blog — zine

my zine people

art process collage SuzZine zine

Each time I begin the process of making the next month's zine in my mind I am thinking, "what would my zine people want?" Ooof! Yea, I think this way! In February "my zine people" received a gift of a hand made hand stitched greeting card to use as they wish. I thought it would be fun to 1) try something new and send work that I make that is experimental, and 2) do some reverse gifting (February is my birthday month). Now that this date has passed, I can show you what I made! Enjoy. First, I got out...

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i name my years

SuzZine zine

2015 Love To Draw 2016 Kuzala (sanskrit for "one who is able") 2017 Two Dogs (I wanted to get a second dog, this is funny to me now) 2018 All In 2019 On Track! 2020 Art Blaze 2021 Pivot 2022 Fit + Fun Why in the world would you care to read about how I name my years? I don't know! Keep reading, there is lots in here to share! And since you are here, let's discuss. Naming my years has yielded me some awesome results that I do not think would have happened if I had not had a...

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sketchbooker

sketchbook SuzZine video zine

Along with my Zine Project... I paint and fill sketchbooks! Lots and lots of sketchbooks! My sketchbooks can be seen page by page on YouTube. Combining writing, drawing, painting and all things Suzanne we reach what I call the world of Suzannisms, my philosophies. I no longer believe in a utopian world. No one person or people can know what is best for all. I found a word that feels more true: protopian. Were incremental progress and steps toward improvement, not perfection are valued.  My zine is made with a nod to encouraging others to unearth their precious tender stories—not...

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shhh, say nothing an artist introduction

drawing painting stickers SuzZine zine

From early 2018 through the end of 2020 I worked on one project. A series of paintings and a book called Shhh, Say Nothing: an honest look at silenced voices. Then, I wanted to make work of a friendlier tone and feel. At the beginning of 2021 I began painting dots. This new series is called, The Dot Dilemma: incessant internal chatter that matters. In June 2021 I imagined, drew, wrote, and published my first zine. SuzZine! I also designed a ton of stickers this year! One series is called Tender Stories. Another series is called Say Something. And a...

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The Word List

SuzZine zine

The Word List

In case you really really cannot do a puzzle without a word list I am providing it here as a service to you. PS. Based on stuff people have sent me, there are a ton of other words in the puzzle beyond my creation. Isn't this one of the BEST things about creative stuff? We ALL see the world differently! Yahoo for this! Thank you for reading my Zine! SuzZine! Made also to help you think and live outside the rules. RAT YES ZEN ZOO FUN PAY TRY ZIP SHY PRY LIE SEE SEA GET EAT PEE PEE ODD WHY...

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