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Art Saves Lives

full text on the home page; chapter comments below from a previous edition


The Work of Art

Here are stories and lessons about the hows and whys of living by art, not as object, but as activity, as a way of life. Included are essays about principles of design, measure, and proportion, as well as social and economic aspects of working as an artist -- earning money, working for community, teaching, learning.... Also available as a free download from handprintpress (dot com), or online at, where reader responses include the following:

“Kiko! I love this about making art....your words speak to me. Thank you.” — Cathy Wilson

Don’t Be An Artist

The entire book is on the home page. Chapter comments below from a previous edition.

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