Altered Books – A Secret Door

 

Add dimension to your altered book by creating a secret door to hide something special behind.

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Approximate run time: 13 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Add extra dimension to your altered book by creating a secret door to hide something special behind. Laura shows step by step techniques which you can work by hand or sewing machine to alter the format of your book pages to hide/reveal some surprises.
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Add extra dimension to your altered book by creating a secret door to hide something special behind. Laura shows step by step techniques which you can work by hand or sewing machine to alter the format of your book pages to hide/reveal some surprises.

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Books, Bleach, Print

 

Learn how you can use regular household bleach to create stamped designs in your sketchbook or altered book. Linda will demonstrate using simple print blocks including ones made from her favourite print material – compressed sponge.

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Approximate run time: 16 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Learn how you can use regular household bleach to create stamped designs in your sketchbook or altered book. Linda will demonstrate using simple print blocks including ones made from her favourite print material - compressed sponge.
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Learn how you can use regular household bleach to create stamped designs in your sketchbook or altered book. Linda will demonstrate using simple print blocks including ones made from her favourite print material – compressed sponge.

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Plants in Altered Books

 

Linda often finds inspiration in nature and in her garden in particular. Join her in the studio to see how she’s incorporating plants into her altered book. She’ll show you a useful technique for when the plant material itself is to delicate to attach directly to the page.

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Approximate run time: 28 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Video Workshop - Linda often finds inspiration in nature and in her garden in particular. Join her in the studio to see how she's incorporating plants into her altered book. She'll show you a useful technique for when the plant material itself is too delicate to attach directly to the page.
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Video Workshop – Linda often finds inspiration in nature and in her garden in particular. Join her in the studio to see how she’s incorporating plants into her altered book. She’ll show you a useful technique for when the plant material itself is too delicate to attach directly to the page.

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A Glint of Gold

Who can resist a touch of gold? Discover how to add that metallic gleam to your paper and fabric projects. In this workshop collection we’ll show you how to add gold using a variety of media from pens to ink and gold leaf. Learn how to apply gold to your sketchbook pages and to fabric.

Working with Inktense

Do you have a set of Derwent Inktense pencils, or blocks? In this collection of videos we’ll demonstrate a diverse approach to using them in your work on paper and fabric. See how to make rubbings, use them to colour fabric, add colour to your altered books and even print with them. There are four workshops in this collection.

Altered Book – Colour

Work along with Linda to make an altered book with a colour theme. Linda uses red but you can choose any colour to work with! See how she creates pages, applies colour theory, makes use of photographs, colour pencils, pastels and paint. There are four video workshops in this collection.

Archive Two

In Archive 2 you’ll find a lively mix of some of the very first shows we taped for DMTV. Ranging from discharge printing, through altered books and free motion quilting, there’s lots to inspire.

Archive One

In Archive 1 you’ll find a lively mix of some of the very first shows we taped for DMTV. Ranging from discharge printing, through altered books and free motion quilting, there’s lots to inspire.