How to create a simple, flexible background.
Everything you need to know about altered books, all in one place.
Here’s a quick rundown of the what and why of art journals.
A big, long list of over 400 themes for altered artwork.
Step-by-step instructions on making rusted papers, and applying them to a book.
Ten years after my first article on Gluebooks, here’s my take on how the changed my art, my work, and my life.
Recycle your glass bottles into colorful, whimsical art pieces! These simple step-by-step instructions will show you how.
Recycle glass bottles from your kitchen, using a little craft paint.
Learn the simplest way to cut a niche in an altered book, and hide it behind folded flaps.
Walnut ink crystals can be so expensive! Here’s how to make your own, from black walnut husks.
How to stamp a design that’s half light on dark, and half dark on light.
What’s a practice book? This video will show you, and give you a peek at three of mine.
This is a simple background that uses a repeating circular motif.
A few thoughts on Portfolio Series pastels, with photos and videos of pieces I’ve done using them.
Here’s an easy way to cut the perfect five-pointed star in any size.
Add a quick, easy niche into a thin book.
Recycle your old gift cards into summer jewelry.
Got tins with embossing on them? Here’s a simple way to hide that raised company logo, and still work on metal.