Found poetry, altered book // Hiding texts // books are already something that hides itself (means and sends different things to different people who reads it) May have hidden messages between the lines.
Start drawing with a Faber-Castell PITT artist pen (usually no pencil, just jumping in feet first with the ink), then apply color with Winsor & Newton watercolor traveling kit, and finally punch up colors and add details with Prisma Color Pencils.
Incorporate art into writing (poetry): Students can even pick a page from their favourite book as an inspiration. Book page poetry is really neat and a great way to show creativity with older kids. This is an interesting way to teach poetry.
I just realized that Grandma Marilyn had her own version of a junk journal/ art journal/ smashbook, decades before they became a trend! She had little notebooks similar to this, in which she doodled and glued magazine clippings with artsy stuff.