Learning by Heart: Teaching to Free the Creative Spirit / Edition 2

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Overview

Timeless tools for awakening the artist in all of us!
Tap into your natural ability to create!
* Engaging, proven exercises for developing creativity
* Priceless resource for teachers, artists, actors, everyone
Artist and educator Corita Kent inspired generations of artists, and the truth of her words "We can all talk, we can all write, and if the blocks are removed, we can all draw and paint and make things" still shines through. This revised edition of her classic work Learning by Heart features a new foreword and a chart of curriculum standards. Kent's original projects and exercises, developed through more than 30 years as an art teacher and richly illustrated with 300 thought-provoking images, are as inspiring and as freeing today as they were during her lifetime. Learn how to challenge fears, be open to new directions, recognize connections between objects and ideas, and much more in this remarkable, indispensable guide to freeing the creative spirit within all of us. With new material by art world heavyweights Susan Friel and Barbara Loste, Learning by Heart brings creative inspiration into the 21st century!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581156478
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/3/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 234
  • Sales rank: 674,431
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Corita Kent, a respected artist, taught art at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles for more than 30 years. She died in 1986.

Jan Steward, a distinguished graphic designer and photographer, lives in Los Angeles.

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