The Starving Artist's Way

The Starving Artist's Way

Easy Projects for Low-budget Living

Book - 2004
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Random House, Inc.
Follow these tenets of the Starving Artist’s lifestyle to create unique projects that prove that home décor, clothing, gifts, and accessories don’t have to be expensive to be spectacular. Whether you’re an artist or not—if you are brainstorming creative ways to make your pad look like a work of art, or if you are a crafty type looking for fun and original projects that don’t break the bank—The Starving Artist’s Way has something for you. With a wide variety of easy projects ranging from recipes to furniture, bath products to jewelry, this clever guide is your key to the best of funky chic and creativity on a budget, with more than 100 projects, most created exclusively for this book by New York City native and Starving Artist Nava Lubelski, including:

--At-Home-Absinthe, a version of the heady brew seen in Degas’s painting The Glass of Absinthe

--“Octopus Project” Fried Rice, inspired by Japanese installation artist Shimabuku

--Magnet Wall, evoking the Bauhaus aesthetic of Walter Gropius

--Pop Art Tomato Table, a stylish nod to the vibe of Andy Warhol

--Dada Photo Frame, in the quirky spirit of collagist Kurt Schwitters

--Magritte Silk-Screened T-Shirts, with images inspired by the Surrealist’s confounding paintings

With fun and informative sidebars about art movements and the artists (some famous, some just starting out) who make them happen, The Starving Artist’s Way is an insider’s scoop on art history and a do-it-yourself workbook all in one.

Baker & Taylor
An entertaining and creative guide to style and chic on a budget presents more than fifty projects--ranging from recipes and home decor to cosmetics and clothing--that explain how to transform items from online auctions, flea markets, and thrift markets into special items for the home. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781400051915
Characteristics: xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 20 cm

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