Zine Production & Creating Your Personal Story
with Haejin Park
1h 3m — 12 Lessons In English
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In this class, you’ll learn Haejin’s entire process from storyboarding, creating memorable characters, all the way to printing, binding and publishing a zine. Haejin pulls inspiration from her everyday life to create zines that are humorous, insightful, serious and everything in between.

This class also includes some helpful downloadable assets that will assist you on your zine journey beyond this course. When you sign up for Haejin’s class, you’ll be added to a community of designers, where you can share your work with other students and Haejin for feedback and inspiration.

This 1+ hour class is perfect for first-time zine makers, artists looking to express their own personal stories, designers looking to work on their writing and ideation skills, or anyone that needs a little extra help crafting a zine and understanding the process behind these extremely popular books.

10 video lessons will take you through:
- Intro to Zines
- Creating Your Own Story
- Exploring Characters and Environments
- Storyboarding
- Final Images
- Adding Text
- Zine Covers: Front & Back
- Printing & Assembly
- Building Your Zine
- Selling Your Zine

Material Notes:
*Haejin will be working with colored pencils and watercolor. You can choose the art materials of your choice, or take this entire class using your digital tools.
→ Art materials (digital or analog) of your choice
→ Scanner
→ 8.5 x 11 paper
→ A printer
→ Binding materials: stapler or needle/thread and scissor
Haejin Park
Haejin Park is an illustrator and zine artist that mainly works in watercolor. Some of her clients include The New York Times, WeTransfer, BuzzFeed, VICE, and more. With her unique and colorful style, Haejin's work is featured in Computer Arts Magazine: 15 Illustrators to Look Out For, It's Nice That, Working Not Working, and more.

She is also the co-owner of Plum Press, located in Brooklyn, NY. Plum Press publishes comics, zines, and other printed materials created by emerging female artists.