What are altered books? They are artworks created by an artist in an already published book. The artist can cut, tear, sew, paint, pasted and change the book from its original intent into an artistic work. One of my first efforts at getting back into art has been working on altered books. Continue reading Altered Book Backgrounds
Monoprinting, which is a type of print method where the image is only made once unlike other print methods where multiple originals are created, has opened up my eyes to the wonder of print making. These one of a kind images can be done in all colors, sizes, and methods.
especially like the ones that show the painterly evidence of brush stroke, or human hand which made “marks” in some way. These can show the energy and motion of the artist. Continue reading Gallery of Gellis