Altering books can be a great adventure. There are no rules, no rights and wrongs. There are infinite ways to use all your favorite art supplies and skills to alter an old book. I hope you visit often. Please feel free to use any ideas and tricks you pick up here. I do this for fun, not for profit! One of my best tricks is - if you mess up a page, tear it out! Start a new page. That's "my way".
I recently added the mail art component here. What could be easier or more fun than making a post card and sending it off to a friend? Or to a stranger?
One of our members (JC Strote) does fused glass. She makes beautiful things she shows in the gallery. On occasion I purchase some of them. This month she invited our group to her home to make fused glass pieces, ornaments or whatever. She had already cut and readied a lot of smaller bits of glass and had made a number of samples of what we might want to make. Well, hardly any of us followed her samples, as we are a group of art rebels and resist following someone else's path - but we came away having had a marvelous experience with friendship and camaraderie in abundance. She did the firin the next day and left a box in the gallery so we could pick them up. Here's a pic of part of the group and some of the finished works. Thanks JC for a great day. And to Patti Wallace who was her helper setting up and getting ready for us.