Learning by Heart

Learning by Heart

2nd Edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

Learn how to challenge fears, be open to new directions, recognize connections between objects and ideas, and much more in this remarkable, indispensable guide to freeing the creative spirit within all of us.

"I think on some mystical level that Jan Stewart and Corita Kent were joined at the tip in the creation of Learning by Heart. The mystery of life is apparent in the creative expression of their work together"-Bob Bates, Co-founder, Inner-City Arts

Artist and educator Corita Kent inspired generations of artists, and the truth of her words "We can all talk, we can all write, and if the blocks are removed, we can all draw and paint and make things" still shines through.

This revised edition of her classic work Learning by Heart features a new foreword and a chart of curriculum standards. Kent's original projects and exercises, developed through more than 30 years as an art teacher and richly illustrated with 300 thought-provoking images, are as inspiring and as freeing today as they were during her lifetime.

With new material by art world heavyweights Susan Friel and Barbara Loste, Learning by Heart brings creative inspiration into the 21st century!

Book information

ISBN: 9781581156478
Publisher: Allworth
Imprint: Allworth Press
Pub date:
Edition: 2nd Edition
DEWEY: 701.15
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 205
Weight: 454g
Height: 231mm
Width: 179mm
Spine width: 18mm