Everything you need to know about altered books, all in one place.
Category: Altered Books
Altered books are popular with mixed media artists. One of the best things about them is that you can apply any technique you already know from other creative areas to the book—but if you’re in the mood to try some new things, here are a few lessons.
A big, long list of over 400 themes for altered artwork.
Learn the simplest way to cut a niche in an altered book, and hide it behind folded flaps.
What’s a practice book? This video will show you, and give you a peek at three of mine.
Add a quick, easy niche into a thin book.
Just fold the pages of an old book.
Here’s a pop-up that looks impressive, but is really simple to make.
Here’s an easy way to add a shakable element to an altered book layout.
Here’s a pop-up technique you can adapt to just about any image—including the Eiffel Tower.
A step-by-step on how I plan out a layout in someone else’s altered book.