A new challenge over at The Craft Barn is to find a dictionary and start altering ... it's that simple. You can either alter the dictionary itself, or you can take the pages to insert them in an Art Journal.
I bought a couple of dictionaries from the thrift store and proceeded to rip out pages to allow for the altering of the proposed 26 letter pages. A great tutorial for this can be found HERE. I prepped the outer covers with 2 coats of gesso and the put some cling film behind the pages I was altering to protect the other pages from paint.
I gave the two pages for altering 2 coats of gesso after carefully masking with painter's tape the areas of the dictionary I wanted to show through. I then layered white tissue paper over the whole thing. After peeling away the painters tape the dictionary words were given a very weak coat of the mica watercolours.
More mica watercolours, letter and shape stamps, torn and painted sheet music, a violin stamp, a stave made from blue wire wrapped round cardboard and a treble clef and notes from the same wire adorn the pages.
To join in the challenge you can find The Craft Barn's webpage HERE