FREE LECTURE IN THE ARTS: The renowned gallery owner, art consultant and career coach for artists, Paul Dorrell will discuss his book, Living the Artist's Life, and conduct an abbreviated version of his career workshop, with a book-signing facilitated by Books & Books, to follow. Dorrell opened his gallery in 1991, and has been advancing artists' careers on a national level ever since. With clients such as Warner Brothers, the Mayo Clinic and H&R Block, Dorrell knows how to land the big deals, yet also how to win the trust of artists. With wisdom, sage advice, and humor, he keeps you engaged through each chapter. Whether instructing on how to get your work into a gallery, win commissions, or handle self-doubt, Dorrell knows his ground. To learn more about Paul, please visit Livingtheartistslife.com and Leopold Gallery.
House Love: 243 Ways to Paint,
Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love (Artisan, $25.95) by bloggers Sherry and John Petersik is filled with hundreds of fun,
deceptively simple, budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up a home. With two home
renovations under their (tool) belts, 5 million blog hits per month, and an
ever-growing audience since the launch of Young House Love in 2007,
Sherry and John are home-improvement enthusiasts primed to pass on a slew of
projects, tricks, and techniques to do-it-yourselfers of all levels. Whether an
experienced decorator or a total novice, on a tight budget or with money to
spend, any homeowner or apartment dweller will find ideas for his or her own
home makeovers here. Learn to trick out a thrift-store mirror, spice up plain
old roller shades, "hack" your Ikea table to create three distinct
looks, and so much more. Adding a little wow factor to your home has never
been more fun.