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Drawing on the artist within : a guide to innovation, invention, imagination, and creativity

Author: Betty Edwards
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses research on the nature of the creative process, in how humans view processes and objects, how humans use intuition, imagination, and insight in everyday life, and how these techniques can be used in problem-solving.
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Genre/Form: Art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edwards, Betty, 1926-
Drawing on the artist within.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1986
(OCoLC)567984028
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Edwards
ISBN: 0671493868 9780671493868 067163514X 9780671635145
OCLC Number: 12840172
Description: xiii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1: A new look at the art of seeing. Creativity : the chameleon concept --
Drawing on gleams from within --
Taking a long look at creativity --
Drawing on definitions --
pt. 2: Making thought visible. Drawing on a parallel language --
Making telling marks --
Drawing out insight --
Drawing on intuition --
Drawing on first insight to find the question --
Drawing meaning from the inside out --
pt. 3: New strategies for thinking. Drawing up the rules of the game --
Drawing on new points of view --
Beaux gestes : drawing on beautiful gestures --
Drawing at a snail's pace --
Drawing on the other side of our assumptions --
There is more to seeing than meets the eyeball --
Taking a sight on reason, ratios, and relationships --
Shadows that light the way --
Drawing close to the magic moment --
Drawing power from within.
Responsibility: Betty Edwards.

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Discusses research on the nature of the creative process, in how humans view processes and objects, how humans use intuition, imagination, and insight in everyday life, and how these techniques can be used in problem-solving.

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