With uplifting advice from Danielle Krysa and wry illustrations by Martha Rich, this book follows in the success of Creative Block to address the doubts, concerns, and negativity that hound so many people pursuing a creative life. Students, aspiring artists, and creative professionals will find that they recognize themselves in Krysa's plain-speaking honesty, and her advice, examples, and tips about how to silence their inner critic will be the best new tool in their creative toolbox.
Danielle Krysa is the celebrated author of Creative Block and Collage, and is the unmistakable voice behind the art blog The Jealous Curator (www.thejealouscurator.com). She worked as a designer and creative director for 14 years, and has contributed her expertise to Frankie, Anthology, West Elm, and SFGirlByBay, and she has been a guest speaker at Alt Summit. She is also the creative director of the online marketplace Great.ly. Danielle lives in British Columbia, Canada.Martha Rich is a Philadelphia-based fine and commercial artist. Her drawings and paintings are known for featuring words and the absurd, from lobsters to brassieres. She has shown her work in galleries internationally, and her commercial work has been used on T-shirts, book covers, and shopping bags, and in music videos, magazines, advertising, and beyond.