The authors of Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of
artmaking are David Bayles and Ted Orland - Published by Capra Press, Santa
A great book that can be read several times during a career!
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Subject: design book /bookgroup?
> I want to find a really good crafts book for upper level students,
> late teens and early adults, as well as older adults, who are
> inexperienced. So I am looking for a book that has it all: lots of
> neat projects and step by step illustrated instructions, if possible.
> I had a wonderful book in college, Crafts Design, but I can't find it
> in print. Please give me some suggestions.I loved Ann's suggestion
> for How to Use Your Eyes and I recommend another Elkins book, Why Art
> Cannot be Taught. He is a provocative and inspiring writer and the
> first book is a visual treat. You know how book groups are taking
> off? I have belonged to one for years. I'd like to suggest we start
> one online and all read a book over the summer. Maybe the Elkins book
> about why art can't be taught -- though it is aimed at college level
> teachers. There is another good book that stimulates conversation,
> Art and Fear. I don't have the authors here, but I will post them
> later. Best to all, Jane in Brooklyn