Ever wanted to make a zine, but don't feel like you know what to do, or even how to find ideas and get started?
In this relentlessly encouraging workshop, we'll unlock and unblock your creative energies, lure your ideas onto paper with concrete prompts, and crank out a zine storyboard chock full of compelling analogies and concepts in less than two hours!
Roll up your metaphorical and optionally literal sleeves, and get ready to fill yourself to the brim with rad cognitive tools that will leave you feeling creatively empowered. You'll learn how to generate tons of ideas, get creatively unstuck, rapidly iterate to make concepts more understandable, and translate concepts engagingly (no drawing prowess required)!
Includes, for your personal use:
• 10-page printable workbook PDF to creatively unlock and channel your ideas into a storyboard
• Printable blank thumbnail pages
• Thought exercises to help you figure out what to do with your new zine
Tech Edition: This workbook has prompts more tailored to abstract/complex concepts in tech. Lovingly playtested on various MIT friends including but not limited to a data scientist, an electrical engineer, a nanomaterials PhD, and myself (programming since 2001, jack of miscellaneous trades).