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The Artist Within: A Guide to Becoming Creatively Fit
If you can spill paint, this book will help you turn your creative potential into reality. Whether you are looking to be a writer, architect, entrepreneur, painter, or business leader, developing creative ideas is the factor that differentiates the extraordinary from the common. Based on principles that underlie the aesthetics of design, this book shows you how to ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published October 24th 2008 by Turner
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Love this book! I happened upon it by accident (if there is such a thing) and it resonated with me from the very first paragraph, where I found myself already underlining a passage. The premise of strengthening the right brain through art to create self-awareness and change makes perfect sense...and it actually works. I have tried many of the creativity workouts already, and can't wait to try more. This book will be an ongoing reference to me as a parent, as a student of creativity, as a teacher ...more
The Artist Within provides great exercises and challenges for getting in touch with your creative side--even (especially) if you didn't know you had a creative side. Whitney Ferre helps readers realize that we all have a creative, right-brained side. In today's culture, there is often a lack of value placed on creative activities. By opening up our creative, right mind, we gain access to our "hidden genius."