It's been awhile since I posted anything from my bird altered book. I love birds and making bird themed art. I've been working in this book off and on for a few years now. Here's the book cover:
Lately I've been using the zigzag stitch on my sewing machine rather than glue. Maybe that is because (gasp!) I am out of Golden Gel Medium. I really need to find a coupon and get to a Michael's! But in the meantime I am really enjoying sewing on paper! I love the texture the stitching adds to the collage.
I used to work in and manage retail fabric stores and sewed all the time. But that was before paper arts took over my life! Now I seldom sew.
So, here's a couple bird collages I made using 7 Gypsies Conservatory 8 x 8" papers. I love that their paper pads have multiple (I think 6) of each design so I can cut pieces out of the multiples.
The background on the book pages is two shades of craft acrylic paints sponged on. I did end up using Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive to glue the bird cut outs to the collages and to glue the collages into the book.
Thanks for taking a look!
Have a creative weekend!
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