Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

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Capra, 1993 - Artists - 122 pages
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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 and Fear explores the way art gets made, the reason 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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User Review  - AngelaLam - LibraryThing

A great book about the process of making art and the many challenges that prevent or stop artists from creating as well as instructions on how to push through resistance and get the work done. Very ... Read full review

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User Review  - snash - LibraryThing

This book puts into words the battles of artists with themselves to continue to create despite self doubt and lack of approval from the world, exploring the question of why artists quit. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
ART FEAR
9
FEARS ABOUT YOURSELF
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Copyright

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