Art Instruction

MAKING IT IN THE ART WORLD

Learn how today's artists survive, exhibit, and earn money, without selling out! This book explains how to be a professional artist and new methods to define and realize what success means. Whether you're a beginner, a student, or a career artist looking to be in the best museum shows, this book provides ways of advancing your plans on any level.
November 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$19.95

TAXIDERMY ART

In this collection of taxidermy art, you'll find a winged monkey with a fez and a martini glass, a jewel-encrusted piglet, a bionic fawn, and a polar bear balancing on a floating refrigerator. Author Robert Marbury makes for a friendly (and often funny) guide, addressing the three big questions people have about taxidermy art: What is it all about? Can I see some examples?
October 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$18.95

ART OF NOTICING: 131 WAYS TO SPARK CREATIVITY, FIND INSPIRATION, AND DISCOVER JOY IN THE EVERYDAY

An imaginative, thought-provoking gift book to awaken your senses and attune them to the things that matter in your life. Welcome to the era of white noise. Our lives are in constant tether to phones, to email, and to social media. In this age of distraction, the ability to experience and be present is often lost: to think and to see and to listen.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$22.95

KEEP GOING: 10 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE IN GOOD TIMES AND BAD

The world is crazy. Creative work is hard. And nothing is getting any easier!
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$12.95

WABI-SABI FOR ARTISTS, DESIGNERS, POETS & PHILOSOPHERS

An updated version of the classic volume on the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.
November 1, 2008 | Paperback |
$16.00

COPY THIS BOOK: AN ARTISTA'S GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT

This book is an artist's guide to copyright, written for makers. Both practical and critical, it will guide you through the concepts underlying copyright and how they apply in your practice.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$20.00
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52 ASSIGNMENTS: STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

Written by Lloyd Duckett, Brian
This book features 52 color-coded commissions and concepts with alternative ideas for composing, creating and printing eye-catching images from the street.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Ammonite Press |
$17.95
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MARKER WORKSHOP (2 BOOKS IN 1): LEARN TO INK IN 50 EXPERIMENTS

Written by Prood, Sasha
Take your drawing, doodling, or lettering to the next level and explore the incredibly diverse medium of fine-tip markers with this two-book set (an instruction book and corresponding workbook).
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Abrams Noterie | 248 Pages |
$24.99
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WATERCOLOR BOTANICALS (2 BOOKS IN 1): 20 PRINTS TO PAINT AND FRAME

Written by Strange, Nikki
Make your own collection of botanical watercolor paintings with this two-book set (an instruction book and corresponding watercolor pad). Once upon a time, a vase of beautifully arranged flowers was the perfect subject for a watercolor still life. Today, indoor house plants reign supreme and palms have replaced peonies as the botanical of choice for artists.
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Abrams Noterie |
$24.99
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DAILY RITUALS: HOW ARTISTS WORK

Written by Mason Currey
Franz Kafka, frustrated with his living quarters and day job, wrote in a letter to Felice Bauer in 1912, "time is short, my strength is limited, the office is a horror, the apartment is noisy, and if a pleasant, straightforward life is not possible then one must try to wriggle through by subtle maneuvers." Kafka is one of 161 inspired--and inspiring--minds, among them, novelists, poets, pl
April 23, 2013 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$24.95

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