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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*

> 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,
> 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