The Starving Artist's Way
Easy Projects for Low-budget LivingBook - 2004
Follow these tenets of the Starving Artist's lifestyle to create unique projects that prove that home decor, clothing, gifts, and accessories don't have to be expensive to be spectacular. Whether you're an artist or not--if you are brainstorming creative ways to make your pad look like a work of art, or if you are a crafty type looking for fun and original projects that don't break the bank--"The Starving Artist's Way has something for you. With a wide variety of easy projects ranging from recipes to furniture, bath products to jewelry, this clever guide is your key to the best of funky chic and creativity on a budget, with more than 100 projects, most created exclusively for this book by New York City native and Starving Artist Nava Lubelski, including: --At-Home-Absinthe, a version of the heady brew seen in Degas's painting The Glass of Absinthe --"Octopus Project" Fried Rice, inspired by Japanese installation artist Shimabuku --Magnet Wall, evoking the Bauhaus aesthetic of Walter Gropius --Pop Art Tomato Table, a stylish nod to the vibe of Andy Warhol --Dada Photo Frame, in the quirky spirit of collagist Kurt Schwitters --Magritte Silk-Screened T-Shirts, with images inspired by the Surrealist's confounding paintings With fun and informative sidebars about art movements and the artists (some famous, some just starting out) who make them happen, "The Starving Artist's Way is an insider's scoop on art history and a do-it-yourself workbook all in one.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 640 L961s 2004
Characteristics: xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 21 cm