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  • About Design
    Insights and Provocations for Graphic Design Enthusiasts

    (Allworth Press)
    A treatise on the development and practice of the graphic design discipline. About Design offers an enlightening and opinionated, albeit concise, excursion concerning many facets of the field of design. It emphasizes the discipline of graphic design, while incorporating a taste of the author’s makeup.... [READ MORE]
  • An authoritative training manual for film actors and teachers “In today's entertainment industry of buff bodies and beautiful faces, it's easy to think that a couple of sit-ups and high cheek bones can create a movie legend,” writes film veteran Cathy Haase. However, she adds, what the actor really must... [READ MORE]
  • The Actor's Guide to Self-Marketing
    How to Brand and Promote Your Unique Image

    (Allworth Press)
    Stand Out from the Competition! How do actors sell their personality? What does it take to make a lasting impression? How can actors use their image to achieve their dreams? The Actor's Guide to Self-Marketing answers all these questions and more. With a background in acting and publicity, author Carla... [READ MORE]
  • Art as Social Action
    An Introduction to the Principles and Practices of Teaching Social Practice Art

    (Allworth Press)
    "Art as Social Action . . . is an essential guide to deepening social art practices and teaching them to students." —Laura Raicovich, president and executive director, Queens Museum Art as Social Action is both a general introduction to and an illustrated, practical textbook for the field of social practice,... [READ MORE]
  • Safe use of art or craft materials requires awareness and training. A host of toxic industrial chemicals and environmental pollutants, including lead, cadmium, mercury, asbestos, cancer-causing dyes and pigments, and brain-damaging hydrocarbon solvents, are often found in these materials. The Artist’s... [READ MORE]
  • The Artist's Guide to Public Art
    How to Find and Win Commissions (Second Edition)

    (Allworth Press)
    A comprehensive guide to the complex world of public art. Learn how to find, apply for, compete for, and win a public art commission. First-hand interviews with experienced public artists and arts administrators provide in-the-trenches advice and insight, while a chapter on public art law, written by... [READ MORE]
  • Citizen Designer
    Perspectives on Design Responsibility (Second Edition)

    (Allworth Press)
    Balancing Social, Professional, and Artistic Views What does it mean to be a designer in today's corporate-driven, overbranded global consumer culture? Citizen Designer, Second Edition, attempts to answer this question with more than seventy debate-stirring essays and interviews espousing viewpoints... [READ MORE]
  • “A workhorse of a book! Beautifully conceived and executed. Clues to Acting Shakespeare is a no-brainer purchase for acting collections in all libraries.” —Library Journal Clues to Acting Shakespeare has become a popular guide for actors, directors, teachers and Shakespeare enthusiasts, selling over... [READ MORE]
  • The Creative Path
    A View from the Studio on the Making of Art

    (Allworth Press)
    Demystifying the creative process. The Creative Path is an inquiry into the creative process from philosophical, psychological, spiritual, and practical points of view. In this welcoming work on the creative process, Carolyn Schlam encourages the reader to embark upon his or her own journey of discovery,... [READ MORE]
  • Drawing with Dynamic Perspective
    Art for Animation and Live-Action Film

    (Allworth Press)
    Learn how to use perspective drawing to animate your artwork! In Drawing with Dynamic Perspective, rather than teaching readers what to measure or how to "clean up" a crisp line, the focus is on how to think—how to scribble on a paper napkin or doodle in a sketchbook and where to arrange it later at... [READ MORE]
  • Essentials of Fine Art Finance
    A Guide to Extraordinary Figures for Dealers, Collectors, Advisors, and Artists

    (Allworth Press)
    Money is not an end itself but is a means to an end, and none other than John Maynard Keynes felt that the goal of human life should be not the making of money but the creation and appreciation of artistic works of true beauty. Yet the transformation of money in a bank account into an artistic work of... [READ MORE]
  • The Essentials of Theater
    A Guide to Acting, Stagecraft, Technical Theater, and More

    (Allworth Press)
    An introduction to the world of theater. A friendly and practical guide to the stage, The Essentials of Theater will prepare actors and crew for their next show. Perfect for college students in theater programs, as well as community theater troupes, this book covers all the bases—from a brief history... [READ MORE]
  • Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius
    A Guide for Artists, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, and Kindred Spirits

    (Allworth Press)
    How to Get Others to Support Your Vision If you have a dream that needs backing, be it an art project, an invention, or even a business, this is the book for you. Brainard Carey offers advice with solid examples of how building relationships with sponsors, investors, grant-makers, and patrons is something... [READ MORE]
  • Help Yourself
    A Practical Guide to Finding the Information and Assistance You Need

    (Allworth Press)
    How to find help for any situation. Although we live in the age of information and everyone is bombarded with potential sources of help, sifting through those possibilities can be a chore. This is where Help Yourself comes in! With this useful reference, author Jan Yager provides an overview of the various... [READ MORE]
  • Hollywood Dealmaking
    Negotiating Talent Agreements for Film, TV, and New Media (Third Edition)

    (Allworth Press)
    "I wish I could have had this book when I was starting out in the business. An invaluable reference work." —Alan Poul, Executive Producer, Six Feet Under The legal resources of studios and networks are legendary, often intimidating independent producers, writers, actors, directors, agents, and others... [READ MORE]
  • "A comprehensive reference for any gallery owner." —Leigh Conner, director, Conner Contemporary Art Aspiring and new art gallery owners can find everything they need to plan and operate a successful art gallery with How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery. This new edition has been updated to mark... [READ MORE]
  • The Interior Design Reader
    (Allworth Press)
    The Interior Design Reader is an essential source for the interior designer or design student, incorporating excerpts of key works on design theory from the ancient world to the twenty-first century. By documenting the ideas and philosophies that provided the foundations of design styles and movements... [READ MORE]
  • The Law (in Plain English) for Collectors
    A Guide for Lovers of Art and Antiques

    (Allworth Press)
    “Savvy art collectors who want to protect themselves and their investments would be wise to read The Law (in Plain English)® for Collectors. The book provides valuable guidance that collectors of all levels can rely on.” —Dale Chihuly In The Law (in Plain English)® for Collectors, Leonard DuBoff and... [READ MORE]
  • The Patent Guide
    How You Can Protect and Profit from Patents

    (Allworth Press)
    Coming up with a million-dollar idea is only the first step in what might seem like a long and difficult process. In The Patent Guide, Second Edition, experienced patent attorneys Carl W. Battle and Andrea D. Small deliver basic and comprehensive advice that is easy to understand and will allow you to... [READ MORE]
  • The Profitable Artist
    A Handbook for All Artists in the Performing, Literary, and Visual Arts (Second Edition)

    (Allworth Press)
    The Indispensable Roadmap Artists Need to Navigate Their Careers While all art is unique, the challenges artists face are shared regardless of background, experience, or artistic medium. With decades of experience in training and helping artists, the expert staff of the New York Foundation for the Arts... [READ MORE]
  • Sell Online Like a Creative Genius
    A Guide for Artists, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, and Kindred Spirits

    (Allworth Press)
    How to sell art or anything else online without leaving your home. Whether you’re selling original artwork, jewelry, or a unique product, this is the book for you. Brainard Carey offers advice with solid examples of how building an online business is something every creative person can pursue. Carey... [READ MORE]
  • There's Money Where Your Mouth Is (Fourth Edition)
    A Complete Insider's Guide to Earning Income and Building a Career in Voice-Overs

    (Allworth Press)
    “The bible of our industry” —Harlan Hogan How to sell your voice and make a living from it. Voices are increasingly in demand for commercials, video games, audio books, cartoon characters, announcements, and other spots. This outstanding handbook explains how to launch a career and work in the field... [READ MORE]
  • The Trademark Guide
    How You Can Protect and Profit from Trademarks (Third Edition)

    (Allworth Press)
    A User-Friendly Handbook on Understanding Trademarks Intellectual-property lawyer Lee Wilson, who has been studying and writing about trademark law for more than thirty years, knows that trademarks are a crucial part of the American economy. In plain language with scores of real-life examples, this new... [READ MORE]
  • Your Architecture Career
    How to Build a Successful Professional Life

    (Allworth Press)
    Master the business side of architecture with advice from an expert architect. In Your Architecture Career, Gary Unger provides tips and guidance to students, interns, architects, and firm owners to help them understand and master the business side of architecture and interior design. Students in school... [READ MORE]

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