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Useful Links for Altered Book Artists

 

Arts and crafts people may find the following links helpful.

altered book linksIf you know of a good site to add, or if you would like to exchange links, please contact me. If your site meets my vision for this site, I will add it.

Altered Book Artists | Communities | Events | Product Companies | Other Craft Sites | Software | Specialty Shopping |

Altered Book Artists

  • Glitz-oh
    Site belongs to Corrine Stubson, another prominent AB artist. Check out the amazing book sculptures.

  • Karen Whimsey
    Many altered books on disply along with tips, techniques, and things she's learned about making altered books.

Communities

  • Altered Books Email List
    This truly awesome email discussion group has 5500 members internationally, and is growing by leaps and bounds.

  • Canadian Altered Books Email List
    An altered book discussion group for Canadian altered book artists.

  • The Ephemera Society of America
    A non-profit organization that encourages the preservation and study of paper ephemera, furthers the special interests of ephemerists, and serves as a link among collectors, dealers, and scholars.

  • International Association of Altered Book Artists
    A non-profit Organization dedicated to promoting altered books as an art form and to provide a Forum for the exchange of skills, experiences, and ideas through education, exhibits, and events.

Craft Sites

  • Free Creative Projects to Make
    Lots of free craft projects, a craft forum and gallery, tips, techniques, products, books and more!

  • Make your own Mini Album Scrapbooks
    How to guide to making paper craft mini albums with tutorials, album theme ideas and other helpful information to create these fabulous keepsakes.

  • Eden Workshops
    Devoted to the craft of hand bookbinding and its related crafts.

Events

  • Altered Asylum
    This studio offers workshops and special events for altered book artists and other adults interested in the arts. Turlock, California.

  • Artfest Port Townsend
    Held annually in the spring, all Artfests to date have taken place in Port Townsend, WA.

  • Stamp Out Breast Cancer
    All proceeds go to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation from this two day event taking place in Vancouver, Canada.

Links to Product Companies

  • Golden Artist Colors
    Acrylic paints, mediums, varnishes, gels, more.

  • Jacquard Products
    Makers of Lumiere, Neopaque, Dyn-a-Flow, Pearl-Ex Powdered Pigments, and many more excellent products.

  • Krylon Products Group
    Paints, primers, sprays, enamels, more.

  • Liquitex
    Acrylic paints, mediums, varnishes, gels, more.

  • Judi Kins
    Best known as the makers of Diamond Glaze, a dimensional adhesive that is mixable with dye based inks, pearlescent powders and watercolors.

  • Pergamano International
    This company introduced Pergamano Parchment Craft to The Netherlands in 1987.

  • Plaid
    Makers of Mod Podge medium, Apple Barrel craft paint, FolkArt® craft paint, Anna Griffin™ stamps and inks; and much more.

  • US Artquest
    Sellers of mixed media art materials, including the well-liked Perfect Paper Adhesive (PPA), Dorland's Wax, Polymer Clay and more.

  • Xyron Inc.
    Makers of the well-liked Xyron systems used for cold laminating.

Software

Specialty Shopping Links

  • Altered Art by Dharma
    This site offered specialty items used for altered art, including unmouted stamps. It's a very attractive site, as well.

  • Beads and Artifacts
    BEADS BEADS is one of Southern California's oldest and most respected bead shops. They offer a large selection of beads, gems and supplies for the do-it-yourself craft and jewelry enthusiast as well as completed beadwork from selected artists. They also have masks and artifacts from around the world.

  • Found Elements
    A unique collection of vintage & other found goodies for collage and assemblage artists.

  • Outside the Margins .
    Great online shopping for odds and ends of items suitable for use with altered books and other altered art. International delivery.
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