the moment that it’s not urgent, including one self-made by my friend Emca). I’m also curious to try out tetra etching and other printing techniques but that’s for another time.
So for this occasion I’m going to practice some rough sketching in public and experiment with some drawing techniques, maybe try out new ways of drawing/sketching and/or other materials than I usually use.
This is challenging for me because I don’t always feel comfortable with rough sketching and I have developed a certain way of creating a drawing from which I don’t deviate that often. So let’s push those boundaries and experiment!