HOW TO: Hallozine Cover Design

Hi there, my name is Chloe Henderson and welcome to Coin-Operated Press! As you can probably tell, I am getting into a spooky mood! It’s October, and we are just about to release our Hallozine. Thank you so much for all of your submissions! There were so many, and we were really really honoured to […]

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SHOP: Hallozine

Spooky scary skeletons called our contributors forth to submit their hair-raising work to our very first Coin-Operated Press Hallozine! Grab your broomstick, sharpen your fangs, carve your pumpkins, and channel all of your ghostly energy to enjoy the creepy creations in our Halloween zine! In this zine you will find poetry, illustrations, recipes, short stories, […]

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Hallozine

SPOOKY SCARY SKELETONS CALL YOU FORTH TO SUBMIT TO THE COIN-OPERATED PRESS HALLOZINE!!! Grab your broomstick, sharpen your fangs, carve your pumpkins, and channel all of your spookiest energy to submit your creepy creations to our Halloween themed zine! We want to see your love poem to a vampire, your werewolf comic, your witches’ brew […]

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How To: Blackout Poetry

What is Blackout Poetry? A blackout poem is created most often using a black marker, to cover established text, for example: newspaper articles, cut up book pages, magazines, letters, etc. The creator redacts the words from the established text using the marker until a poem is formed. The most important thing to remember about blackout […]

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REVIEW: A Toilet is a Wishing Well

We are cautiously taking steps further from our doorsteps as lock-down measures in Scotland are easing.  Generator Projects has reopened at long last and a few days ago I was able to rescue Frankenstein from the vaults. Chloe Henderson created this art piece for Leith Theatre’s Halloween spectacular, “Monster Stramash”, and it was then placed […]

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SHOP: Festivals Activity Pack

Festivals Activity Pack Price: £5 Format: PDF Digital Download We might not be able to go to all the wonderful arts festivals that should have been on in 2020, but you can join us in celebrating with your own festival activity pack!! Festivals is a 10-page activity pack for everyone to enjoy! Inside this wonderful […]

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How To: Make Plectrum Earrings

In this tutorial, Chloe will take you through the step-by-step process of transforming your plectrums into earrings! This is such a fantastic project to upcycle your old plectrums, as well as making cool and unique jewellery easily and cheaply. This is a beginner’s level tutorial, and you will only need a few simple tools and […]

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July 2020 Updates Vlog

July was all about International Zine Month, and Coin-Operated Press celebrated with a whole month of zine shenanigans!   A few words from Chloe Henderson on her July 2020… International Zine Month was busy, and intense… and I loved it! We worked through the prompts list you see above, and I worked through my own […]

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