Master Your Craft: Strategies for Designing, Making, and Selling Artisan Work
By Tien Chiu
Do you want to create unique, brilliantly designed works of craft? Make the most of your studio time? Develop your artistic "voice," skills, and career? Then this book is for you.
Written by award-winning textile artist Tien Chiu, "Master Your Craft" provides sharp insight into the creative process, from the first spark of inspiration to careful contemplation of the finished piece. Perspectives from 22 master artisans fuse with industrial product design techniques and the author's own craft experience to offer a powerful framework for designing, making, and selling your work.
Packed with advice from master woodworkers, glass workers, ceramicists, textile artists, metalworkers, and more, "Master Your Craft" will enable you to create stunning pieces and – if you choose – develop your craft into a career.
- 176 pages; hardcover.
- Published in 2016 by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.