SisMorphine wrote:That is WAY too cool!!!! I'm going to have to figure out how to do this, seems like fun . . .
IT'S SO EASY..........they can be as complex/complicated/detailed as you like, or as simple as coating each page with some sort of background paint (certain ones do better than others)..and gluing on pictures.
I Used to be pretty active on several Yahoo sites for Altered Book artists and I own several really good books on various 'how to' techniques!!
For me, I enjoy having several different ones at various stages of completion.........plus I keep an art journal....more of a visual' journal, I'd say. For years and years and years, I've kept written journals, so I decided to try a different style of expressing my thoughts/joys/fears.
I have some 'not so great quality' pics on Myspace. http://www.myspace.com/jodytheartgypsy
I tried to go in and make my pics accessible.........see if it works!!!
“Hope has two beautiful daughters: their names are Anger and Courage.
Anger that things are the way they are.
Courage to make them the way they ought to be.”----Augustine