This group is a positive, supportive environment, has members of all ages from around the world, with varied art experience, sharing a common interest in altered books and paper arts.
This group exchanges information, ideas, tips, techniques about altered books. discussion of other altered paper arts that are similar to altered books (like ATCs and covered tins, etc.)is welcomed... but our focus remains on books and techniques that work with books.
Homepage Art: by Colleen of Ukraine
DEFINITION: An altered book is an existing book that has been changed or altered.... "glued, painted, collaged, rubber stamped, cut, torn, or added to. It is an expression of one's self, a piece of art, an experiment or a conversation piece."
Pages of members' work are posted in the Files (see the sections to left of this page). Files uploaded by members are copyrighted and belong solely to the artist member. In the Files are such topics as How To Alter A Book, How to Begin AB, Tips for Altering, etc. PLEASE READ THE FAQ'S IN THE FILES BEFORE POSTING MESSAGES TO THE LIST
Click on Links to find an extensive list of resources, vendors, workshops and helpful URLs.
REGARDING POSTING on this List, no off-topic postings, no flaming (negatives about another person) and NO ADs, Comms.(commercials), or spam. These are grounds for moderation or banning. You may post one information line with your signature or post a message of any length in the Links area. Discussion of Copy Rights Issues is no longer allowed on the list.
List Moderators: Barb A., Corinne S., Karen C., Daphne D.
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