The Artist's Journey: Bold Strokes To Spark Creativity
You don’t want to come to your final moments regretting your un-lived dreams. You’ve got paintings inside you waiting to be expressed.
You know that, while you could keep repeating what’s worked before in your art, this is a kind of soul death.
You want to wrestle dow...more
First of all I’d like to help the reader determine if this boo ...more
The author's experience delves into literature and philosophy and comes up with a mix of ideas that pertain to artistry, such as the most important concept of all: trusting oneself. The goal is the journ ...more
Wow! It is truly inspiring and it encapsulates everything you need to take your own artist's journey. Thoroughly engaging. Nancy pulls you in, leaving you knowing you must take this journey to become yourself and all you are capable of. Most of all, it grants you permission to be your best, be yourself and live your own life on your own path. Amazing.
Although the book focuses on abstract art, for me, the lessons learned are applicable to any form of artistic or creative expre ...more
A practical and inspiring call to create original, astonishing work. Highly recommend.
(You can view the chapters and blurb here, as well as find out about the author.)
Nancy Hillis has produced something rare in the cacophony of reads available for contemporary artists and creatives: an intelligent, practical and inspiring call to create original, astonishing work that will connect.
The first thing you see is a mesmerising field of marks and an oh so divine ...more
Terror because I have a feeling I’m about to do a deep dive into a new part of art-making. And relief, because I want to go deeper and can tell she gets the resistance and is the person to help take me there. She gets all of it, the process and the avoidance of the process. It’s l ...more
Nancy blogs about the inner landscape of artists at https://nancyhillis.com ...more