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Overview

Inspire your creative spirit—everyday!

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, Art Escapes provides the ideas and encouragement you need to discover greater creativity and artistic confidence, even when you're short on time. Professional artist and instructor Dory Kanter shows you how to:

  • Experience more fun and greater confidence drawing and painting
  • Express yourself and experiment everyday with an art journal
  • Reinterpret daily life with simple, beautiful sketches
  • Find painting inspiration in unexpected places
  • Paint freely, intuitively and passionately with a simple four-step approach
  • Create new forms of art, including watercolor mosaics, paper weavings and found object collages
You'll also find 13 drawing, watercolor, mixed media, and assemblage projects, plus several "page-a-day" ideas.

With Art Escapes, you'll learn how to build an art "habit," one that brings joy with every stroke of your brush.

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Often, the most difficult obstacles an artist faces aren't technical but psychological. Kanter writes for those who are motivated to paint or draw but have not yet integrated the creative impulse into daily life. Presently at Portland State University, she has taught painting for 25 years. Her method involves creative journal exercises done with no thought of public viewing. She advises creating at least one page a day: "write all over the page, or not at all. Use color, or shades of gray. Use pencil, pen, collage, or watercolor. Make quick notations or fully developed paintings." The only rule is that there are no rules. Results are not important; creativity and innovation are. While the theory is fine, the execution is not always as lively as that found in Peggy Hadden's The Artist's Quest for Inspiration. Hadden's book brims with motivational exercises, meditations, journal ideas, and the uses of travel and music. Her discussion of the experiences of artists like Ben Shahn and Diego Rivera raises the level of inspiration. Kanter's book is recommended only for larger collections seeking variations on the theme of inspiration. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781581803075
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 8/19/2003
  • Edition description: Spiral
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.05 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2006

    Art Escapes

    This was one of the most useful and fasinating journal inspirations that I have come across! Such a wealth of information and inspiration all in one. Highly recommended for beginners and the experienced!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 10, 2012

    Really fun!

    lots of fun exercises in this book to keep the creative fires burning, worth the buy

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  • Posted September 14, 2011

    Love this book!

    Fun, creative art ideas. Artist has good website too, and a youtube video about prismatic painting. I love the "paint past the photo" and "room with a view" projects in this book.

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