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, qWhen 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.q 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.double-check myselfaam I being authentic, real with myself, with what I think and what I have to say? ... In my friend Nataliea#39;s books, she makes frequent mention of deathahow it draws everything to scale and makes everything living so much more beautiful and ... I spend one third of the year in Taos, a tiny town of less than five thousand people, and the rest of the year in New York, a metropolis. In Taos anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Sound of Paper|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2005-01-27|