Altered book experiments

Having see Hilary Beattie’s lovely altered books on the Stitch Retreat last weekend, I decided to have a go myself. I found some old board books and gave them a couple of coats of gesso.

This evening, I added gelatos to the pages to make coloured backgrounds:

   
    
 
Next, I think they need a coat of acrylic wax, and then some collage.

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