Designing an Artbook, Episode 8

Episode 8: Start Painting #2 of 5

How to Design an Art Book, Ep 8 – Start Painting #2 of 5

Beginning the 2nd of 5 new paintings to be included with the 48 paintings designated for the in-progress creation of an ArtStory book. This episode focuses on the start of the painting “Jukebox Lady”. Featuring the origins and a demonstration of applying the initial underpainting to the 10 x 8 inch oil painting on canvas.

This second of these 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, creating art images, computer applications including InDesign & Photoshop, layout for conversion to PDF, and a crowdfunding campaign to convert the self-published ArtStory project to printed form.

The ArtStory book will feature 48 full color images, 77 supporting images (of which include these 5), and 24 short story/vignettes within a 9.5 x 9.5, 100 plus page self-published book.

The Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign to fund the digital scanning and printing costs will afford the viewing audience the opportunity to have their name included within the text of the 24 short story/vignettes and in the Acknowledgement section of the ArtStory book as well as own the book itself.

A Disclaimer: While the book will be available to the U.S., Canada and several other countries when printed, there may be restrictions of where the book may be distributed to other locales around the world due to postage and shipping issues. This will be addressed in the Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign.

Musical guest for Episode 8 ‘Credits’ background music:

Bob Williams ‘Go Figure’© http://www.cynermusic.net

Musical guests for recent past Episodes:

Episode 7: Bob and Judy Williams w/guest, Venetia Butler on flute ‘Tideline’© http://www.cynergymusic.net

Episode 6: Vanessa Peters (BMI) ‘Just Down’© http://www.vanessapeters.com

Episode 5: Sébastien Brunet ‘Monster Loves You’© desimpossibiliser.blogspot.com

Designing an Artbook, Episode 7

Episode 7: Working on the Painting

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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.

Links: Website: http://www.clhaupt.com

Musical guests for Episode 7 Credits background music:

Bob and Judy Williams with Venetia Butler on Flute ‘Tideline’© http://www.cynergymusic.net

Musical guests for past Episodes:

Episode 6 Vanessa Peters (BMI) ‘Just Down’© http://www.vanessapeters.com

Episode 5 Sébastien Brunet ‘Monster Loves You’© desimpossibiliser.blogspot.com

Episode 4 Geoffrey Welchman ‘Bass Fiddlesticks’ © https://soundcloud.com/reigninglunatic

Designing an Artbook, Episode 6

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:

Vanessa Peters (BMI), “Just Down”©

songwriter/composer. http://www.vanessapeters.com

Musical guests past Episodes:

Episode 5 Sébastien Brunet, “Monster Loves You”© desimpossibiliser.blogspot.com

Episode 4 Geoffrey Welchman, “Bass Fiddlesticks”© https://soundcloud.com/reigninglunatic

Designing an Artbook, Episode 5

Episode features the Design work for Album Section page and Demonstration of transfer of Worksheet image to Canvas

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.

Guest musician for closing credits:

Sébastien Brunet Music desimpossibiliser.blogspot.com

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.

Designing an Artbook, Episode 4

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.

“24 Album Covers” Second Episode

Hello everyone,
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
Craig