BN.com Gift Guide

Art at the Speed of Life: Motivation and Inspiration for Making Mixed-Media Art Every Day (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview


Need high-energy inspiration when your life gets crazy and your art keeps getting pushed to the back burner? Offering terrific mixed-media art projects, as well as tips for getting organized and inspired, Art at the Speed of Life is a treasure chest of ideas for the artist whose creative goals sometimes get stymied by the frantic pace of modern life. Author and mixed-media artist Pam Carriker proves that art and life can coexist peacefully, productively, and happily. Making things every day can be a joyful ...
See more details below
Art at the Speed of Life: Motivation and Inspiration for Making Mixed-Media Art Every Day (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 41%)$17.95 List Price

Overview


Need high-energy inspiration when your life gets crazy and your art keeps getting pushed to the back burner? Offering terrific mixed-media art projects, as well as tips for getting organized and inspired, Art at the Speed of Life is a treasure chest of ideas for the artist whose creative goals sometimes get stymied by the frantic pace of modern life. Author and mixed-media artist Pam Carriker proves that art and life can coexist peacefully, productively, and happily. Making things every day can be a joyful reality instead of 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, Cate Calacous Prato. The projects are inspiring, yet easy to complete on a tight schedule, and include techniques such as assemblage, image transfer, and collage. A bonus seven-day journal project helps you track your work as you go. With a unique combination of time management tips and advice, inspiring essays, and projects designed to fit into busy schedules, Art at the Speed of Life will help you live your dream of making art every day.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596684911
  • Publisher: Interweave Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 899,204
  • File size: 126 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author


Pam Carriker has created art with a variety of media over more than 20 years. She has served on several design teams, and has been featured in magazines including Cloth Paper Scissors, Somerset Studios, The Stamper's Sampler, Art Journaling, and Somerset Apprentice. She currently teaches a successful online workshop series through Creative Workshops and Crescendoh Creative Lab.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. I Want to Be an Artist When I Grow Up
a. Introduction Pam Carriker
b. The Best Time to Start is Now Pam Carriker
c. Staying Young at Art Suzi Blu
d. Inspiration at Every Turn Julie Bergmann
e. Project: Laying the Foundation Chrysti Hydeck
f. Becoming an Artist as a Second Career Jodi Ohl
g. A Change of Art Pam Carriker
h. Project: Basic Backgrounds Pam Carriker
i. Project: Ten Minute Journal Pam Carriker
j. Project: Seven-Day Journal Project Pam Carriker

2. So Many Supplies, So Little Time
a. Introduction Pam Carriker
b. Artist Attention Diversion Disorder Cate Prato
c. Downsizing: Keeping Art Affordable to Make/Sell Pam Carriker
d. Live Artfully Suzan Buckner
e. Project: Heartfelt Collage Brandie Butcher Isley
f. Reining in the Stash Alisha Fredrickson and Glenda Bailey
g. Project: Vintage Photo Collage Pam Carriker
h. Project: Seven Day Journal Project, Day Two Pam Carriker

3. Go Skinny On That Latte: Setting Limits a. Introduction Pam Carriker
b. Drive-By Posting Pam Carriker
c. Good Things Come in Small Packages Pam Carriker
d. Who's Minding the Store Gail Schmidt
e. Online Workshops-Be an A+ Student Paulette Insall
f. Project: Papier Mache Dresses Sue Pelletier
g. Project: Toilette Papier Mache Pam Carriker
h. Project: Seven Day Journal Day 3 Pam Carriker

4. Having an Art Attack
a. Introduction Pam Carriker
b. Building Blocks Pam Carriker
c. A Blog A Day Keeps the Doctor Away Laurie Blau-Marshall
d. Deadline Dilemma: What Gives Nancy Lefko
e. Essay Lisa Bebi
f. Project: Encaustic Collage Glenda Bailey
g. Project: None of Your Beeswax Pam Carriker
h. Project: Seven Day Journal Day 4 Pam Carriker

5. Don't Quit Your Day Job a. Introduction Pam Carriker
b. Make a Playdate with Yourself Pam Carriker
c. I'm Not Giving Up My Day Job (Yet) Jodi Ohl
d. From the Desk of Sharon Tomlinson Sharon Tomlinson
e. Project: Assembling Art Seth Apter
f. Managing Work Without Letting Go of Art Brandie Butcher-Isley
g. Project: Assembled Anthology Pam Carriker
h. Project: Seven Day Journal Day 5 Pam Carriker

6. Art on the Fly
a. Introduction Pam Carriker
b. Security Clearance Pam Carriker
c. An Artist's Survival Kit Pam Carriker
d. Live Big Suzi Blu
e. Project: The Carefree Paint-over Technique Lisa Bebi
f. Adding Photographic Elements to Art Seth Apter
g. A Creative Journey Lisa Kettell
h. Project: Paint Under Pam Carriker
i. Project: Seven Day Journal Day 6 Pam Carriker
j. Sidebar: Don't Know What to Write?

7. Declaration of Reclamation a. Introduction Pam Carriker
b. Get Ready, Get Set, Go Pam Carriker
c. Project: Contemporary Expressionist Portraits Paulette Insall
d. Project: Pan Pastel Portrait Pam Carriker
e. Project: Seven Day Journal Day 7 Pam Carriker
f. 411 – The Artists Weigh In All Contributors

Glossary and Resources
About the Contributors
Bibliography
Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2013

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)