Bibliophiles, Enter Here.

Kansas City Public Library is the place for book lovers. I posted about wanting to visit the Central Library¬†and I finally did last week. It is a beautiful library. The fifth floor has an open roof top where you can see the city and also play a round of chess with human size chess pieces.Continue reading “Bibliophiles, Enter Here.”

Kansas City Public Library

I absolutely love libraries and am a total bibliophile. The library is the first place I seek out in a new place. What I cannot believe is that the coolest library is so incredibly close to me and I have never been there. While helping my son with a project I saw photographs of theContinue reading “Kansas City Public Library”

The Middle Stage; Altered Book Journal

A previous post explains my current project, which is an altered book journal. I am doing this as part of a workshop. There are several layers that I have applied and I am nearly done. Since I am not quite done, I would like to share the middle stage. It is pictured below. The frontContinue reading “The Middle Stage; Altered Book Journal”

Personal Geographies

Today was the free webinar hosted by Create Mixed Media entitled, My Journey with Maps. Artist Jill Berry shared her passion and knowledge with map making. The class had some interesting ideas and ways to create maps about family, rites of passage, or actual road trips. Jill uses mixed media to create her maps andContinue reading “Personal Geographies”

Altered Book Journal

Well I am still working away with the Jeanne Oliver Creative Workshop projects. Currently, I am working on an altered book journal. I have made these in the past and realized that I have always made them for someone else. As with some projects I was struggling for inspiration and the process was not flowing,Continue reading “Altered Book Journal”