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The Artist's Mentor: Inspiration from the World's Most Creative Minds
     

The Artist's Mentor: Inspiration from the World's Most Creative Minds

by Ian Jackman
 

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What inspires a person to create? How does an artist see the world? What happens during a "eureka moment?" How does an artist find self-discipline? The Artist's Mentor is for those of us who want to create art but do not know how to begin. Drawing on interviews and autobiographical writings of more than 100 famous painters, photographers, sculptors, and film

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What inspires a person to create? How does an artist see the world? What happens during a "eureka moment?" How does an artist find self-discipline? The Artist's Mentor is for those of us who want to create art but do not know how to begin. Drawing on interviews and autobiographical writings of more than 100 famous painters, photographers, sculptors, and film and video artists, Jackman gets to the heart of what makes art. Here, Michelangelo Brungardt, Frida Kahlo, Jean Renoir, Andy Warhol, Ansel Adams, Annie Leibowitz, Pablo Picasso, and many other visual artists describe the creative process. Quotes and passages from the artists are accompanied by commentary from Jackman.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307513526
Publisher:
Diversified Publishing
Publication date:
03/25/2009
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,069,974
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Ian Jackman is a writer, ghostwriter, editor, and former managing director of the Modern Library.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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