Overcome Creative Block & Spark Your Imagination
Paperback ISBN: 1616890398
All of us struggle at one time or another with creative block. Always striking at the worst moment, it can leave you feeling completely paralyzed. Take solace in knowing that you are not alone. It happens to everyone and is actually an inevitable part of the creative process. Breakthrough!is a lively compilation of strategies for combating creative block offered by a who's who of leading graphic designers, typographers, cartoonists, photographers, illustrators, musicians, writers, and other creative professionals. Because every block is different, they offer a wide variety of solutions-from cleaning the house and eating spicy food to making a plaster cast of your hands and feet-that are surprising, amusing, at times weird, but always inspiring. Breakthrough! is rocket fuel for any creative individual in need of a catalyst to get ideas flowing again.
Catch the Fire
An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults and Communities
Paperback ISBN: 0865717575
Community, youth, nonprofit, education, entrepreneurial, and religious organizations all have exciting ambitions, but they often lack the creative skills to impact people on a deeper level.Catch the Fire is a complete guide to using arts and empowerment techniques to bring greater vitality and depth to working with groups of youth or adults. Based on the premise that you don't have to be a professional artist to use the arts in your work, this unique book invites group leaders into the realm of creativity-based facilitation, regardless of previous experience. Including over one hundred stimulating activities incorporating storytelling, theater, writing, visual arts, music, and movement, this detailed guide uses the Creative Community Model to:Bridge gaps and unite people across generations and culturesBuild vibrant, creative learning communities with youth and/or adultsFully engage participants and volunteersDevelop social and emotional intelligenceTake a deeper, more meaningful approach to learning Drawing on nearly two decades of experience providing transformative programs to empower youth and adults across North America and around the world,Catch the Fire is a powerful and valuable resource and a much-needed reminder that art is for everyone! Peggy Taylor and Charlie Murphy are co-founders of PYE Global: Partners for Youth Empowerment and developers of the Creative Community Model, a process for building creative, heart-centered learning communities with youth and adults from diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Peggy is co-author of Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life which sold over 250,000 copies worldwide.
Catching the Big Fish
Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
Hardcover ISBN: 1585425400
A three-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker offers insight into his methods as an artist, discussing his long-time commitment to the practice of Transcendental Meditation, his metaphorical creative process, and the ways in which he interacts with his surrounding world.
Catching the Big Fish
Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
Paperback ISBN: 0143130145
For the 10th anniversary of David Lynch's bestselling reflection on meditation and creativity, here is a new edition featuring the author's exclusive interviews with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. When it first appeared in 2006, David Lynch’s Catching the Big Fish was celebrated for being “as close as Lynch will ever come to an interior shot of his famously weird mind
Change Your Life One Doodle at a Time
Creative Exploration from the Silly to the Serious
Paperback ISBN: 1631590871
Explore your inner artist through 150 empowering art prompts! Change Your Life One Doodle at a Time is a fully illustrated, interactive art journal. It's about embracing change in many ways, and seeing it as a positive force-from changing your attitude to changing your habits, and changing your perspective to changing your lipstick. Change is constant, change is inevitable, and change can be fun! Featuring 150 empowering art prompts, Salli S. Swindell will engage and inspire you to think about change, and to embrace it rather than fear it. Change Your Life One Doodle at a Time is a playful, colorful exercise book will be filled with fun, contemporary, beautiful illustrations as well as insightful quotes from leading thinkers and artists.
Change Your Mind
57 Ways to Unlock Your Creative Self
Hardcover ISBN: 174270557x
A first book by a Royal College of Art graduate and lecturer explains that creativity is more a learned skill than an innate talent, sharing 57 tips based on the insights of famous artists and performers to explain how to tap natural creative abilities for more fulfilling personal expression and problem solving.
Creative Drawing for Cloud Spotters and Daydreamers
Paperback ISBN: 1631590952
""When I was a child, I was told that clouds' shapes were created by expert balloon twister clowns who live in the sky, so that they can keep entertaining children." - Martin FeijooLook up at the clouds. What do you see? What do you sketch?As a child, you'd spend hours looking at the sky on a summer day, watching clouds pass, and identifying shapes, animals, scenes, and more. "That one looks like a dinosaur!" is just one of the ways that these muses in the sky can be perceived. With Cloud Sketch by Martin Fiejoo, it's time to take what you see and use it to create wonderful, whimsical art right on the photographs.In Cloud Sketch, you'll discover Martin's general technique for drawing imaginative creations over photographs of clouds. Then, enjoy a selection of completed cloud sketches from Martin Feijoo, from his wildly popular art series Shaping Clouds. Take on the taks of finishing the included partial cloud sketches. Explore the freedom of a host of "blank" clouds for doodling your own designs. Finally, you'll find blank journal pages where you can add in images of clouds from your own life on which to sketch"--
Coaching The Artist Within
Advice For Writers, Actors, Visual Artists, & Musicians From America's Foremost Creativity Coach
Paperback ISBN: 1577314646
The author of Fearless Creating and Affirmations for Artists presents twelve self-coaching lessons covering a variety of issues, featuring insights from poets, novelists, filmmakers, dancers, and other creative types. Original.
The Complete Artist's Way
Creativity As a Spiritual Practice
Hardcover ISBN: 158542630x
For the millions of readers who have experienced the rich rewards of following any or all of Julia Cameron's three twelve-week programs for creative recovery, here is a gorgeous cloth-bound edition that includes The Artist's Way, Walking in This World, and Finding Water. In her introduction, Cameron reflects on the artist's journey and provides deep insights into how readers may set about cultivating a more creative and spiritually rewarding existence by using the principles contained in these books. Encompassing Cameron's most vital work from over the course of the last two decades, The Complete Artist's Way is an essential volume for Cameron's legions of fans. This collector's edition features: - a ribbon bookmark - a cloth spine - a printed case with debossing and foil - elegant rough-front pages