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List of Workshops Available - Click to view below.
The Natural Year
Nottingham Festival of Words 2013
Circle of Life
Altered Books
Kitchen Table Workshops
Workshop details: Altered Books


A creative opportunity  to make your own altered book or collage using materials from magazines, newspapers and photographs together with paint, paper, ink, stamps glue and textiles.

You can explore a memory or a reflection and use images and words to design your very own composition.

All materials provided at no extra costs, but feel free to bring along your own personal items.

Saturday 18 January 2014, 11.00 till 15.30.

Cost £22.00 (include lunch and refreshments)

What is an Altered Book?

An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different form, altering its appearance and/or meaning.

Altered Books is an art form using mixed media to give old (hardback) books a new appearance or meaning. It is little like a combination of a scrapbook or collage, using clippings/text/pictures/photo's/rubber stamps/ paint/ textiles/ glue /paint ink and crayons. A very practical event to explore making a journey/travel book/diary using books/words in a different way.

Manon's courses on Altered Books attract a lot of interest and she has become a regular at the Lowdham Book Festival where she runs a workshop each year that is always well attended.