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"I love this activity!  My former students have created some beautiful poetry with this style."

"I love this activity! My former students have created some beautiful poetry with this style."

Dictionary Page Definition Drawings by Kristy Patterson. The pages define the subject that has been drawn on them.  More Information and more images from this Artist, Press the Image.

Dictionary Page Definition Drawings by Kristy Patterson. The pages define the subject that has been drawn on them. More Information and more images from this Artist, Press the Image.

I love using old books as background.You can also do a transfer on canvas of book pages and paint on that.

I love using old books as background.You can also do a transfer on canvas of book pages and paint on that.

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Drawing: "Reflective Silhouette" Our first project will be an introductory lesson on contour drawing. Leads to awesome website with instructions! With this lesson I would have them type a reflection about themselves, then create a portrait on top

inspired to try this on one of my art journal pages!  Tree  - Oriental blue  - Original illustration.. $70.00, via Etsy.

inspired to try this on one of my art journal pages! Tree - Oriental blue - Original illustration.. $70.00, via Etsy.

Original ACEO drawing on vintage book page - Chateau Series - The Little House - by Castle on the Hill, Etsy  Inspiration for "house" of God over bible verses or christian book page

Original ACEO drawing on vintage book page - Chateau Series - The Little House

Original ACEO drawing on vintage book page - Chateau Series - The Little House - by Castle on the Hill, Etsy Inspiration for "house" of God over bible verses or christian book page

16apr13_293 Altered book page - create a poem with existing words inside/outside, or both with drawn image.

16apr13_293 Altered book page - create a poem with existing words inside/outside, or both with drawn image.

Sketchbook Idea.  Form something new from what is already there.  Be poetic!  Don't let the written word scare you if you don't normally work in it.  Learn to use words in your art in ways no one would expect!

Sketchbook Idea. Form something new from what is already there. Be poetic! Don't let the written word scare you if you don't normally work in it. Learn to use words in your art in ways no one would expect!

Aoltered book art.            Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/home-resource-centre/

Aoltered book art. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/home-resource-centre/