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The 10-Minute A R T I S T
For busy women with busy lives
Artist resource

• Accomplish more ART in less time
• Utilize time that usually goes to waste
• See how 10 min/day x 5 days/wk = 1 wk of full-time ART MAKING each year

The 10-Minute A R T I S T
- Is a practical guide to making time for making ART for those who are not full-time artists, i.e., those who teach, work in advertising or marketing, manage museums or galleries, or have careers in various other professions.
- Will show you that ART experiences are cumulative… that you can make entire ARTworks by working just 10 minutes at a time.
- Although written from the viewpoint of an artist who makes drawings, this book is applicable to any ART pursuit.
- If you simply haven’t found the time to make ART, this book is for you!


Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1 The Challenge

Chapter 2 Our Typical Weekday Schedules

Chapter 3 Consider This

Chapter 4 Solutions to the Challenge

Chapter 5 Be Prepared

Chapter 6 Let's Get to Work

Chapter 7 Ideal Solutions


About the Author

Carol Taylor is a visual artist and writer who earned a B.F.A. Cum Laude in Drawing/ Painting from the University of Michigan School of Art, and an M.A. in Communication Studies (Drawing/ Painting/ Film and Mass Media) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A 10-Minute Artist, her artwork can be viewed on her web site at:
http://www.caroltaylorblackandwhite.com
as well as on her art blog at: http://caroltaylor.wordpress.com/


© 2010 Carol L. Taylor




Drawing with Charcoal
Lesson 2
You Can Master It

Refining Your Charcoal Drawings
Copyright 2012 Carol Taylor

by Carol Taylor
www.caroltaylorblackandwhite.com

Continue your growth and development by refining your charcoal drawings in Drawing with Charcoal - Lesson 2.

In Drawing with Charcoal - Lesson 2, you will learn more drawing with value, techniques, and how to make better developed charcoal drawings.

Master the Charcoal Drawing Media with Drawing with Charcoal.

Included in this purchase is my offer of email feedback (2 Drawing Critiques); feel free to email me photos of your art work and receive my feedback and help (this offer extends for two (2) drawing critiques after the purchase of this e-book).

I will send you the .pdf file (ebook) within 24 hours of receiving your payment.

I appreciate your interest in my Drawing Lessons... Enjoy!
Carol Taylor




PAINTING with Caran d'Ache Aquarelle WATERCOLOR CRAYONS

Copyright 2012 Carol Taylor

by Carol Taylor
www.caroltaylorblackandwhite.com


Learn to draw and paint with Caran d’Ache Neocolor II Aquarelle, the vibrant color, water-soluble media in watercolor crayon form. Appropriate for professional use as well as for children’s artwork.

Learn the various methods of drawing and painting with this non-toxic watercolor paint.

You will enjoy experimenting with Caran d’Ache!

I will send you the .pdf file within 1 day of receiving your payment.

I appreciate your interest in my Drawing and Painting Lessons... Enjoy!
Carol Taylor

You can view and/or purchase my drawings and paintings at my Etsy Shoppe at:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/CarolTaylorFineArt




Commissioning an Illustrator for Your Children's Book
A practical guide for finding, hiring and working with an illustrator, and obtaining illustrations for your children's book.

About the Author

Carol Taylor is a visual artist and writer who earned a B.F.A. Cum Laude in Drawing/ Painting from the University of Michigan School of Art, and an M.A. in Communication Studies (Drawing/ Painting/ Film and Mass Media) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her artwork can be viewed on her web site at:
http://www.caroltaylorblackandwhite.com
as well as on her art blog at: http://caroltaylor.wordpress.com/
and can be purchased at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/CarolTaylorFineArt

© 2012 Carol L. Taylor




CUSTOM CHARCOAL PENCIL PORTRAITS of your family. A wonderfully thoughtful gift for grandparents, weddings, graduations, birthdays, pre-school through high school graduation, children's recitals, sports events, Christmas and holiday cards & gifts, and much more.

CUSTOM CHARCOAL PENCIL PORTRAITS are original works of art signed by the artist created from your existing photograph (black & white or color, recent or ancestral; 8x10 preferred but can use 4x6). Individual photos can be combined into one pencil portrait for an additional charge.

The PENCIL PORTRAIT image size is approximately 9x11" and drawn in charcoal pencil on 11x14" acid-free 2-ply White Bristol Paper. In order to preserve the freshly drawn quality of the pencil portrait, the finished portrait is not sprayed with a fixative. The PENCIL PORTRAIT is signed by the artist, shipped flat and ready for framing.

The PENCIL PORTRAITS that I create from your photographs are an excellent likeness of the individual, and reflect the spirit within.
You won't be disappointed.

Just $325

Convo me for details and to get started.

PENCIL PORTRAIT FEATURED:
"Aunt Gladys in Detroit, 1927"
Charcoal Pencil Portrait



The PERFECT ANY DAY GIFT
Pencil Portrait Commission
GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE

About PENCIL PORTRAIT Commissions

Having a PENCIL PORTRAIT of an ancestor or child, or even of yourself, is very special…
… an addition to your home to enjoy now, and a treasured family heirloom for generations to come.

PENCIL PORTRAITS are original works of art signed by the artist created from your existing photograph (black & white or color, recent or ancestral; 8×10 preferred but can use 4×6). Individual photos can be combined into one pencil portrait for an additional charge.

PENCIL PORTRAITS are suitable for birthdays, grandparent’s gifts, pre-school through high school/college graduation, Mother’s Day & Father’s Day, children’s recitals, sports events, Christmas/holiday cards & gifts, and much more.

This PENCIL PORTRAIT is a bust (head and shoulders only) and drawn in graphite pencil on 11×14″ acid-free 2-ply White Bristol Paper. In order to preserve the freshly drawn quality of the pencil portrait, the finished portrait is not sprayed with a fixative. The PENCIL PORTRAIT is shipped flat and ready for framing.

The PENCIL PORTRAITS that I create from your photographs are an excellent likeness of the individual, and reflect the spirit within. You won’t be disappointed.

To commission a charcoal pencil portrait to be drawn from your vintage or recent black and white or color photograph, please convo me.

Just $325





"Sea Sponge"
Original Graphite Pencil Drawing

"Sea Sponge" is created on 9 15/16 x 7 5/8" acid-free Buff 100% cotton rag paper. In order to preserve the freshly drawn quality of the drawing, it is not sprayed with a fixative. The drawing is signed by the artist, shipped flat in a protective plastic sleeve and a board-backed envelope, and ready for framing. Suitable for a 14 x 11 mat and frame. Original - $425

Special Note: on August 24, 2010, "Sea Sponge" was selected as part of "Treasury - Starts with S" curated by Ironside on Etsy. To view the Treasury collection, visit: http://www.etsy.com/treasury/4c7413127df46d91f08964ba/starts-with-s?index=1

Also, on December 31, 2011 "Sea Sponge" was selected as part of "Love Your Style" curated by Yvonne Stewart. To view the Treasury collection, visit: http://www.etsy.com/treasury/MTMwNzczMDh8MTY2Nzk4ODUwMg/love-your-style?index=0




"Clam"
(Northern Quahog Clam)
Original Graphite Pencil Drawing

"Clam" is created on 9 5/8 x 7 5/8" acid-free 2-ply white Bristol paper. In order to preserve the freshly drawn quality of the drawing, it is not sprayed with a fixative. The drawing is signed by the artist, shipped flat in a protective plastic sleeve and a board-backed envelope, and ready for framing.
Suitable for a 14 x 11" mat and frame.

Original - $425




"Seagrapes" went through many transformations before it emerged as a dense representation of the sea grapes bushes and trees that I enjoy along the sand dunes at my favorite beach on the Atlantic Coast. The transformations as the graphite pencil drawing developed can be viewed on my Facebook Page at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Carol-Taylor/144916158898885
This Original Drawing is signed by the artist, shipped flat in a protective plastic sleeve and a board-backed envelope, and ready for framing. The Original Drawing is 14 x 11" - $425.00




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