Making Room for Making Art: A Thoughtful and Practical Guide to Bringing the Pleasure of Artistic Expression Back into Your Life


Warner, Sally

This book offers constructive advice for artists who are becoming discouraged or feel stalled and those who yearn to rekindle their passion for making art. Several life-long artists in mediums as diverse as drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture share philosophies and outline strategies for remaining an artist despite chronic challenges such as financial worries, social pressures, family obligations, “day jobs,” and self-doubt. From setting up a studio and establishing a realistic work schedule to finding the right subject matter and reconsidering every option, Making Room for Making Art discusses important changes in attitude and offers practical suggestions on how artists can rediscover the pleasure of making art.

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