Strokes of Genius 9: Creative Discoveries


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Celebrating the best drawings by contemporary artists!

The celebrated Strokes of Genius series follows the beautiful, ongoing story of contemporary drawing through the work and words of some of today’s top artists. Focusing on the theme “Creative Discoveries,” this thoughtfully curated 9th edition features the artists’ most compelling aha! moments. Triggers for these artistic epiphanies are wide ranging–from experiments with new materials, to private meanderings in a little notebook, to fleeting moments of magical light, and one particularly charismatic pelican. Artists and art lovers alike are sure to be inspired by the resulting energy and expressiveness showcased on these pages.

140 modern-day masterpieces in charcoal, pencil, pastel, colored pencil, scratchboard, pen and ink, and more
A breathtaking diversity of styles and approaches
Subject-themed chapters include animals, the human figure, still life, outdoor scenes, and portraits
Comments from the artists offer fresh-from-the-studio advice, insights, and anecdotes not found anywhere else

“The greatest creative discoveries are those that find you.” –Carolyn Judson, p73

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Dimensions 229 × 305 mm

Rachel Rubin Wolf

Author Bio

Rachel Rubin Wolf, Maineville, OH, has edited and authored 30+ North Light Books, recently Strokes of Genius 8 and Splash 17. She has contributed articles to multiple art-related magazines.