In this zine, Coin-Operated Press has given space to chronically iconic zinesters, who all share their stories of living with chronic illnesses and disabilities. Rest your weary body, unpack your favourite stim tool, take your meds, and settle in to enjoy the work of 31 contributors. Inside this zine you will find notes on the […]Read More Making the We Are Chronically Iconic Zine
At Coin-Operated Press, we have a coping mechanism for working on our mental health: Depression Walks! We make sure we step outside once a day. We give ourselves the task of taking a photo on our tiny outdoor adventure! It’s a small step, but just getting dressed to go outside and breathe fresh air is […]Read More Making the Depression Walks Zine
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 […]Read More HOW TO: Hallozine Cover Design
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
This mini-zine was hand-drawn by Chloe Henderson. This mini-zine takes you through a step-by-step guide of how to create your own mini-zines from an A4 (or any size you want) piece of paper. The best part is, you can print off this download and use it as your first project to practice your new folding […]Read More SHOP: How to Make a Mini-Zine FREE GIFT!!!
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