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The Trickster's Hat: A Mischievous Apprenticeship in Creativity


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ISBN13: 9780399165023
ISBN10: 0399165029
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The act of creating art, in all its forms, offers us a path to our souls. But the path can be confusing, and getting lost along the way is inevitable. However, maybe that's the point.

In The Trickster's Hat, bestselling author of the Griffin and Sabine cycle Nick Bantock invites you to lose yourself in order to become a better creator. Inspired by Nick's popular and mischievous workshops, the book's forty-nine perceptive exercises will encourage you to forget your destination while you meander through the wondrous world that awaits you in the periphery of your mind's eye.

If you're willing to be lead hither and thither down unlikely paths by a fellow of dubious reputation, if you're prepared to keep a sense of humor and not be phased when he plucks the unexpected out of a mischief-stuffed hat, if you're ready to zigzag, detour, and wander in search of a better understanding of your artistic core, then, let the Trickster be your guide.

About the Author

Nick Bantock is the author/artist of twenty-five books, eleven of which have appeared on the best seller lists, including three books on the New York Times top ten concurrently: Griffin and Sabine, Sabine's Notebook, and The Golden Mean. The original Griffin book, Griffin and Sabine, stayed on that list for more than two years. Nick's works have been translated into thirteen languages and over five million copies have been sold worldwide.

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Diane Ostdiek, October 22, 2014 (view all comments by Diane Ostdiek)
The greatest trick in this hat is that you will have such a great time exploring the delightful ways to set your creative self free, like the rabbit that jumps from a hat. No heavy rules or confining techniques, just unabated fun and ways to get your juices of creativity blooming like the magician's flowers. Bonuses are illustrations and Nick Bantock's sense of humor that are so delightful and energizing. The book features exercises that will help kick start your creativity and maybe lead to a piece of art you hadn't thought you could make. Delightful from start to finish even if you only read it and don't even try the exercises, it will start you imagining things that are fun and outside the box.
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A Mischievous Apprenticeship in Creativity
Bantock, Nick
Perigee Trade
General Self-Help
Individual Artist
SELF-HELP / Creativity
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Trade paper
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Grade Level:
from 12
7.5 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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