Inspiration and Reference

Over the last several months I have had people approach me asking what books have inspired me and what do I use for reference.


So I thought today I compiled a list for you to check out.


If you have favorites that you would like to add to the list, please feel free to add them to the comments below!




Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career ~

Heather Darcy Bhandari, Jonathan Melber


The Art Rules – Wisdom And Guidance From The World Experts~

Paul Klein


The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing: How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist~

Gigi Rosenberg


The Artist Way- A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

Julia Cameron


Drawing Out the Dragons: A Meditation on Art, Destiny, and the Power of Choice~

James W. Owen


Drawing on the Artist Within: An Inspirational and Practical Guide to Increasing Your Creative Powers~

Betty Edwards


Wreck This Journal~

Keri Smith


The Business of Being an Artist~

Daniel Grant


The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles~

Steven Pressfield


The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life~

Twyla Tharp


Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Art Making ~

David Bayles , Ted Orland




One Response to Inspiration and Reference

  1. P says:

    Great list! I especially like the photo.

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