UNIT 1How to Use This Book and Make Art with Others

THIS BOOK IS FOR ANYONE interested in making art with others—or alone. Each Lab is a separate lesson; some are traditionally based; others are not. The units are grouped by medium, and there is some crossover in materials from one Unit to another. The Labs are set up loosely to build skills upon the previous ones; however, you may begin anywhere. Each Lab is a stand-alone project.

In this Unit, I outline what you will need to set up a studio. The list is comprehensive, but you do not need much to get started. I also provide basic steps for using the materials that appear in many of the Labs.

Some Important Ideas about Making Art with Others

• Each person’s work should be wholly his or her ...

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