Think Like An Artist

£9.99

This witty and inspiring book identifies ten lessons we can learn from the greatest artists across history, and interviews leading contemporary artists who are putting these skills into use today. Beautifully designed with cartoons, illustrations, and colour pictures of the key artworks, it will give you the tools to unlock your creativity and thrive at work and in your personal life.

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Think Like an Artist by BBC Arts editor Will Gompertz – wisdom and smart thinking from Da Vinci to Ai Weiwei

Why do some people seem to find it easy to come up with fresh, brilliant ideas? And how do they turn them into something worthwhile?

After spending years getting up close and personal with some of the world’s greatest creative thinkers, the BBC’s Arts Editor Will Gompertz has discovered a handful of traits that are common to them all. Basic practices and processes that allow their talents to flourish, and which we can adopt – no matter what we do – to help us achieve extraordinary things too. It’s time to Think Like An Artist and …

Become Seriously Curious
(Caravaggio’s discovery of optical lenses changed art for ever.)

Think Big Picture and Fine Detail
(Turner transformed a masterpiece with a tiny dab of red paint.)

And realize … It’s Nearly Always Plan B
(Mondrian spent years painting trees before becoming a master of abstraction.)

‘Will Gompertz is the best teacher you never had’ Guardian

Additional information

Weight 0.142 kg
Dimensions 17.8 × 12.9 × 1.2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

207

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

158.1 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K