Grab Bag Studio

A collection of illustrations, photos, and objects found and reclaimed by multiple mixed media artists. Limited editions. Visual narratives about the distance between people, between their dreams and what others see in them. This is a a view into female artists reflections of their realities.

City:Long Beach
  • Poetry/Literary
  • Photography
  • Cultural
  • Feminist/Riot Grrrl
  • Illustration
  • Music/Art
  • DIY/Instructional
  • Other (please describe)

Logo/Graphic
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What are your current zines about?

Captured moments. Remnants. Collections.

What methods do you use to make your zine?

  • Handwritten/drawn
  • Cut-and-paste
  • Photocopying
  • Screenprinting
  • Digital

What type of binding do you use for your zine(s)?

  • Folded
  • Stapled
  • Hand-stitched

How do you create your zine content?

The content is usually a compilation of a collected series of photographs over a long period of time.

Why do you think independent publishing is important?

Direct to consumer.

What was your first zine called? What was it about?

My first zine was called Thin Line. It was about missed opportunities.

What is your favorite part of making zines?

The unconscious documentation that eventually manifests a physical collection.

What is your biggest challenge in making zines?

Translating the vision.