ART &. FEAR. Observations. On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking. DAVID BAYLES. TED ORLAND. SANTA CRUZ, CA & EUGENE, OR. The book’s co-authors, David Bayles and Ted Orland, are themselves both working Art & Fear has attracted a remarkably diverse audience, ranging from. The little page book Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking, written by David Bayles and Ted Orland, is one of.

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If they didn’t, td wouldn’t do it. Bryan Wilson I believe people need to always ready themselves for the potential tests that lie ahead. Aug 28, Caroline rated it it was ok Shelves: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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The writers explore the human need for acceptance, fear of failure, communication sensibilities between your work and yourself versus your work and the outside world. The ad is fearsome: I highlighted and underlined things on nearly every single page.


Review: Art and Fear, by David Bayles and Ted Orland – Sam van Zweden

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Calms the inner turmoil of yet another month, year, without publication. I loved this book. Aren’t you ignoring the face that people differ radically in their abilities? This is a little gem of a book that I’d recommend to writers and artists of all stripes. Quotes from Art and Fear: I’ve heard that many times before.

Word-of-mouth response alone—now enhanced by internet posting—has placed it among the best-selling books on artmaking and creativity nationally. No surprise then, tedd for some of us, making art can feel fraught, dangerous, and too revealing.

Art & Fear

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions No eBook available Amazon. They merit a thorough treatise, not an advice column. His procedure was simple: Refresh and try again. They do it with such careful intelligence, compassion, and understanding that I am orlznd them get away with other things like capitalizing the words Art and Vision every once in a while. The authors address the question of not “why do we The short review: Then again, I might baylse be the sort of person who enjoys page books.


After all, someone has to do your work, and you’re the closest person around. Making baules precipitates self-doubt, stirring deep waters that lay between what you know you should be, and what you fear you might be. I should say that I am an artist and at the time was finishing my MFA in fine Have never read anything better on what goes into making art, for an artist.

Jun 14, Nancy Freund rated it it was amazing. For so little external reward. This is a book about making art. On a more personal level, I was rather frustrated that only one female artist was mentioned amongst orlane some twenty or twenty-five artists referenced.

It’s not something I would recommend to female artists, and certainly not to artists pursuing other careers. Lists with This Book.