Eeek! Guess what I’m reading???
Yes! the awesome new book from my friend Tamara Laporte! This is her 2nd book and it’s called “Ever After: Create Fairy Tale-Inspired Mixed-Media Art Projects to Develop Your Personal Artistic Style” !!! It’s packed full of amazing projects with step by step instructions and glorious images…a joy to behold 🙂
And you can read it too, because I get to give away a copy of this gorgeous book!
Let me tell you a bit more about Tam’s new book in case you haven’t heard about it yet!
Let the wisdom and enchantment of timeless fables and fiction help you achieve your creative goals! From celebrated mixed-media artist and author of “Create Your Life Book” Tamara Laporte, Ever After is a rich collection of step-by-step mixed-media art lessons inspired by fairy tales, folk tales, and classic fiction.
Based on one of Tamara’s popular series of online classes, Ever After addresses the most
frequently asked question she receives from her students: “How do I develop my own creative
style?” In addition to the beautiful art lessons created especially for this book by Tamara and eight other noted mixed-media artists, each chapter offers creative exercises that invite readers to explore stories, their symbolism, and a specific aspect of style development as they work toward and ultimately achieve their artistic goals.
- The Story of You. Explore the experiences, feelings, and ideas that stir your passion, and how to adapt and change motifs and other visual elements to make them your own.
- Inspiration: How to Find It, How to Use It. Examine how to stay open to inspiration, incorporate it into your art practice, and integrate it into your artwork.
- Comfort Zones & Productivity. Learn strategies for working through your fear and
dedicating time to your artmaking.
- Dealing with Challenges & Deepening Your Voice. Find guidance for starting a
mindfulness practice to help you deal with harsh feedback, and for allowing yourself the joy of continually evolving your story, your message, and your style.
Ever After will teach you to tell your own unique stories through artmaking so that your wish—to become the artist you’ve always wanted to be—is sure to come true!
Guest Teachers – Includes lessons and tips from these renowned mixed-media artists: Kara Bullock, Lucy Chen, Danita Art, Andrea Gomoll, Annie Hamman, Mariëlle Stolp, Effy Wild and Micki Wilde.
Fairy Tales, Fables & Fiction – Featured stories include: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Bambi, Beauty & the Beast, Goldilocks & the Three Bears, Mulan, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, and The Little Mermaid.
The book is now out and can be ordered in the following places:
US: Amazon | Barns & Noble | Indie Bound
UK: Amazon |
CA: Amazon | Indigo
If you want a signed copy you can order it off Tam’s site directly here.
Now then, onto the give-away and blog hop! 🙂 I can give away 1 copy of Tam’s book to 1 lucky winner! And if you follow the blog hop (see below for links and dates) you can up your chances of winning by entering all the other give-away’s also! 🙂
How to enter the give-away:
1. Share this give-away on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
2. Leave a comment below letting us know why you would love to get a copy of Tam’s book!
I will announce the winner on 29th August.
Here is the list of the other people on Tam’s Book Launch Blog Hop – they too will be giving way a copy of Tam’s book so go check them out and enter their give-aways!
14th August 2019 -> Tamara Laporte
15th August 2019 -> Andrea Gomoll
16th August 2019 -> Carla Sonheim
17th August 2019 -> Danita Art
18th August 2019 -> Effy Wild
19th August 2019 -> Kara Bullock
20th August 2019 -> Lucy Chen
21st August 2019 -> Marielle Stolp
22nd August 2019 -> Mick Wilde
23rd August 2019 -> Toni Burt – you are here!
24th August 2019 -> Jane Davenport
25th August 2019 -> Marieke Blokland
26th August 2019 -> Cinnamon Cooney
27th August 2019 -> Pamela Vosseller
28th August 2019 -> Galia Alena
29th August 2019 -> Annie Hamman
Have a great time following the blog hop! 🙂