Synopses & Reviews
The classic resource for working artists and art students In this updated and revised edition of the classic reference on health hazards faced by working artists and art students, Michael McCannthe leading authority in the fieldand coauthor Angela Babin provide clear and comprehensive information on a broad range of artsfrom painting and photography to sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, woodworking, textiles, computer, and childrens art. Health Hazards Manual for Artists, Sixth Edition, is the only concise resource that covers all relevant topics related to labeling, chemicals, safety, and first aid.
For beginners and professionals alike, this practical work is a must-have resource for every art class, studio, and home.
This fully revised edition includes:
New chapters on the hazards of metals and minerals and on art student safety
Sections on ventilation, non-silver photo processing, and computer graphics
Information on various artistic fields, what materials to avoid, and how chemicals and other agents might affect the artist directly
This is the trusted resource for working artists and art students written by the leading authority on these health hazards. Whether you work in painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, woodworking, textiles, computer, or children’s art, this is the only reference book that covers all the dangers associated with metals, minerals, and chemicals. With illustrations throughout, this first aid book shows how to treat injuries and work with proper caution while still being creative. Updates include new ventilation, photo processing, and computer systems. Whether you are a beginner or professional, this is a must for every school, art studio, and home.
About the Author
MICHAEL MCCANN, Ph.D., C.I.H. is one of the world's leading authorities on health hazards in the arts . He was the founder and President of the Center for Safety in the Arts until it closed due to loss of funding in1995, and is author of the distinguished ARTIST BEWARE, the most exhaustive reference book on the subject of health hazards for artists.