The New Creative Artist

The New Creative Artist


By (author) Nita Leland

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  • Publisher: NORTH LIGHT BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 239mm x 274mm x 28mm | 975g
  • Publication date: 29 September 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Ohio
  • ISBN 10: 1581807562
  • ISBN 13: 9781581807561
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 300 colour & 10 b/w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 110,413

Product description

Play, Experiment and Discover the Creative Artist within! Choose to be creative! Artist and teacher Nita Leland believes that creativity lives in everyone, from the novice artist to the professional. Develop and strengthen your natural curiosity, flexibility, independence and playfulness, and become the artist you want to be. Inside this updated and expanded edition of Nita's bestselling The Creative Artist are over 110 fun activities to exercise your creative muscle:* Explore what drives you by creating an autobiographical collage* Jot down ideas for projects and techniques and place them in a jar for random retrieval when you need a jumpstart* Target "dull" subjects and find ways to make them interesting* Push your creative boundaries by trying new methods and media: paper crafts, Japanese brush painting, creative quilting, inventive photography, grown-up finger painting, monotype and moreNita's exciting, enlightening instruction - plus inspiring art from 100 other fine artists and crafters in every medium - will coach you to creative success!

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Author information

Award winning artist Nita Leland is the author of several fine art books, including The Creative Artist - a North Light bestseller since 1990. She's taught workshops for more than three decades and her paintings are in a variety of corporate and private collections. She lives in Dayton, Ohio.