This is the last spread in my AB. This one is upside-down. I usually put one upside down spread in my book. Don't know why. Just like to. I was having lunch with my art friends this last Wednesday and I was telling them that this was hard for me to do. I have not done ABs for awhile now. I have not done an altered board book forever. Doing an AB is very different from doing a collage for me. The format is different. I don't use the same elements. Sometimes, you can't go back. That's the life of a technique junkie.
Now that I am done, it is your turn! I did this as an example for the altered board book swap for the Art Techniques group. It is a 1-for-1 board book swap. Sign-up by 7/1 and mail to partner by 9/15. Sign-up in the database. You can join the group via the link for Art Techiques - right column of my blog.
As soon as I find a few minutes, I will start doing AB 101 - some basic AB techniques such as tearing out pages, gluing them, pockets, tip-ins, etc...You can use a lot of the background techniques from the Art Techniques group in your AB. ATC background techniques work well, too. See Bernie Berlin's new book.
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