Synopses & Reviews
In this definitive guide to resources, aspiring artists and serious amateurs devoted to their art will find scores of time-tested strategies to help them set up and work safely from a home studio; learn where and how to acquire appropriate art materials; develop their abilities with others as well as create art alone; explore opportunities for education in a wide variety of forms; overcome mental blocks; mat, frame, pack, and ship works of art; and much more. Artists looking to show and sell their work will find no-fail ideas for marketing, exhibiting, and entering the world of galleries. Filled with entertaining success stories, this is one volume for the bookshelf of every artist hoping to attain satisfaction and pleasure though his or her art. Plus, dozens of well-known artists as well as those successful on their own termsshare their own success stories and sources for artistic inspiration.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-209) and index.
Here are scores of time-tested strategies to help artists set up and work safely from a home studio, learn where and how to acquire appropriate art materials, develop their abilities with others as well as create art alone, overcome mental blocks, mat, frame, pack, and ship works of art, and much more. Illustrations.
About the Author
Daniel Grant is a contributing editor of American Artist magazine. A former art critic for Newsday (Long Island, New York) and The Commercial-Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee), he was editor of Art and Artists from 1978 to 1984. His articles and essays have appeared in such publications as ARTnews, Art in America, New York Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, The Nation, New York, Art and Auction, and Art and Antiques.