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The Artist's Way

a Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
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Feb 23, 2020lmtmarcero rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
I had this book checked out for three months but couldn’t finish reading it. The concepts of morning pages and the artist’s date are brilliant (the first couple chapters). After that, the book becomes boring, rambling, and repetitive. It’s…
Mar 09, 2019
Recommendation from Lea Redmond
Sep 06, 2016markhamchorkie rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
The Artist's Way is an excellent book for any artist who is feeling stuck. The perfect way to gain success from this book is by working with a life coach or a psychologist. They will motivate you to do the exercises and a…
Nov 18, 2015gingerbeer rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
While some of the philosophy and religious ideas in this book can be off-putting, the underlying concepts and exercises can be quite helpful in discovery your creativity. And while written primarily for full-time professional artists,…
Apr 20, 2014Snokitti77 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This book worked for me because I was willing to just suspend my disbelief and do what was asked of me by the program.
Mar 11, 2014
This is one of the many books recommended by NaNoWriMo & Camp NaNoWriMo.
Apr 04, 2013
It is incredible what gets uncovered in the exercises and morning pages. I suggest to ignore the labels ... "artist", "God", "creator"....they only mean whatever you infer into them.
Mar 13, 2013
Currently working through this with a group. We've struggled with the "God" and "Great Creator" language in the book. I think if you can replace these terms with whatever works for you (the Universe, the self, whatever) then you can get…
Mar 20, 2012bethnolastname rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I have been using this book for several years to spur me on. I do Morning Pages and Artists Dates now automatically. I set the book aside for a few months,then pick it back up and do the exercises again. It works well to keep me growing!
Jan 02, 2012
Recommended, looked at start, very good for unlocking creativity. On the long "for later" list.
Sep 29, 2011chiwauk rated this title 1.5 out of 5 stars
Maybe it's just me, but I actually couldn't get past the introduction. The whole "creativity doesn't come from you, it comes from God" turned me off pretty quick. Maybe I should have stuck with it, but I'm not the kind of person who buys…
Sep 25, 2011najn_arte rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
A real artist's way.
Jul 12, 2010realease rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
This book changed my life! Mostly because I realized that I didn't have a strong connection to what I wanted as an artist. One of the exercises I still use today are the morning're life will be richer for them! I…
Dec 28, 2008vickiz rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
I would take this book and concept with a grain or two of salt, because not everything it espouses is for everyone, and I found not all of it completely rang true with me. That said, the very first book in the series by Julia Cameron has…