Attention all "Art Journal Junkies"and Altered Book Artists! Here is the group for you to discuss techniques, share tips and show off those lovely pages you have created!
Latest Activity: on Saturday
Hello and Welcome to the Art Journalers & Altered Books Group!
This is the place where you can share your art journal pages or your altered books. Let's discuss techniques, ideas, materials and inspiration!
If you'd like to Show & Tell, you can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page.
If you would like some advice on a specific work-in-progress, you can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page.
Click here to learn how to upload images into your forum posts (which is important so that people can see your art within the post, rather than as an attachment link beneath your post).
Just two simple rules:
Thanks for joining & have fun!
Hi All,I made my first altered book a couple of years ago, and all of the pages have come out of the cover. (because I was new at this, I didn't rip out enough pages at the start, so all of my additions: gesso, paint, etc. have caused the pages to…READ MORE
On rare occasion I am privileged to do a private swap with a member here at TAC. I have swapped journal pages now in private trades with Maureen Craddock and Riya Melgert. Recently, I received this beautiful journal page from Riya and on the back…READ MORE
Well, I finally finished my Altered Book. It took a year of scrapping all my leftover paint from a day in my studio, to coat every single page of this art journal. It began as an old Reader's Digest Condensed Book that I bought for 25 cents.…READ MORE
A few weeks ago I decided to treat myself to a book I bought from Amazon, "The Diary of Frida Kahlo, An Intimate Self Portrait. Of course there is copyright on the book's content but I am posting just a few of the pages for the purposes of…READ MORE
I've been thinking about doing an art journal for quite some time, but didn't know where to start or what I would like to journal about. 2 days ago I decided now was the time. I wrote down every part of myself in broad categories:the good, the bad…READ MORE
I have been messing around with journals since I can remember. I’m guessing my…READ MORE
Thank you Barbara for this beautiful handmade journal! As soon as I saw the contents I knew I wanted to leave it as is and keep the book out in my livingroom for guests to leaf through. It's a work of art all on it's own and doesn't need me to add…READ MORE
You guys made me so curios! I started doing the whole art journal thing, but it just ended up being another sketchbook. I think I am only "getting it" now. I found an awesome channel about book making/binding (not sure if I can add the link? If I am…READ MORE