Sunday, February 04, 2007

The Creative License -

Giving Yourself Permission To Be The Artist You Truly Are.

This is the best book I’ve read in a long while and the book I really need to read. Mr. Hummmlan gave it to me as an early birthday gift. Thank you! Me and my pencil hasn’t been the best of friends for a long time now and I need to get a kick in the butt to get started.

Quote from the book:
“Somewhere deep inside, we all have a longing to make things – be they drawings, music, hand-knit sweaters, or loaves of bread. Then why do so few of us consider ourselves CREATIVE?”


The Creative License - Giving Yourself Permission To Be The Artist You Truly Are
Author: Danny Gregory
(ISBN 1-4013-0792-2)




[Pictures: www.dannygregory.com]

More quotes from the book:
“When my daughter was about seven years old, she asked me one day what I did at work. I told her I worked at the college – that my job was to teach people how to draw. She stared at me, incredulous, and said ´you mean they forget?´” – Howard Ikemoto

“THERE ARE NO BAD DRAWINGS.
Drawings are experiences.
The more you draw, the more experienced you’ll get.
In fact, you’ll learn more from BAD or unpredictable or weird experiences than from those that go exactly as you’d hoped and planned.
SO LET IT GO
Release your ego’s desire for perfection.
Take risks
Stretch
Grow

CREATE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN, WHENEVER YOU CAN.

Visit Danny Gregorys website
More pictures from the book

5 comments:

ambika said...

I am suggesting this to all of my friends. One is a fantastic cook, two are knitters/quilters...and these things need to not be overlooked as creative & artistic.

molly's heaven said...

Hmmmm, en bok vi alle kunne trenge;) Vi får ta det til oss;)Takk til MR Hummmlan;)

jenny said...

Boken såg ju jättebra ut, vad roligt! Har redan sökt upp den på adlibris. Kul att kolla på din blogg, du gör så mycket fint! Kommer tillbaka! =)

Hulda said...

Så flott gardinkappe du har sydd! Det så nydelig ut i vinduet ditt, alt passet så godt sammen.

Danny Gregory said...

Thanks so much for your lovely comments on my book. I do hope it brings you and pencil closer together!

Your pal,
Danny