Creative Authenticity by Ian Roberts
16 Principles to Clarify and Deepen Your Artistic Vision

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Serious working artists are the intended audience of this collection of short essays that clarify common expressive and personal problems that many artists encounter, including the fear of being clichéd, the desire to convey truth in art, and the frustration behind trying to find an authentic voice. These crippling fears are laid to rest through insightful discussions of personal experiences, the struggles of famous artists, and the rewards of producing art that comes from an authentic creative core. Providing sensitive reassurances that these struggles are normal, these essays encourage artists to focus on the development of their crafts and find inspiration to work through self-doubt.

About Ian Roberts

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Ian Roberts has been painting for over 40 years. He attended the New School of Art and the Ontario College of Art in Toronto and studied figure painting in Florence, Italy. He has taught plein air painting in Provence, France and Tuscany, Italy, as well as in the U.S. Ian is the author of the book, Creative Authenticity, and has created two videos: Mastering Composition and Plein Air Painting. He is a popular workshop instructor specialising in composition.
Published September 1, 2004 by Atelier Saint-Luc Press. 185 pages
Genres: Self Help, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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