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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The best books on altered books

Maybe it seems funny to think about buying a book about how to alter another book, but there are so many wonderful techniques that book artists are sharing…why not learn something from their experiences?
Altered Books 101

The supplies are simple…discarded books, paper, glue and assorted embellishments. You’ll soon have books for every theme and season plus gifts for friends and special people. Turn old books into art!
Altered Books Workshop

Learn to apply collage and decorating techniques used in such nouveau arts as journaling and scrapbooking to transform unappreciated hard covers into display pieces. Included are the usual tools and materials, from painting to rubber-stamping, along with instructions for methods like stitching, glazing, and image transfers.

More Recommended Books
Links to more more more books on making altered books. Ideas galore, organized into categories such as collage, journaling, bookbinding, and fabric.



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