Art Journals & Altered Books Learning Library - Free Online Resources (Websites, Videos, etc)

This thread is dedicated to listing free online resources for learning how to create art journals and altered books! 

This can include websites and videos, as long as they are free.

If you find any online resources about creating art journals or altered books that you would like to share, please post them below.

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I found her, by accident.  Was just looking, again.  Found her so fast after hours before of looking.  I was checking down the sides.  I had done that before too. I so wish I could find my stuff.  I will have to look harder, even if I just get started before I find a place to move.  Her name is Linda Blinn.  I just love her work and ideas. She uses all kinds of mixed media.  You would just have to go to her four lessons on YouTube.  Thanks for sending your ideas.  I am so happy to have found this lady......Maggie

I love Imperfect Impulses with Aaron on YouTube! He reminds me that journals don't have to be perfect, just create!
http://youtu.be/aqBmFNaJZDI

I agree that you can do both.  Just depends on you mood and supplies, I guess.  I don't have any scraps as I have not done this before, nor do I get much junk mail (have PO box) and do not purchase magazines.  I do have some papers I bought if they are still good and I can find them from moving and having to move again. I also have several diferent mediums, like acrylic, watercolor, pencils (regular and oil)) and some pastels.

I like the way she puts pages together to add on then fold in to make bigger, as do some others.  Things I probably would never have thought of on my own.

I also like to watch the videos on YouTube in normal time as the ones that are speeded up tend to give me a headache.  Don't know if it is from chemo or what.  Things like that didn't used to bother me, but it even changed my eye prescription.......Maggie

This is a great link with a lot of great resources and the like. Art journaling almost always uses mixed media and I didn't see this link already.
http://www.mixedmediadirectory.com

Thanks so much for this link.  Looks like a good one..........Maggie

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