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When Danny Gregory's life was turned upside down by tragedy, he learned to cope by teaching himself to draw. The result was a complete transformation of his life, his priorities, his career, and the way he saw the world. In handwritten chapters full of his lush watercolor illustrations, Danny now offers readers a program for reconnecting to their own creative energies, using drawing as an example. He gently instructs us in the art of allowing ourselves to fail, giving up the expectation of perfection and opening our eyes to the beauty around us. The result is the permission to express ourselves fully and take part in the creative process without fear. Artist or not, readers of all stripes will find inspiration in this unique and beautiful book.
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Danny Gregory is the author of Everyday Matters: A New York Diary, Hello World: A Life in Ham Radio and Change Your Underwear Twice a Week: Lessons From the Golden Age of Classroom Filmstrips, which was named one of Amazon's top 10 humor books of 2004. His weblog, Everyday Matters, is visited regularly by tens of thousands of creative aspirants form around the world. He is an award-winning copywriter and creative director who has created global advertising campaigns for clients like American Express, IBM, Ford Motor Company, Burger King, Chase, and AT&T. He was born in London, grew up in Pakistan, Australia and Israel, is a graduate of Princeton University and lives in Greenwich Village with his wife and son.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Buy The Creative License if you are... ...on the creative brink of a Leap of Faith ...marinating in a creative rut and long to climb out of the stagnation...want to 'raise the bar'...ready to blast off into the Creative Universe. Keep The Creative License on your night table. Read an essay every morning before you get out of bed. Guarantee: Danny Gregory, creativity coach/artist/author, will super charge the rest of your day. From cover-to-cover, this book is pure joy.
This is a great little book with tons of great info and ideas to spark your imagination. good for all ages, very easy to understand and really gets you into drawing and art right at the point that you are at. If you are wondering as I was if this book is worth adding to your library it definitely is. And is excellent for anyone wherever they are in discovering art and life itself.
This book is wonderful for young and the young at heart!