How to Design an Art Book, Ep 7 – Working on the Painting
Working on the 1st of 5 new paintings to be included with the in-progress creation of an ArtStory book. This episode focuses on the continued painting of the image “What to Play Next”. A demonstration of applying the second and successive coats of paint to the 10 x 8 inch oil painting on canvas.
This first of five new paintings are for use in the Album and Intermission design section pages.
Overall view of the “24 Album Cover” book Episode series project is Highlighting the artistic design, writing stories, art images, painting demonstrations, computer applications, layout for conversion to PDF, and a crowdfunding campaign to convert the self-published book project to printed form.
The “24 Album Cover” ArtStory book will feature 48 full color images, 77 supporting images (of which includes these featured 5 new oil paintings), and 24 short story/vignettes within a 9.5 x 9.5, 100 plus page self-published book.
The Creation of an Art/Story book from conception to a self published artbook. This episode focuses on the beginning of one of five paintings for use in the Album and Intermission designs. Included is a review of the sketch, worksheet and transfer to canvas. Demonstration of applying underpainting with oil paints. Overall view of the “24 Album Cover” book Episode series project is Highlighting the artistic design, writing stories, art images, computer applications, layout for conversion to PDF, and a crowdfunding campaign to convert the self-published book project to printed form. YouTube video: Published: 11-16-20 Links: Website: http://www.clhaupt.com All musical guests for ‘end-of-episode Credits’ have given permission to use their contributed music for this “24 Album Cover” ArtStory project.
Musical guest for Episode 6 Credits background music:
Now playing on YouTube, Episode 5 of my series of ‘Designing an Artbook’. A 10 minute Episode introducing the ‘Body’ of my second ArtStory book. The Episode highlights the Design work for the ‘Album Section’ page and the five 8 x 10 oil paintings that will be inserted into the ‘Album and Intermission’ section designs.
The Episode will conclude with a demonstration of transferring of one of the worksheets from the five projected paintings to canvas.
Please view, subscribe to help make this a successful YouTube video art project and subsequently the successful self-publishing of the “24 Album Covers” art book. This art/story book will be a 9.5 x 9.5, 100 page book with 48 full color images and 24 short stories.
Now playing on YouTube, Episode 4 of my series of ‘Designing an Artbook’. A 10 minute Episode highlighting the ‘Contents & Preface’ parts of my second ArtStory book . Please view, subscribe to help make this a successful YouTube video art project and subsequently the successful self-publishing of the “24 Album Covers” art book. This art/story book will be a 9.5 x 9.5, 100 page book with 48 full color images and 24 short stories.
As I work on filming a trailer for my YouTube channel, some examples of art to give credibility are recommended and I as I combed through examples I might be able to use I came across a trove of my early photography days. This is a shot I might consider as one of several art image examples for the YouTube video trailer.
ok folks, the 3rd episode of Creating an ArtStory book is now available on YouTube. This episode looks at the design work for the half title and title page of my ‘to be’ self-published “24 Album Covers” book plus an example of one of the 48 full color images within the pages.
The Creation of an Art/Story book from conception to a self published book. Highlighting the artistic design, writing stories, computer applications, art images, layout for conversion to PDF, and a crowdfunding campaign to convert the book project to printed form. This episode focuses on the Frontmatter part of the Art book with the design work of the 1/2 title and full title page.
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I, along with several other wonderful artists, will have artwork displayed at the Katsea Gallery, Towson, MD ‘Opening of End of Year Exhibition’. This is one of several of my paintings that I have displayed. Opens Saturday October 17 at 10 a.m. and “The all day event will allow more folks to attend first day and enable the gallery to continue to follow safety protocols set out by the state”.
This painting is also one of 48 paintings that will be included in my ‘in progress’ second ArtStory book. The ‘creation of a self-published ArtStory’ book is featured on ‘YouTube Craig L Haupt’ currently. Episodes One and Two have been uploaded to my YouTube Channel.
“That one, Please!”, 11 x 14 inches, oil on canvas
Sold! One of my artworks currently on display at Highlandtown Gallery. This is also one of 48 images that will be included in the ArtStory book I am in the process of creating and filming the progress as a YouTube series.
To visit and view the continuing series of video’s tracking the creation of an ArtStory book from its conception, designing, writing, self-publishing, to printed book form. Please use the Link below to watch these episodes.
I have uploaded ‘Episode Two’ to YouTube concerning the second ArtStory book I am in the process of creating and will also be offered through Kickstarter in 2021.
This series of video’s will show viewers how the book “24 Album Covers” was conceived and all the-in-progress steps involved from conception to layout, designs, writing, parts of a book, in progress paintings, the video filming and editing, the learning process of InDesign and Photoshop, the digital scanning, transfer to a PDF file, the printing of the book, and of course the building of the Kickstarter Crowdfunding campaign.
I hope to also film interviews with various persons directly involved with the workings on different facets of the book.
I will use these updates to keep you informed of the “24 Album Covers” ArtStory book episodes as they are filmed and posted to YouTube as well as the future Kickstarter campaign dates.
I hope that you take the 10 minutes of the video run-time to view and if you haven’t please subscribe to the my YouTube channel.
Thank you and be safe in these still stressful times