View Full Version : Book Art

03-17-2014, 01:41 PM
A winning idea from dd's art course. Every kid had a blast with this, and it's an easy one to do at home. Lends itself to short, messy or lengthy, meticulous styles. We stopped by the library and filled a bag with old paperbacks for a toonie. Dd did something like this:


Just google 'book art' and stroll through the images for inspiration.

03-17-2014, 02:37 PM
It is interesting.

Stuff like this and jewelry made from old pocketwatch gears, though, make DH cry inside. He cringes when someone 'defiles' an old map, book, or watch/clock for any reason. Hopefully, if we try it, I'll be able to find some old, water-damaged, moldy book to use so that he won't wince too badly. :p

03-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Aviation maps are out of date every 6 months. That's a lot of old maps to cry over!

03-17-2014, 03:52 PM
Oh, he'd cry. Trust me. :rolleyes: