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Altered Art combines several types of artistic techniques into one unique art form. The artist adds their creative expressions through rubber stamping, scrapping, collage, photomontage, writing and/or any other form of creative expression the artist chooses to use. Sometimes referred to as ‘mixed media’

 

According to the ISABA (International Society of Altered Book Artists) an altered book is:

"It is any book, old or new that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art. They can be ... rebound, painted, cut, burned, folded, added to, collaged in, gold-leafed, rubber stamped, drilled or otherwise adorned ...
and yes! it is legal!"