Written in a conversational tone that resonates with energy and wisdom, Living The Artists Life is a unique work. Drawing on a lifetime of experience, Paul Dorrell touches on virtually every aspect of what it is like to be an artistwhich is to embark on a journey without maps. He has made that journey, and has drawn many maps. Relying on passion, sage advice, and a host of enlightening anecdotes...
Paperback: 174 pages
Publisher: Hillstead Publishing; 2nd (2005) edition (April 12, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.1 x 0.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 2376395
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book
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The author starts out saying that the book is written for everyone - every kind of artist, teachers, students, art dealers, gallery owners, collectors (I don't remember exactly). But the truth is, the book would really be more interesting to painters...
eeps you engaged through each chapter. Whether instructing on how to photograph your work and get it into a gallery; or whether discussing subjects such as inspiration and self-doubt, Dorrell knows his ground. He also relates the rigors of his own gallerys shaky start, his failures, his successes, and his dealings with New York agents and publishers, Dorrell being a novelist as well as an art dealer. Regardless of your discipline, you will benefit from the real-life guidance of this work.