Altered Book Fold Out Page Tutorial
Construct a fold out in your altered book for large format artwork.
Supplies | Book, scissors, 2 pieces of card stock paper, glue stick or PVA glue
Step 1 | Measure the height of your page and trim | You will NOT reduce the width of the page until later if necessary.
Step 2 | Create a fold 1-2 inches from the edge | TIP: Use a bone folder or hard edge to help create the crease.
Step 3 | Before gluing the 1-2 inch section to the page, check the width of your fold out. When folded, it should fit into the book without overlapping the center spine. | Trim width of the fold out if necessary.
Step 4 | Glue the 1-2 inch section to the outside edge of the book page.
Step 5 | Repeat on the opposite page
Step 6 | Decorate! | Optional: Add decoration to the back side of the foldout, which is visible when closed.