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The Sound of Paper: Starting from Scratchby Julia Cameron
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The bestselling author of The Artist's Way draws on her many years of personal experience as both a writer and a teacher to uncover the difficult soul work that artists must do to find inspiration.
In The Sound of Paper, Julia Cameron delves deep into the heart of the personal struggles that all artists experience. What can we do when we face our keyboard or canvas with nothing but a cold emptiness? How can we begin to carve out our creation when our vision and drive are clouded by life's uncertainties? In other words, how can we begin the difficult work of being an artist? In this inspiring book, Cameron describes a process of constant renewal, of starting from the beginning. She writes, "When we are building a life from scratch, we must dig a little. We must be like that hen scratching beneath the soil. 'What goodness is hidden here, just below the surface?' we must ask."
With personal essays accompanied by exercises designed to develop the power to infuse one's art with a deeply informed knowledge of the soul, this book is an essential artist's companion from one of the foremost authorities on the creative process. Cameron's most illuminating book to date, The Sound of Paper provides readers with a spiritual path for creating the best work of their lives.
A beautifully designed deluxe collection of 64 full-color cards that convey the feel and essence of Julia Cameron’s life-transforming bestseller, The Artist’s Way. The perfect gift that offers daily inspiration and creative direction.
Keep creative with these 64 gorgeous cards! Each full-color card contains a vital quote from Julia Cameron's classic bestseller, The Artist's Way. In addition, each card contains a different creative quality—pick any card to be inspired and lovingly guided by Julia's wise words. A perfect gift for the artists in your life, and for everyone who wants to live more creatively!
About the Author
Award-winning writer Julia Cameron is the author of nineteen books, fiction and nonfiction, including The Artist's Way, Walking in This World, The Vein of Gold, and The Right to Write, her bestselling works on the creative process.
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