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So. Many. Words.

These last few months have really caught me off guard. Going from creating my altered books on the side as gifts and occasionally a commission or two, to being featured in articles and having my inbox overwhelmed with questions and requests, isn’t something I ever predicted. 753 more words

Edna Cantoral Acosta - Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

Briefly describe the work you do.

I am interested in that which is broken; the unfinished that never ends because it keeps changing; the “mistake“, the recycled, undrawn drawing, mixed techniques; the fragile; the small; introspection. 1,370 more words

Mixed Media

Postal Inspiration

My vision problems have come back so I haven’t been able to do a lot of art the last few weeks. But I have been getting lots of inspiration. 197 more words

Gratitude Journal

all kinds of books...

Several months ago, I prepared some pages in an old instructional book on navigation. I planned for that to be an art journal. I put it aside to work in later. 216 more words

Acrylic Paint

Altered book: Time

Amazing quote by Mitch Ablom.

I had some old timecards that made an excellent background for it.


Altered book: Fall

So I have had this gorgeous quote for awhile.  “The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let dead things go.” I had stuck it in a drawer, and leafing through it practically leapt into my hand. 249 more words