Our Climate Action Zine cover illustration was drawn by Chloe Henderson with inks on paper. To see more of Chloe’s work, please visit: http://www.chloehenderson.co.uk In this zine, Coin-Operated Press called 32 artists to action to positively panic with us in response to the climate crisis. Unfurl your protest banners and let us march for the […]Read More Drawing The Climate Action Zine Cover
Coin-Operated Press invites you to create blackout poetry for our latest zine! Blackout poetry uses found text to form new works of poetry art. You can redact elements of the text with a marker pen, paints, inks, etc. to seek out the poem within, or you can cut and paste the words to form your […]Read More CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Blackout Poetry Zine
Coin-Operated Press are so excited to present a whole bunch of protest banner-making workshop to celebrate Pride month 2022! 10th June 2022 14:00-16:00 Pride Protest Banner-Making Workshop Edinburgh – The Salisbury Centre 14th June 2022 14:00-16:00 Pride Protest Banner-Making Workshop Edinburgh – Sketchy Beats Cafe 16th June 2022 14:00-16:00 Pride Protest Banner-Making Workshop Dundee – […]Read More PRIDE Protest Banner Making Workshops
UP ON THE VLOG NOW! Check out the making of the Hallozine 002! HALLOZINE Part 002 features 41 fangtastic artists and their most spooktacular work! Inside this zine you will find illustration, poetry, essays, collage, short-stories, artwork, photography, and many more tricks and treats! We hope you enjoy sinking your teeth into this howlingly terrific […]Read More VLOG: Making the HALLOZINE!
Will you be my Valenzine? Chloe drew this illustration as a greeting card design for Coin-Operated Press and we are a little bit in love with it! You can check it out now in the Coin-Op Shop and grab your own Valenzine cards to send off to all the wonderful folks in your life that […]Read More Be My Valenzine?
Are you okay? written and performed by Katie MayesIllustration by Chloe Henderson This month we are celebrating all things poetry! The Coin-Operated Press team loves a good poetry zine! so we are making our own this January! Check out our call for submissions, and submit to our Scottish Poetry zine now!!Read More Are you okay? Poetry Reading & Illustration
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 […]Read More How To: Blackout Poetry
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 […]Read More How To: Make Plectrum Earrings
In this tutorial, Chloe will take you through the step-by-step process of making a mini-zine from a single sheet of paper. Mini-zines are a staple in all zine-maker’s repertoires, and they make for a great introduction for those just starting out in the world of zines. This is a beginner’s level tutorial, and you will […]Read More How To: Fold a Mini-Zine
Digital Download Price: £1.50 Printed Zine Price: £1.50+P&P £1.50UK or £3.50International Chloe Henderson is secretly a mermaid! In this zine she has illustrated all the forms that her magical mermaid tail takes when she hits the water. You might remember seeing this zine in our “How To Make a Mini Zine” video on YouTube, if not, […]Read More SHOP: Mermaid Tails Mini-Zine by Chloe Henderson