Category Archives: Altered Book
Box of Darkness

Art Heals

I got in a little visual journal time over the holidays. It’s been awhile since I let loose on paper. I was inspired by a quote a friend shared on […]

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Pages 5/7/12

Detail of the right spread. Detail of the left spread. Here are a few altered book spreads I did over the weekend. Mixed media, painting and collage on an old […]

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Pages 4/23/12

A couple more finished visual journal pages. Both for a round robin I am in. Not sure now, looking at the ‘Secret’ pages if I need to go back and […]

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Pages 4/20/12

Been working on some round robin journal spreads this week. Top design is for the ‘Malice in Wonderland’ themed altered book. It’s been fun messing around with a darker theme. […]

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Pages 3/30/12

This is another altered book spread I’ve been working on for a ‘Dark Art’ round robin I am in. The book’s theme is ‘Malice in Wonderland’ and it examines the […]

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Pages 3/26/12

I wanted to share with you some of the things I’ve been doing with those linoleum block stamps I’ve been carving over the past couple of weeks. Once you carve […]

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Pages 3/20/12

Here are a couple journal pages I’ve been working on lately. These are actually within an altered book for a round robin I am in. What do you think? The […]

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Pages 3/12/12

Altered book spread I did tonight. A bit spooky and still needs some text. But a good start.

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Inspired by Leonard Cohen’s “Who by Fire”. I love this wonderful song. The imagery and creativity and thought put into the words. Illustration is a play on life and death […]

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Pages 1/7/12

This is a sketch I did on a paper grocery bag. I’m adding it as a tip-in page into the altered book. I find tip-ins a good way to use […]

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Pages 1/3/12

Preparing the Altered Book. Removing pages, gluing pages, and waiting for them to dry. Back Cover. I sanded the cover, then painted the book with good acrylic paint and used […]

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