Studio Craft as Career : A Guide to Achieving Excellence in Art-making, Paperback / softback Book

Studio Craft as Career : A Guide to Achieving Excellence in Art-making Paperback / softback


This unusual two-section resource directs creative people toward their personal best.

Internationally renowned artist Paul Stankard provides a practical, personal guide outlining his philosophy based on self-directed learning.

First, by referencing his own career path, he offers readers what he yearned for during his 45-year journey toward international acclaim: a practical, intimate guide showing how successful artists achieve excellence in their work.

Next, he introduces a cross section of dozens of masters who are respected by experts on the American craft landscape.

Stankard walks you through a selection of 150+ top works from these artists, each of whom also offers candid advice.

With this guide, learn to compete with the best from the past and the present as you pursue a personal journey in the studio, or consider a career in the arts.

This book promotes self-directed learning, and is destined to be a classic.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages, 242 colour photos
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Financial aspects
  • ISBN: 9780764352522



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