🏆 2023 BIBA® Non-Fiction: Crafting Winner!
Treasure Found is a practical guide that supports you in regularly creating art and improving your practice. Want to try something new? Need some ideas for where to look for inspiration? Keen to learn about how to manage your time and side-step imposter syndrome? The advice and activities discussed in this book can help you create consistently, improve your skills, and make new work to build up your portfolio.
This book maps out a course for planning and developing your own unique artistic process, guiding you through the rough seas of information overload that can easily overwhelm a newbie artist or the muddy waters where a seasoned artist might flounder, with a process that could use a refresh. Designed to be revisited often for a jolt of new inspiration or to refine a step in your established process, Treasure Found has over 90 images that illustrate the various activities described or act as decorative inspiration to fuel your creative journey.
Cinthia James is a passionate creative who illustrates work under the name A Tale of Art. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California. Cinthia currently resides in Berlin, Germany and has lived in the USA and Switzerland. She has developed her skills in illustration and pattern design by establishing an art process with activities to practice and create new work which is highlighted in her book Treasure Found. Her illustration aesthetic is distinguished by a playful sophistication with the use of vibrant colors and a touch of naivety infusing her subject matter with an eclectic beauty. Cinthia’s work has been profiled in Uppercase’s Surface Pattern Design Guide. She is a fashion fan and loves music, especially K-pop, with her number one group being ATEEZ.