Mar 19, 2012

The Pulse of Mixed Media

today i went to the post office in anticipation. 
today the book i ordered finally arrives from 
today i walk afloat like there's wind underneath my soles. 
today i saw with my very own eyes, my work on the page of a book.

so ... this is how it feels to be 'published' ^.^

The Pulse of Mixed Media by Seth Apter is a book about the inner workings of artists. within those pages they share their inner most secrets and passions, and what make them the artists they are. the first 2 sections highlight 31 accomplished mixed media artists, their works and their inner worlds. the last section of the book features another 103 artists and their works, from all over the world. and that's where you'll find lil ole me :) 

i still remember Seth calling for art submissions ... that must have been about 17 months ago becos i remember i just had Maia and she's now 17 months old :) i thought i won't make it for the selection, and i didn't for the first part of Q&A, but just about managed for the submission of the artwork part. 

i feel so blessed that Seth gave me my first opportunity to be in a book, HIS book. you know what they say about firsts ... they stay in your heart for the rest of your life :)


  1. Love this Luthien!--only the first of many--Congratulations!

  2. Congratulations! I know this means a lot to you and I am happy for you!

  3. The first of many, huge huge congratulations, so well deserved. Tracy x

  4. congratulations luthien - you belong in the pages of this book... i am so excited to see it for myself! you are deserving of this honor - your work inspires and radiates beauty...

  5. Congrats my dear!
    I still have to order my copy; got sidelined with life, and of course medical bills...LOL!
    Book better than BILLS!
    Revel in your well earned glory ♥♥♥


  6. So absolutely wonderful! Congratulations! I would love to get my hands on a copy of this! :)

  7. congratulations! your work deserves to be in a book! you should have a whole book with just your art! (I would buy it!) :O)

  8. I've been waiting for this day for such a long time and am absolutely over-the-moon that's it's finally arrived!! Congratulations dear friend... it's totally deserved! And now... it's time to move on to your next chapter ~ a book the 'features' your work. ;-)

  9. LT - of course now we might have to give you a title like OMPO (Oh mighty publish one) - no seriously congratulations - I think publishing is important for artists and their art - not only sharing their creativity but the opportunity to be inspired by artists such as yourself - your work is very unique and very you. Go well and may you continue to create gems and be published more often. B

  10. Wooooooooooooo, fame!!! Huge congratulations to you Luthien, so exciting to see you in print and I'm sure it won't be the last time! I'm definitely getting that book :) x

  11. I just bought it from Amazon - there were only 2 left so it must be selling well! xx

  12. Nice! Now I can say when I get the book.... Hey check out my friend Luthien!!! Your art deserves to be published! So beautiful and different.

  13. You go girl!! Congratulations. What and honor and accomplishment. I am so proud of you sweet lady!

  14. Dear Luthien.
    After being in your circle and reading your Etsy profile, i was curious to learn more about you and your artwork....
    So here i am, travelling in your blog too.. I admire your heart-beat art...
    Thank you
    from Greece..

    Dox... (antArtiste)


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