Sharla Hicks, Owner of Soft Expressions Review:
Art at the Speed of Life is a candid look at how Pam
went from an artist looking to figure out where she wanted
to go in her art to becoming a full time working artist making
a living diung what she loves. It is really apparent that
she wants to opening share with you her journey and techniques.
(See a page of her musings below.)
Learn how to take even 10 minutes a day and become motivated
and inspired to create art everyday be it good, bad, ugly,
or the best thing you have ever done...
Pam understands the every day complications of life and shares
how she handles those bumps and blimps. She outlines a 7 day
art journal journey and to help you along the way offers step-by-step
instructions. The book includes chapters by guest artists
to share their thoughts and techniques in areas if their expertise.
Pam's techniques are simple but full of wow that will help
anyone get started doing Art at the Speed of Life.
Art At the Speed of Life
Offering terrific mixed-media art projects, as well
as great tips for getting organized and inspired, Art at the Speed
of Life is a treasure chest of ideas for the artist whose fiery
enthusiasm for creating art goes up in smoke after that frantic
pace of a long day. Author and mixed-media artist Pam Carriker will
prove to you that art and life can co-exist productively and happily,
while making daily creative outlets a reality and not just wishful
Each chapter in Art at the Speed of Life includes
both essays and project ideas from a variety of contributors,
including Suzi Blu, Lisa Bebi, Christy Hydeck, Paulette Insall,
Cate Calacous Prato. It all begins with prepatory advice
on how to manage your supplies and physically make space for you
to work. This is followed by more than 15 projects that are inspiring,
yet easy to complete on even the tightest of schedules and includes
fun techniques such as assemblages, image transfers, and collages
that are sure to keep you motivated. Plus, a bonus seven-day project
journal helps you track your work as you go. Offering a unique combination
of realistic time-management tips, inspiring essays, and easy-to-fit-in
projects, Art at the Speed of Life will help you realize your dream
of making art every day easily and happily.
About the Author Pam Carriker
Pam Carriker has created art with a variety of media over more
than 20 years. She has served on several design teams, and has been
featured in magazines including Cloth Paper Scissors, Somerset Studios,
The Stamper's Sampler, Art Journaling, and Somerset Apprentice.
She currently teaches a successful online workshop series through
Creative Workshops and Crescendoh Creative Lab.
Art At the Speed of Life
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