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Art & fear : observations on the perils (and rewards) of artmaking / David Bayles & Ted Orland.

Bayles, David (Author). Orland, Ted. (Added Author). Morey, Arthur. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781452627519 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1452627517 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 30 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Arthur Morey.
Summary, etc.:
What is your art really about? Where is it going? What stands in the way of getting it there?These are questions that matter, questions that recur at each stage of artistic development-and they are the source for this volume of wonderfully incisive commentary. Art & Fear explores the way art gets made, the reasons it often doesn't get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many artists to give up along the way.This is a book about what it feels like to sit in your studio or classroom, at your wheel or keyboard, easel or camera, trying to do the work you need to do. It is about committing your future to your own hands, placing free will above predestination, choice above chance. It is about finding your own work.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Artists > Psychology.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Artist's block.
Fear of failure.

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