Offering terrific mixed-media art projects, as well as great tips for getting organized and inspired, Art at the Speed of Life is a treasure chest of ideas for the artist whose fiery enthusiasm for creating art goes up in smoke after the frantic pace of a long day.
In this engaging book, author and mixed-media artist Pam Carriker proves that art and life can co-exist productively and happily, while making daily creative outlets a reality and not just wishful thinking.
Each chapter in Art at the Speed of Life includes both essays and project ideas from a variety of contributors, including Suzi Blu, Lisa Bebi, Christy Hydeck, Paulette Insall, and Cate Calacous Prato.
It all begins with preparatory advice on how to manage your supplies and physically make a workspace. Also included are more than 15 projects that are inspiring, yet easy to complete on even the tightest of schedules. They include fun techniques such as assemblages, image transfers, and collages that are sure to keep you motivated. A bonus seven-day project journal helps you track your work as you go.
Offering a unique combination of realistic time-management tips, inspiring essays, and easy-to-fit-in projects, Art at the Speed of Life helps mixed-media artists realize their dreams of making art every day, easily and happily.
Author — Pam Carriker.
Paperback. 144 pages. 8½" × 9" (22 cm × 23 cm).