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The Starving Artist’s Way: Making Your World a Work of Art

Make it yourself...Make it cool... Make it cheap…
…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 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, from bath products to jewelry, this clever guide is your key to the best of funky chic and creativity on a budget. Includes 100 projects, most created exclusively for this book by New York City native and Starving Artist Nava Lubelski, such as:

* At-Home-Absinthe, a version of the heady brew seen in Dega's painting "The Glass of Absinthe"
* "Octopus Project" Fried Rice inspired by Japanese installation artist Shimabuku
* Magnet Wall that evokes 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 fun images inspired by his confounding paintings

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

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