Recycled Book Art

Make art out of old books!  There are a few ways to go about this.  You can cut into and draw on the book, or fold the pages to make a design.

Check out these examples:

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Layers have been made out of this book by cutting into sections of pages.

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Using black ink and then slowly adding a touch of color as the layers go further back makes this book look like it is glowing.

Want to try folding pages instead?  Check out these examples.

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Here is a page that can help you DIY.