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Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking (Compact Disc)
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Written by artists, for artists, this survival guide explores the way art gets made, the reason it often doesn't get made, and the nature of the difficulties that cause so many artists to give up along the way.
About the Author
David Bayles is an accomplished photographer, author, workshop leader, and conservationist. He has studied with Ansel Adams and Brett Weston, among others, and has taught and written extensively in the arts for over thirty years. David is coauthor, with Ted Orland, of Art & Fear, the perennial bestseller on issues of artistic development, and Notes on a Shared Landscape: Making Sense of the American West. David has fished, hiked, camped, rowed, and photographed all over the western United States for more than fifty years. He lives in the woods just outside Eugene, Oregon, and spends part of his time on the Monterey Peninsula. Ted Orland began his professional career working as a young graphic artist for designer Charles Eames and later served as assistant to photographer Ansel Adams. He is coauthor, with David Bayles, of Art & Fear, the perennial bestseller on issues of artistic development, and the author of its companion piece, The View from the Studio Door. He also leads workshops on a variety of artistic issues and photographic topics. Ted currently lives in Santa Cruz, California, where he pursues parallel careers in teaching, writing, and photography. Arthur Morey has recorded over one hundred audiobooks, winning AudioFile Earphones and Best Voice Awards, as well as an Audie nomination. He has performed fiction by John Updike, John Irving, Richard Russo, Julie Orringer, and Jack Vance. Nonfiction titles include The Informant, Unlikely Allies, Citizens of London, and Munich 1938. Arthur attended Harvard University and the University of Chicago and has performed Off-Broadway, Off-Loop, and in Italy. He taught writing at Northwestern University for ten years and also works as an editor and ghostwriter.