Description : A professional artist and motivational speaker offers artists who have chosen the professional path advice, encouragement, and some hard truths. (Careers/ Jobs)
Description : Having sold millions of dollars of fine art in a career spanning over 30 years, veteran art consultant Harry Israel lays out in simple, easy to follow steps, a basic plan to become a professional artist. From the novice who is just starting out, to the experienced artist that wants to take his career up to the next level; you will find this to be an indispensable guide. You will learn how to: Develop a presentation package of your art. Retail price your art. Investigate the potential market for your art. Gain entry into high-end galleries. Develope a stable of fine art galleries to represent your art. This guide will move you from a recreational pastime, to supporting yourself as a working artist. This guide will help you derive a decent income, doing what you love doing best. This guide will give you the opportunity to realize your vision, and share it with the public.
Description : Mystery of Making IT destroys all the myths learned in art school that have been passed down from generation to generation and will transform your career. Written for the seasoned pro as well as those just starting to market their art. Over a thousand artists have read this book and say it has dramatically changed their lives. Learn the secrets guarded by the professionals and find the path to your own success. Jack White has been a successful artist for over 40 years and freely shares his experience.
Description : "The book also addresses issues of canon formation: by what complex process are some artists and objects singled out to communicate rhetorical or aesthetic meaning while others lapse into the background."--BOOK JACKET.
Description : Teachers, entrepreneurs, successes and stars come together in this volume to reveal their keys to personal success in relationships, in business and in life. From self-realization guru Dr. Wayne Dyer to basketball superstar Jerry "Dr. Memory" Lucas, each one of these contributors speaks to a slightly different perspective. Overcoming obstacles, perceiving your truest purpose, finding the courage to be passionate about what you do best: everyone can learn from these leaders in business, training, teaching and industry. Success isn't a gift; you have to seize it. This is the manual.
Description : Chronic swelling due to lymphatic fluid, or lymphedema, affects 3-5 million Americans including 20-40% of cancer survivors. Lymphedema is so little known?even among doctors?that it has been called the `silent epidemic? but there is effective treatment that can break the cycle of recurring infections and even reverse lymphedema related disability!Learn from patients and therapists: inspiring personal stories; advice on getting a diagnosis and finding treatment; solutions to common problems and practical tips on self-care; activities they enjoy and travel tips; support groups and outreach to the medical community; issues in treatment coverage and reimbursement.About the Editors: Ann Ehrlich and Elizabeth McMahon are coauthors of Living Well With Lymphedema (Lymph Notes 2005). Ann is a professional medical writer and breast cancer survivor with secondary lymphedema. Elizabeth is a clinical psychologist and author of Overcoming the Emotional Challenges of Lymphedema (Lymph Notes 2005).
Description : Repairing the relationship of salon owners and salon professionals. Tackling the common problems that prevent success for hairdressers and salon owners. Breaking the stereotypes that have a negative impact on the salon indsutry.
Description : "Living the Artist's Life" is an introspective book about how one becomes an artist and taps into that interior creative spirit. The author shares her musings on art-making through this collection of insightful and engaging essays. The reader is given a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the inner workings of a painter. Yvonne invites you to follow her along on her artistic journey to see just what "makes her tick" as an artist. Being an artist is not just what Yvonne does, it is what she is, with every fiber of her being. This book reveals how art is an integral part of this artist's life and a motivating force in everything she does. Through her writings, the reader can feel the passion behind Yvonne's artistry, which also fuels her highly personal response to the beauty she sees in the world.
Description : Gabe Gabel has written the book she wishes she had been able to find when she started her professional career thirty years ago. It is really a two part book. One part concentrates on the bronze sculpture. Art collectors will find the step by step explanation of the casting process extremely educational. Artists who wish to learn more about doing a bronze sculpture will not only like that part, but the complete how-to-do-it discussion will cover everything they need to know about taking a sculpture all the way through. It starts with the placement of the armature and finishes with the decision of the number of the limited edition they choose to cast. The information is all there, the basic tools, the different choices they have in methods and materials, and why Gabe prefers the ones she does. There are sources, and expenses, and many ways to save money that she has learned over the years. Many options are discussed, there are suggestions for solving problems that can occur, and attention is paid to safety concerns that artists face that are rarely mentioned. Nearly any bronze sculptor is likely to learn some tips that they will appreciate, no matter how experienced they are. Dont look for how to create your art. The reader has to bring his or her own artistic ability to the sculpture table. This is not the book to show you how to do a horse sculpture, though the book does follow one horse original from armature to bronze. This is a book to show you how to bring your own creations to casting ready sculpture. But if you do want to sculpt a horse, you will come out with some great ideas to make yours even better. For artists who use other media, there is a great deal of wonderful information on all aspects of marketing and managing your art business. It is a business, and Gabe feels that is must be treated as such if an artist wants to make a profit and to make a living selling their work. It is all there, how to start and utilize a mailing list; there is a discussion on show vehicles and various art displays, (with information on building your own,) show clothing and manners, types of shows, galleries, your home office and computer. Look for letters to Dear Aunt Gabby and her often rather pointed advice. Aunt Gabby has heard it all, from artists and buyers to show promoters. Aunt Gabby is not an art critic,( she thinks there are enough of those), but she can be highly critical of artists and their behaviors. In short, this is a book by an artist for artists, though Gabe does hope that art collectors will find it irresistible, too. Please visit her personal web site, gabegabel.com to enjoy her work in full color, see her show schedule, and read her newsletters. She also welcomes comments through e-mail at [email protected]