Left Me Overs

My heart aches when I can’t create. What shall I do? What shall I do?

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Left Me Overs is a mixed media art/perzine about my left hand, the desire to make things, and making do in general. In early summer 2013, I experienced an injury that drastically affected my ability to use my right hand/arm. This zine was the result of 3 months of on-and-off work as I tried whatever I could to keep up a decent creative output.

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Nearly all of the writing and artwork was created using my non-dominant hand (with a few exceptions such as cut-paper letters for safety reasons).

This book is hand-assembled and hand bound using a slot and tab binding format. No glue, tape, staples or thread is used as the book’s pages hold itself together.

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  • first printed: September 2013
  • size: 7″ x 8.5″, 10 pages plus cover
  • binding method: slot and tab
  • production notes: full colour digital printing on 70lb uncoated Cougar text
  • status: AVAILABLE

You can view work in progress photos here.