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?
I have a cold. I'm stuck in the house. So, I am more ambitious with my painting challenge today. I've been wanting to do a mixed media winking owl for the last few weeks but didn't have the time. I spent about an hour cutting tiny feathers from a page from an old book. That I could do sitting in the solarium, soaking up the sun and enjoying it's warmth. I started the painting process out there too, but the paint dried too fast and I was getting roasted at 80 degrees, so I came inside to finish it. I used white gesso, and golden acrylic paints. Jenkins Green, Paynes Grey, burnt umber. Here he is, painted in my art journal.