The New Creative Artist
A Guide to Developing Your Creative Spirit
Overcome your artist's block and explore what drives you artistically! Artist and teacher Nita Leland shows how to be creative in daily life to develop and strengthen your natural curiosity, flexibility, independence and playfulness--all with the end-goal of creating more inspired, unique personal artwork. Enjoy a variety of fun activities designed to exercise your creative muscle, including how to make an autobiographical collage, creating an idea jar for when you need a random jumpstart, and how to make "dull" subjects more interesting. Learn to push your creative boundaries by trying new methods in dozens of types of media including paper crafts, Japanese brush painting, creative quilting, inventive photography, grown-up finger painting, monotype and more.
• 110+ activities that inspire creativity
• Artists of all skill levels and mediums can tap into their creativity through exciting techniques and exercises
• Inspirational tips and advice for taking creative risks to make more meaningful artistic statements
• Inspiring art from 100 contributing fine artists and crafters in every medium coaching readers to creative success