Creativity
Wreck This Journal: Duct Tape
Wreck This Journal
Duct Tape
Paperback      ISBN: 0399162704
The special limited edition duct-tape cover of the international bestseller… For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition of Wreck This Journal, an illustrated book that features a subversive collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake and mess-making abilities and to fill the pages of the book (or destroy them). Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, acclaimed artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in "destructive" acts--poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting pages with coffee, coloring outside the lines, and more--in order to experience the true creative process. With Smith's unique sensibility, readers are introduced to a new way of art and journal making, discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process.
Wreck This Journal: Now in Color Edition
Wreck This Journal
Now in Color Edition
Paperback      ISBN: 0143131664
Now in spectacular full color throughout, a special 10th anniversary edition of the internationally bestselling journal that started it all—with more than 7 million copies sold! Perhaps you're a seasoned Wreck-er, having made your way through one or more copies of Wreck This Journal. Or maybe you're new to the phenomenon (little do you know, this experience might just change your life). Whatever the case, you've found the perfect book to destroy... Welcome to an all new-edition of Wreck This Journal, now in spectacular full color! Inside, you'll find prompts for painting, shredding, transforming, and unleashing your creativity. With a mix of new, altered, and favorite prompts, Wreck This Journal: Now in Color invites you to wreck with color: mixing colors to make mud, letting chance dictate your color choice, weaving with brightly colored strips of paper, and more. What colors will you use to you wreck your journal? “A conceptual artist and author luring kids into questioning the world and appreciating every smell, texture and mystery in it.” —Time Magazine “Keri Smith may well be the self-help guru this DIY generation deserves.” —The Believer
Wreck This Journal: To Create Is to Destroy
Wreck This Journal
To Create Is to Destroy
Paperback      ISBN: 0399162720
The special limited edition red mesh cover of the international bestseller… For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition of Wreck This Journal, an illustrated book that features a subversive collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake and mess-making abilities and to fill the pages of the book (or destroy them). Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, acclaimed artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in "destructive" acts--poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting pages with coffee, coloring outside the lines, and more--in order to experience the true creative process. With Smith's unique sensibility, readers are introduced to a new way of art and journal making, discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process.
Wreck This Journal: To Create is to Destroy
Wreck This Journal
To Create is to Destroy
Paperback      ISBN: 0399162712
The special limited edition paper bag cover of the international bestseller… For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition of Wreck This Journal, an illustrated book that features a subversive collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake and mess-making abilities and to fill the pages of the book (or destroy them). Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, acclaimed artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in "destructive" acts--poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting pages with coffee, coloring outside the lines, and more--in order to experience the true creative process. With Smith's unique sensibility, readers are introduced to a new way of art and journal making, discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process.
The Writing Diet: Write Yourself Right-size
The Writing Diet
Write Yourself Right-size
Paperback      ISBN: 1585426989
Now in paperback, Julia CameronÂ's revolutionary diet plan: Use writing to take off the pounds! Over the course of the past twenty-five years, Julia Cameron has taught thousands of artists and aspiring artists how to unblock wellsprings of creativity. And time and again she has noticed an interesting thing: Often when her students uncover their creative selves they also undergo a surprising physical transformation— invigorated by their work, they slim down. In The Writing Diet, Cameron illuminates the relationship between creativity and eating to reveal a crucial equation: Creativity can block overeating. This inspiring weight-loss program directs readers to count words instead of calories, to substitute their writingÂ's “food for thoughtÂ
You're Weird: A Creative Journal for Misfits, Oddballs, and Anyone Else Who's Uniquely Awesome
You're Weird
A Creative Journal for Misfits, Oddballs, and Anyone Else Who's Uniquely Awesome
Paperback      ISBN: 0143130897
A quirky and engaging journal that celebrates what makes each of us a little weird Part journal, part activity book, and all fun, You're Weird is a valentine for the inner weirdo in everyone--that part of us that doesn't quite fit in, and secretly isn't even trying. Filled with hand-drawn creatures that are a bit...different...along with lists, writing prompts, activities, and more, it's a delightful and affirming book for creative oddballs everywhere. In our mass-produced world that wants everyone to fit in and fall in line, these quirky pages give us permission to celebrate what makes us each unique--and amazing.
Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life
Your Creative Brain
Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0470547634
"Filled with research-based techniques for expanding creativity and increasing productivity This provocative book reveals why sitting in front of a light box can increase your creativity more than listening to a Bach concerto as example. The author Shelley H. Carson, a Harvard psychologist, explains that creativity isn't something only scientists, investors, artists, writers, and musicians enjoy, but rather all of us use our creative brains every day at home and at work and have the ability to increaseour mental functioning and creativity by understanding the seven brainsets. Explains the seven brainsets of the mind and their functions as related to creativity, productivity, and innovation, including Open, Scan, Think, Vision, Appraise, Streaming and Goal Provides quizzes, exercises, and self-tests to activate each of these seven brainsets to unlock our maximum creativity This book is a Harvard Health Publication that offers helpful suggestions that can be applied in both your personal and professional life."--
Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk: And Other Truths About Being Creative
Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk
And Other Truths About Being Creative
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452148449
This book is duct tape for the mouth of every artist's inner critic. Silencing that stifling voice once and for all, this salve for creatives introduces ten truths they must face in order to defeat self-doubt. Each encouraging chapter deconstructs a pivotal moment on the path to success—fear of the blank page, the dangers of jealousy, sharing work with others—and explains how to navigate roadblock. Packed with helpful anecdotes, thoughts from successful creatives, and practical exercises gleaned from Danielle Krysa's years of working with professional and aspiring artists—plus riotously apt illustrations from art world darling Martha Rich—this book arms readers with the most essential tool for their toolbox: the confidence they need to get down to business and make good work.
The Zen Of Creativity: Cultivating Your Artistic Life
The Zen Of Creativity
Cultivating Your Artistic Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0345466330
An introduction to the creative spirit as it applies within Zen tradition shares personal anecdotes about the author's own experiences, suggesting exercises and visual tools--including the ancient practices of calligraphy, poetry, brush painting, and the tea ceremony--to help readers cultivate spiritual creativity. By the author of and The Eight Gates of Zen. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
The Zen of Seeing: Seeing Drawing As Meditation
The Zen of Seeing
Seeing Drawing As Meditation
Paperback      ISBN: 0394719689
An artist and follower of Zen presents a celebration of nature, people, and the need for self-awareness and intimacy with the visible world