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3.92  ·  Rating details ·  61 ratings  ·  6 reviews
New Directions in Altered Books
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Lark Books
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da AL
Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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I love this book -- ok, I'm a little biased because some of my art is in it -- still, it's a great book!
Andrea Blythe
Nov 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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As a lover of collage art, I've become fascinated with the idea of painting, editing, tearing up, and in general altering books. It's taken me a while to get used to the idea, as I have treated books as sacred. I still feel that they are sacred, but have come to see that that sancitity has can take a different shape.

New Directions in Altered Books was really inspiring, so much so that I bought some cheep used books from the library book sale for the purpose of making art. There are some
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Jen
Apr 03, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Claire, Denise
This is an excellent resource, which I will probably buy sometime after I return this copy to the library.
Sharon Braithwaite
Oct 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've always admired altered books and any art using found objects and found this book inspirational. I have a new project in my head and this was what I need to give it form.
B
Apr 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My favorite and the most useful (for my purposes) of the books on this subject that I've read. Isn't too focused on precious moments scrapbooking. I'd like to buy this one to keep on my craft shelf.
A. Clare
Apr 30, 2016 rated it liked it
A good place to start making altered books. Interviews with artists in multiple different fields and a section explaining how to make "functional" altered books really help to enhance the exploration of the book form.
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