Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Beginning Artists Series

Beginning Artists Series

Well-known and beloved artists share their years of expertise and love for art in this excellent series of step-by-step, how-to programs that will guide and motivate all viewers aspiring to become artists. Series: 6 or 7 programs (20 to 60 minutes).

List of Titles


Becoming a Watercolor Artist

Becoming a Watercolor Artist

"Highly Recommended. This is an excellent program for beginning art students and other aspiring artists, which introduces the basic elements of art, including composition, value, and color, as well as offering easy-to-follow overhead and close-up instruction." -Booklist
Talk about perspective; that's one Click for more


A Book by Its Cover (Leather Bookbinding)

A Book by Its Cover (Leather Bookbinding)

CINE Golden Eagle Award
Leather binding and the embellishment of books was once a dying skill, but recently has enjoyed a renewed popularity. People today decorate books they treasure; also custom leather bookbinding can be a lucrative hobby. The resulting works of art display Click for more


Cartooning and Caricature 1: Drawing Heads

Cartooning and Caricature 1: Drawing Heads

"Highly Recommended. The key to learning any skill is to start with the basics, which is what makes these two how-to programs easy to recommend. Walt Owen is an accomplished artist with a background in education and an overall pleasant manner; plus he's devised methods of teaching the basics of drawing that makes Click for more


Cartooning and Caricature 2: Drawing Figures

Cartooning and Caricature 2: Drawing Figures

"Highly Recommended. The key to learning any skill is to start with the basics, which is what makes these two how-to programs easy to recommend. Walt Owen is an accomplished artist with a background in education and an overall pleasant manner; plus he's devised methods of teaching the basics of drawing that makes Click for more


Cartooning and Caricature 1 & 2

Cartooning and Caricature 1 & 2

A combined version of Cartooning and Caricature 1: Drawing Heads and Cartooning and Caricature 2: Drawing Figures, featuring artist Walt Owen, is available.
"Highly Recommended. The key to learning any skill is to start with the basics, which is what makes these two how-to programs easy to recommend. Click for more


Painting From the Source

Painting From the Source

"Recommended. Aviva Gold, artist, author, and therapist, demonstrates how to explore and expand one's creativity through painting by learning to let go of inhibitions, relinquish control and judgment, and embrace the childlike sense of wonder and play. She presents tips and inspiration on incorporating delight, Click for more


Papermaking: Paper Pulp as an Art Form

Papermaking: Paper Pulp as an Art Form

"Recommended. This enjoyable how-to shows excellent homemade ways to make and use paper." -Library Journal
Three artists work in different ways with paper pulp. Steve Watson makes handmade paper from a cotton rag; Helen Rinker embeds household objects into her pulp; Jan Greenberg uses a blender. Produced Click for more


Screen Printing: Color Application Process

Screen Printing: Color Application Process

The intricate art of silk-screening offers an unlimited array of creative expressions and this video outlines an easy-to-follow approach for designing and applying color to either cloth or fabric. Produced by Iowa State University. 99/07DE JSCA 20 min. Click for more





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