This is one example of a fore-edge painting from a four volume set of scientific books which are divided by season. Each has a landscape painting of the season hidden until you begin to read it and bend the pages to turn them.
Cleaning out my filing cabinet, I found this handout that I made for my mini-comics class. Hope it’s helpful! Remember, it ain’t only for comics. Self-publish short stories, collections of drawings or sketches, or blank for journals/sketchbooks, etc.
Men working in an ‘Imperial Gazette’ newspaper print shop in Shanghai. Photographer: Harrison Forman (1904-1978). Date: between 1937 and 1941.
Description of the photograph: “Because of the thousands of characters in the Chinese language the use of linotype is impossible. Even the largest metropolitan dailies must be printed with hand-set type. Long type racks are provided to accommodate the great number of characters (p. 308, Plate 9).’ Source of Descriptive Information Forman, H. (1948). Changing China. New York: Crown.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Not only making sure to set things the right way, but also memorizing the location of thousands of characters. Oh the great fun of sorting those back in after printing <3
I was getting trained to use the LinOtype once, and the guy was getting me all confused, but what I did remember was he said to watch out for the molten lead as it sometimes spills out. Half the stuff didn’t work anyway, and I just thought, I’m not doing this. Not for the crap they were paying me. I like having legs.
By Diane Gilleland Zines (short for “fanzines” or “magazines”) are self-published booklets about any subject that grabs you. (Seriously, you can find a zine about just about anything.) There’s a ri…
Because I haven’t got around to it, here’s a really good article on how to teach kids to make zines. People forget that these things are made, and you can make them yourself. I’ll post some of my things soon. It’s all just too easy. Make it yourself.