Taking Flight: Inspiration And Techniques To Give Your Creative Spirit Wings

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North Light Books, Aug 5, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Stretch Your Wings, Learn to Soar, Take Flight

In Taking Flight, you'll find overflowing inspiration–complete with a kindred spirit in author and mixed-media artist Kelly Rae Roberts. Join her on a fearless journey into the heart of creativity as you test your wings and learn to find the sacred in the ordinary, honor your memories, speak your truth and wrap yourself in the arms of community.

Along the way you'll be inspired by:

  • Step-by-step techniques–learn the most-loved mixed-media methods of the author and seven talented contributing artists, and combine them in fresh and unexpected ways.
  • Thought-provoking prompts and quotes–along with encouraging stories, insights and gentle guidance for finding your bliss, whatever your art or craft.
  • Plenty of eye-candy–pages and pages of the author's endearing artwork, along with the varied works of the contributors.
Of course, learning to fly isn't entirely a step-by-step process–sooner or later, you just need to take a deep breath and spread your wings. With Taking Flight as your guide, there's no doubt that when you do, your creativity will soar.

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User Review  - CozyLover - LibraryThing

As a mixed media artist and avid art journalist I love a book that is a feast for the eyes and the soul. This is such a book. Loaded with inspirational ideas, an abundance of images and heartfelt writing this is a must have for any collection. Read full review

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User Review  - penguingranny - Overstock.com

This book has really kicked my creative juices into high gear!! A must have book for any artist or crafter. I have had it 2 days and have been creating every day since. Read full review


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About the author (2008)

Kelly Rae Roberts is a mixed-media artist who neglected her creative dreams until she was 30 years old. Once she began to listen and nurture her creative voice, her life exploded with a joy she hadn't known before. She's had several articles published in Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and has been featured in various mixed-media books by her peers. Her paintings are collected worldwide and she is consistently accepted to show at juried art festivals around the country. Recently, she signed on with Brush Dance Publishing and DEMDACO for long-term licensing agreements that will showcase her work on cards, journals, magnets, calendars and wall art reproductions in stores nationwide. Learn more about her at www.kellyraeroberts.com.

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