Old books make for great art journals and altered art pieces. Here I share all of my best tips for choosing and prepping an old book to become a blank canvas for your own art journal. Great site for art journal ideas!
This is the same process as batik paper making. Instead of dipping a block in color, the artist dips a block in liquid wax and then prints on the paper. Once the paper is dry, the artist paints the paper with color and irons the paper to remove the wax.