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3.44 of 5 stars 3.44  ·  rating details  ·  43 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Altered art is one of the hottest new crafts--but for the uninitiated, it can seem intimidating. Not anymore, with all the basics outlined in a simple question-and-answer format and shown in plenty of sparkling, detailed how-to photos. Find out the best type of books to alter, as well as the right adhesives and paints to use. As your skill develops, the alteration thrill w ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Sterling/Chapelle
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Amy Adams
I had to squeeze one more book into 2012!

This one was just ok... I'm pretty new to altered art, so I read a few things I hadn't read before, but they were kind of intuitive things, so I don't feel like I actually learned a whole lot. Some of the projects were inspirational, but some of them seemed outdated. For example, there's a project for a books on tape case :/ I realize this could be altered to any kind of holder--books on cd, books in book form, trinkets, whatever, but there just wasn't a
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Kathie H
Mar 10, 2008 Kathie H rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Young adults on up
What a fantastic book! You will be itching to start a project, just with old books & supplies you have on hand. This is definitely a book to buy (do not pass Go, do not collect $200). Unique & satisfying for the collage artist & more.
Jessica
Aug 21, 2008 Jessica rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone
Shelves: craft-or-quilt
Excellent book for the first time Altered Book Artist. I especially recommend this book for people teaching classes and people wanting to learn the most basic skills for this medium. I found it very helpful.
Jawa
This is actually the book that got me into altered art. I think it's a great book for learning the basics.
Marian
Sep 04, 2008 Marian rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Marian by: Jessica
Shelves: arts
Great book for the new altered artist, answers all the early questions!
Tony
The projects are dated but I liked the simplicity of the directions.
Dolldiva
Great book for the alter artist.
LoriAnn Kocialski
Ok ... kinda "dated" for me.
Lucia
Great ideas for teen crafts.
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