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As every professional knows, the first step to becoming a successful artist is becoming a successful art student. Written by an experienced artist and educator, The Art Student Survival Guide offers a true insider's perspective on what it takes to survive and succeed in art school. Creatively blending a mixture of one-on-one guidance, practical advice, and inspirational examples, this innovative book provides the essential tools and tips that will make the journey through art school an inspiring and ultimately very rewarding trip. Highlights include the best ways to study, how to manage relationships with peers, faculty, and advisors, tips for creative problem-solving, how to set up a studio, getting to know the tools of the trade, and many more useful and motivating advice. The Art Student Survival Guide establishes the work habits and attitudes that lead to a lifetime of success in a highly demanding profession.
Introduction.Finding Balance.How to and Ways to Study.Relationships with Peers, Faculty, and Advisors.Principles of Design.Misc. Utilities.Anatomy & Figure Drawing.Creative Problem Solving.Sources of Inspiration.Art Tools.Setting up your Studio.The Digital Chapter.Ownership of Intellectual Property.Major Periods & Movements in Western Art History.Conclusion.
Posted August 7, 2006