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    The Artist's Quest of Inspiration
    By Peggy Hadden
    (Allworth Press)
    Updated to inspire a new generation of visual artists in their quest for creative growth, this book shows artists how they can experience a new awakening of creativity and add fresh meaning to their work by using simple techniques found in this inspirational guide. A working artist who has coped successfully... [READ MORE]
    Fine Art Publicity
    The Complete Guide for Galleries and Artists
    By Susan Abbott
    (Allworth Press)
    This savvy resource helps artists and art professionals generate the publicity that keeps their artwork and business in the public spotlight. Provided are practical tools for attracting the media's attention and building bridges between artists, their galleries, and collectors, and between museums and... [READ MORE]
    The Education of a Comics Artist
    Visual Narrative in Cartoons, Graphic Novels, and Beyond
    Edited by Michael Dooley, Edited by Steven Heller
    (Allworth Press)
    Featuring essays by, and interviews with, more than sixty professionals, educators, and critics, the book provides an in-depth view of the art, business, and history of comics art. Readers will learn about a wide variety of genres, from editorial cartoons, political comics, and comic strips to graphic... [READ MORE]
    Learning by Heart
    Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit
    By Corita Kent, By Jan Steward
    (Allworth Press)
    Tap into your natural ability to create! * Engaging, proven exercises for developing creativity* Priceless resource for teachers, artists, actors, everyone Artist and educator Corita Kent inspired generations of artists, and the truth of her words "We can all talk, we can all write, and if the blocks... [READ MORE]
    Color Management
    A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers
    By John T. Drew, By Sarah A. Meyer
    (Allworth Press)
    Whether they are working in print, interactive, environmental, or web-based design, designers will learn how to apply color theory to their work in order to communicate and entertain. Graphic design professors John Drew and Sarah Meyer explain all of the technical issues that are relevant to communicating... [READ MORE]
    The Art World Demystified
    How Artists Define and Achieve Their Goals
    By Brainard Carey
    (Allworth Press)
    The Art World Demystified unfolds the confusing and often treacherous terrain of the art world, revealing the inner workings of a system that has few rules but many opportunities. In this volume, artists will find their own questions reflected and addressed, including: •How does an artist penetrate the... [READ MORE]
    Drawing with Dynamic Perspective
    Art for Animation and Live-Action Film
    By Meryl Rosner
    (Allworth Press)
    Learn how to use perspective drawing to animate your artwork! In Drawing with Dynamic Perspective, rather than teaching readers what to measure or how to "clean up" a crisp line, the focus is on how to think—how to scribble on a paper napkin or doodle in a sketchbook and where to arrange it later at... [READ MORE]
    Essentials of Fine Art Finance
    A Guide to Extraordinary Figures for Dealers, Collectors, Advisors, and Artists
    By M. Franklin Boyd
    (Allworth Press)
    Money is not an end itself but is a means to an end, and none other than John Maynard Keynes felt that the goal of human life should be not the making of money but the creation and appreciation of artistic works of true beauty. Yet the transformation of money in a bank account into an artistic work of... [READ MORE]
    Selling Contemporary Art
    How to Navigate the Evolving Market
    By Edward Winkleman
    (Allworth Press)
    A sophisticated examination of today’s contemporary art market from an art dealer’s point of view, this new book focuses on recent changes in the quickly evolving market. With an emphasis on how the market responded to the global recession that began in 2008, gallery owner Edward Winkleman moves from... [READ MORE]
    Selling Art without Galleries
    Toward Making a Living from Your Art
    By Daniel Grant
    (Allworth Press)
    “Not simply a how-to book, Selling Art without Galleries is a hands-on guidebook to daily life in the complex and sometimes murky world of the art market.” —Sculpture Magazine The days in which artists must get their work into galleries in order to gain success and recognition are long over. With that... [READ MORE]
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