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Art Student Survival Guide - 05 edition

Art Student Survival Guide (ISBN10: 1401843654; ISBN13: 9781401843656)
ISBN13: 978-1401843656
ISBN10: 1401843654

Summary: 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 th
rough 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.

Benefits:
  • advice on avoiding the common pitfalls helps readers get organized--and get the most out of their art school experience
  • a wonderfully motivating essay shows how to find the right balance amidst all the new demands of being an art student
  • a useful review of the elements of design and common drawing techniques provides a great and always-handy resource
  • a knowledgeable look at technology shows students how the digital world will shape their work as artists and prepares them for making the most of the software programs they will need to learn
...show more
Summary: 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.

Benefits:
  • advice on avoiding the common pitfalls helps readers get organized--and get the most out of their art school experience
  • a wonderfully motivating essay shows how to find the right balance amidst all the new demands of being an art student
  • a useful review of the elements of design and common drawing techniques provides a great and always-handy resource
  • a knowledgeable look at technology shows students how the digital world will shape their work as artists and prepares them for making the most of the software programs they will need to learn
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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