Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Find Lesson Plans on getty.edu! GettyGames

Re: Book making techniques

---------

From: The Austin's (whest177_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jul 28 2002 - 07:06:01 PDT


So THAT is why I confiscated a box of books from the library that were on
their way to the dumpster! I have had this box of books in my way for over a
year now, but I just knew there was a great project there waiting to be
discovered! *S*
~Michal

> Carolyn, another idea--but you have to be willing to recycle an old
> book--is to have students bring in a book they don't care to redo. The
> pages can be painted over, collaged over, cut and pasted, folded down,
etc.
> The cover can be reworked creatively also, carving into, gesso over and
> create a new image. When completed, the book becomes more of a sculpture
> and displays better standing up rather than as a traditional book.
>
> Judie

---