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More... Art Books on My Bookshelf

This is a continuation of my first list on the numerous art books on my shelves. I absolutely love books, always have, and I collect so many that I would need a large library in my home to hold them all. We can always dream!

Here are some of the titles I own that I found to be very helpful, interesting, and inspirational, whether you're an artist or just love to create. Find your spark...


1.   Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
      To enhance your life in a creative way, this is the book to read.


 2.   Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
       Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad 
       both by Austin Kleon

3.   Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk: And Other Truths About Being Creative
       by Danielle Krysa and Illustrator Martha Rich

 4.   Art Before Breakfast: A Zillion Ways to be More Creative No Matter How
You Are by Danny Gregory

5.   In Pursuit of Inspiration: Trust Your Instincts and Make More Art (Creativity
      Exercises, Art Book for Artist Techniques) by Rae Dunn

6.   The Artist's Journey: Bold Strokes To Spark Creativity by Nancy Hillis M.D

7.   The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp

8.   The Complete Watercolorist's Essential Notebook by Gordon MacKenzie

9.   The Textile Artist: Felt & Fibre Art: A practical guide to making beautiful
artworks by Valerie Hughes

10.  A Field Guide to Color: A Watercolor Workbook by Lisa Solomon

 11.  Creativity Takes Courage - Dare to Think Differently
        by Irene Smit & Astrid Van Der Hulst


12.   Art Thinking by Amy Whitaker

13.  Mindfulness & The Art of Drawing - A Creative Path to Awareness
       by Wendy Ann Greenhalgh


 14.  The Opposite is Also True - A Journal of Creative Wisdom for Artists
        by Cleo Papanikolas


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