Sure, Lulu has a lot of great literature. Fiction, Poetry, Science Fiction, the list goes on and on. But did you know that we also have a plethora of independent artists? Lulu is attractive to indy artists for the same reason it’s attractive to indy authors: control, audience, quality and opportunity.

I encourage you to check out my top Indy Art book picks of the week.

POSTMARK L.A.

POSTMARK L.A.

by Teresa McFayden et al

Embark on an artful adventure between a group of friends! Join Rebecca Sower, Pam Garrison, Teresa McFayden, Charlotte Lyons, Carolyn Peeler and Amy Hanna as they attend a fabulous vintage art party, and tour Los Angeles with an artful eye. This book is filled with their Los Angeles inspiration! In Postmark, L.A., the friends continue on to provide several projects, some with templates just for you. Enjoy interviews, frivolity and so much more. Vintage inspiration awaits you…

Pasticcio Quartz Issue 8

Pasticcio Quartz Issue 8

by Angela Cartwright, Sarah Fishburn

The fabulous, phenomenal, oversized Winter ’09-’10 issue of Pasticcio Quartz is finally here. It’s new; it’s NOW! Art, eats, etsy, fashion, history, holidays, pets, plaid – totally wrapped up in the prettiest package ever, and tied with a big red bow. Come to think of it, you’d better grab a few extras to give as gifts to those you love the BEST! 72 pages in brilliant color!


No Rules street photographyNo Rules street photography

by Nitsa

Simple and direct view into street photography.
Tips and techniques alongside many pictures, to help you navigate your way through the streets for rules-free picture making.
Book includes topics such as: photographing at night, taking pictures in the rain, what is street photography, alternatives, accidental work and more.
The main purpose of this book is to be an inspiration for you to find your own unique style and expression while having fun photographing the streets of your town.

Yale University School of Art 2008 MFA Painting & Printmaking

Yale University School of Art 2008 MFA Painting & Printmaking

by Yale University School of Art

Catalogue of the work of Ahmed Alsoudani, Bianca Beck, Sascha Barunig, Matthew Capezzuto, Lindesy Dorr-Niro, Aaron Gilbert, Jorge Gonzalez, Hilary Irons, Khalif Kely, Alexis Knowlton, Andrew Lane, Sarah Lasley, Evan Levine, I-Ling Eleen Lin, Elizabeth Livensperger, Vasken Mardikian, Patrick McElnea, Jason Mones, Mira O’Brien, Wilfredo Ortega and Rober Vanderpool.