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The Mixed-Media Artist: Art Tips, Tricks, Secrets and Dreams from Over 40 Amazing Artists

  • Publisher: North Light Books ()
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1440329338
  • ISBN-13: 9781440329333
  • Format: PDF, Epub, Mobi
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Book Description

Mixed media or mystery?

There’s a secret to understanding the mystery behind the hidden message in a work of mixed-media art. As Seth Apter knows, if you can get to know the artist, you will get to know the art. The Mixed Media Artist unlocks this mystery and provides an intimate look into the hearts, souls and creative processes of over 40 inspiring artists. Surprising self-portraits, innermost self-reflections and practical art-making tutorials are just some of the keys you’ll find here to unlocking the door to a greater understanding of how and why art is made.

  • Helpful how-tos: Throughout each section, artists share favorite tools, secret ingredients and step-by-step processes that go beyond the who to provide the how.
  • 44 artists share creative perspectives and intimate thoughts: Provocative questions are answered not only in words, but multiple times as art, spotlighting the forces that make the art and the artists what and who they are.
  • Compelling poll data: Answers collected from thousands of individuals reveal statistical insights on the creative community at large.
  • Additional online content: Links to downloads, tutorials, videos and more are sprinkled throughout the book.
Immerse yourself in the creative words and works of The Mixed Media Artist and get to know the artist behind your own art!


Meet the author

Seth Apter is the author of The Pulse of Mixed Media. His artwork has been showcased in numerous exhibitions and can be found in multiple books, national magazines and independent zines. The voice behind The Altered Page, an online visual journal, he has been the host and organizer of a number of international collaborative art projects. Seth also has a PhD in psychology and splits his time between creating art in his studio and seeing clients in his private-practice office—life experiences that join together to form the foundation of his daily life. Seth lives in New York City and finds inspiration every time he walks out of his door into the streets of the city. Visit Seth online at www.thealteredpage.blogspot.com.

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5 starsEnjoyable” by peggy l. stork

Very good ideas. Easy and enjoyable to read. I would recommend to anyone interested in mixed media or finding out more information about the subject..

5.0 out of 5 starsJust Amazing” by Becky S. Loyall “Whymsicalmusings”

This book is so informative and inspiring. It is well written with great insight in to the chosen artists love for art.

2.0 out of 5 starsContent was not what I expected with purchase. A good book if your looking to gain inspiration from other artists.” by Sandlewood

This was not what I expected when I purchased the book. It’s content contains inspirational information about each artist and their artwork. I was looking for an instructional informational book with new mixed media art techniques.
It’s a good book if your looking for inspiration from other well known artists.

5.0 out of 5 starsArt Yummalisciousness” by S. Fishburn

The Mixed-Media Artist by Seth Apter, a true Jack of All Mixed-Media Trades, a real Renaissance kinda guy, is a fantastic addition to your mixed-media book collection. It wasn’t enough for this artist/author to have a successful career as a psychologist; he had to up the ante by teaching wildly popular, SRO classes, making videos, and lastly but not leastly, going for the title of premiere gatherer and collater of art collaborators. And wow, did he ever up the ante for his second book as well! I’m blown away, from the glossy cover and streamlined design, to the congregation of talented contributing artists. Fascinating from start to finish — highly recommended.

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