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Creative Block

Creative Block

Get Unstuck, Discover New Ideas: Advice and Projects from 50 Successful Artists

By Danielle Krysa


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Creative block presents the most crippling—and unfortunately universal—challenge for artists. No longer! This chunky blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment. The blogger behind The Jealous Curator interviews 50 successful international artists working in different mediums and mines their insights on how to conquer self-doubt, stay motivated, and get new ideas to flow. Each artist offers a tried-and-true exercise—from road trips to 30-day challenges to cataloging the medicine cabinet— that will kick-start the creative process. Abundantly visual with more than 300 images showcasing these artists’ resulting work, Creative Block is a vital ally to students, artists, and creative professionals.

Artists include:
Jen Altman

Kate Bingaman-Burt

Lisa Congdon

Jen Gotch

Camilla Engman

Matthias Heiderich

Ashley Percival

Martha Rich

Julia Rothman

Trey Speegle

Wayne White

Anthony Zinonos

and many more!

More Details

Size: 8 x 8 in;
Pages: 288 pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: February 2014
ISBN: 9781452118888
Danielle Krysa is the artist and writer behind the blog The Jealous Curator. She lives in Vancouver, Canada.

Media Reviews

Creative Block is a get-out-of-hell free card. Read this book and the dark nights with your creative soul may go more gently.”
—Jerry Saltz, senior art critic, New York magazine

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