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Author Simon, John F, author.

Title Drawing your own path : 33 practices at the crossroads of art and meditation / John F. Simon, Jr.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : Parallax Press, 2016.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    741.2 SIM    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    741.2 SIM    Available
Description 189 pages ; 23 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Contents Chapter One: Wrong Question, Right Answer -- Exercise 1: Getting right into it -- Exercise 2: Watching your hand -- Exercise 3: Marking practice -- Chapter Two: Realistic Drawing -- Exercise 4: Picking an object to draw -- Exercise 5: Attentive looking -- Exercise 6: Noticing awareness -- Exercise 7: Marking from the sense of sight -- Exercise 8: Simple rendering -- Exercise 9: Try perspective -- Exercise 10: Working inward -- Chapter Three: Systematic Drawing -- Exercise 11: The circular arrow -- a visual mantra -- Exercise 12: Improvising between two points and finding the world in between -- Exercise 13: Thought as art -- Exercise 14: All four pixel images -- Exercise 15: Book of compositions -- Chapter Four: Improvisational Drawing -- Exercise 16: Going outside the box -- Exercise 17: Not breath awareness -- Exercise 18: Growing improvisation -- Exercise 19: Chasing the Coltrane Effect -- Exercise 20: Drawing to reveal inner conditions -- Exercise 21: Noticing Intuition -- Exercise 22: You are the universe drawing -- Chapter Five: Reading the Drawings -- Exercise 23: An exact physical description -- Exercise 24: Feeling the meaning -- Exercise 25: The story we tell ourselves -- Exercise 26: Connecting our story to a larger story -- Chapter Six: The Search for the Source of Creativity -- Exercise 27: Priming the source -- Exercise 28: Embedded sources -- Exercise 29: Sitting still at the origin -- Exercise 30: Mindful of the path -- Chapter Seven: Meta-Drawing -- Exercise 31: Sharing with yourself -- Exercise 32: Sharing with a trusted friend -- Exercise 33: Sharing with the world.
Subject Mysticism and art.
Meditation.
Art -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Added Title Thirty-three practices at the crossroads of art and meditation
ISBN 9781941529362 (paperback)
1941529364 (paperback)

 
    
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