IZM: Day 11 Playlists

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 11 was Playlists. For me, that quite simply meant making a bunch of playlists for different occasions! I was having a bit of a blah mental health day when I sat down to make this zine. It seems apt that my theme […]

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IZM: Day 10 Botanical

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 10 was Botanical. For me, that meant figuring out all of the different ways I could capture botanical elements to use in my illustrations… My first step was to collect my botanicals. You can gather your materials from a variety of different […]

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IZM: Day 9 Eyes

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 9 was Eyes. For me, that meant getting back into the roots of my drawing style… I used to draw eyes all the time. I was a little obsessed with them. They became a large feature in my Faery Wings jewellery project, […]

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IZM: Day 8 Care Guide

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 8 was Care Guide. For me, that meant creating a care guide for my Fluffy Jellyfish blog all about the Hierodula majuscula Praying Mantis. Praying Mantids make fantastic pets as they are beautifully unusual creatures, and are fascinating to observe. I have […]

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IZM: Day 7 Climate

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 7 was Climate. For me, that meant writing tips on how to be more environmentally friendly in small ways! When it comes to tackling the climate crisis, I think we all need to start small. Enacting manageable bite-size changes is much better […]

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IZM: Day 6 Conversation

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 6 was Conversation. For me, that meant having an online chat with Stuart… I met my partner, Stuart, online. For the first year of our relationship, it existed mostly in the digital sphere. We lived in different cities, at opposite ends of […]

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IZM: Day 4 Banana

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 4 was Banana. For me, that meant journeying into the kitchen! I don’t put much effort into my cooking on an everyday basis, my meals are always cobbled together from whatever is in the house, and they are as easy as I […]

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IZM: Day 3 Discarded

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 3 was Discarded. For me, that meant going back in time… The theme for my final A Level art project was Discarded, and I wanted to make a mini-zine to be a documentation and a way to share that body of work. […]

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IZM: Day 2 Hidden

The prompt for my International Zine Month 2020: Zine A Day project for Day 2 was Hidden. For me, that meant creating black-out poetry. I used an old, tattered, duplicate copy of Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse to uncover my poetry from. The method is simple, yet really effective, and a perfect boost of inspiration […]

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IZM: Day 1 Bubbles

It is Day 2 of International Zine Month today… and I am only just putting out my first zine for the month! Hrm… not off to a good start! Yesterday I had an impromptu dentist trip for what turned out to be an infected wisdom tooth… ouch! and with my anxious little soul, the whole […]

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