The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to Be The Artist You Truly Are by Danny Gregory

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The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to Be The Artist You Truly Are Read Online Free - The author of "Everyday Matters: A New York Diary" teaches readers to open their lives to creativity and fulfillment by relearning how to draw. Handwritten and illustrated in color throughout.

Title : The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to Be The Artist You Truly Are
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ISBN : 1401307922
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 208 pages


Parka rated it ★★★★☆

December 05, 2012

(More pictures at This book is full of pointers on drawing, on creating something on paper with ink. There are a lot of ideas on what to draw ,when (now) to draw but not how to draw. Every page feels like a call to put pen to paper. The text is typeset in a handwriting font, which...

Lisa rated it ★★★★★

March 09, 2010

Since discovering Danny Gregory's book, I've filled two illustrated journals. I really love doing it, too. I find that when I take the time to "illustrate", my memory of that particular event/place/whatever is so much sharper. I love Gregory's spirit and enthusiasm; I feel like he really believes...

Chris rated it ★★★★☆

June 14, 2017

While I didn't always agree with the author, it was a good, thought-provoking book on using drawing to bring more creativity to all aspects of your life. It definitely got me thinking and writing about some deeper things.

Black Heart rated it ★★★★★

January 09, 2010

Great book on giving yourself permission to dabble--or even push yourself more seriously--in various artistic spheres. Gregory will teach you to draw (hint: you already know how!), and to journal, giving you your own "creative license" to do what you like and embrace your inner artist. Whether yo...

Colby rated it ★★★★★

June 16, 2008

I just wanted to say "amen" a whole lot while reading this book by Danny Gregory, which basically is one big argument for why we should still be artists and why being an artist has gotten such a bad rap in our society. We have been trained by our society several tragic things: 1) Creativity is a y...

Bill rated it ★★★★★

March 17, 2014

Danny Gregory, the author of “Creative License” has carved out a unique niche for himself. Benefitting from the pervasive spread of the internet, Gregory created an influential blog years ago that described his re-entry into the practice of drawing for personal pleasure. And through his books and...

Lydia rated it ★★★★★

January 11, 2008

This book tells you how to start an art journal and gives you mini-assignments so you can get off your but and trust that there is a creative genius inside of you, YES YOU!

Kristen rated it ★★★★★

September 25, 2008

i'm enjoying the experience of "drawing" and thinking about drawing again. I'm really looking forward to work on some art journaling very soon.

Morgan rated it ★★★★☆

November 26, 2017

Danny Gregory has spent a life-time with art, artists, art products, advertising, and discussions about art. This book is specific to problems many creative people face - being “ok” with creativity. Whether the reader’s focus is on sketching, crafting, writing, painting, etc, the focus of this bo...

Helen rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 28, 2016

Couldn't finish it 2/5 stars.

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