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: Apr 19
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!
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
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
I have been messing around with journals since I can remember. I’m guessing my…READ MORE
Hello Fellow Art Journalers!I was delighted when just before Christmas Maureen Craddock agreed to do a private journal page swap with me. I have since received Maureen's gorgeous page that was rendered on approximately an 8'X10" piece of heavy…READ MORE
I am very lucky to have received a beautiful booklet from Susanne. The booklet is made with "recycled" materials. Susanne hand bound the pages together; the pages are made from music sheets, dictionary excerpts, maps, art works ....even possibly…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
Hi I purchased a glue dot snail in the hardware section of Walmart. It is easy for me to use with only one hand and the hold is strong. I like it much better then craft glue dots. Hope this helps someone else. JeanREAD MORE
AAhhh...! If I had to pick, it would have to be my permanent markers, I guess. Either that or my opaque watercolors. I have recently become very attached to them for journaling. They are great for backgrounds!