Tag: altered books

20 Sep

Upcoming Events: The Word On The Street

The Word On The Street is Canada’s National Book and Magazine Festival that happens every September in six cities across the country. I’ve been attending this event for years, and have fond memories of wandering Queen Street in Toronto with my mom as we rummaged through the tables of books that took over the street […]

28 May

Altered Books: Thread of Transformation

This finished work took an uncomfortably long time to complete, because it was a commissioned piece with loose parameters and no deadline. I think part of me was scared of messing it up because I had a very special book provided by the client. The book in question was an old chemistry textbook from her […]

18 Oct

Altered Books: Owl of the Arctic

The Snowy Owl marks the end of the owl series of altered books I’ve been working on (at least until I can find more to use). This is the largest owl of the five, and probably the most intimidating with that glare of hers. The composition for this one is pretty spare, and I’m struggling […]

05 Oct

Altered Books: The Less He Spoke The More He Heard

When I first began creating altered books I would go to great lengths to come up with these wordy titles. I haven’t really been doing that lately but for this one I decided to go back to my former way of coming up with a title, which is asking google. In this case I looked […]

04 Oct

Altered Books: An Uncommon Owl

We now return to your irregularly scheduled update about altered books with owls. I completed this one two weeks ago, at the same time as a book with a Long-Eared Owl which I will share later this week. This is a Barn Owl and she is the most elegant of all the owls I worked […]

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