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Start Painting Now : Discover Your Artistic Potential - Emily Powell

Start Painting Now

Discover Your Artistic Potential

By: Emily Powell, Sarah Moore

Hardcover | 23 January 2022

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Get in touch with your inner artist and nurture your creative mind with this playful and informative handbook.

Start Painting Now is a practical, accessible guide to discovering your creative spirit, giving you brilliant new tools for relaxation and self-care. Instagram's favourite artist Emily Powell and her sister, doctor Sarah Moore, will guide you through the process of learning to ignore your inner critic and unwind from the stresses of daily life through painting.

Whether you're returning to art after a long break or starting as a complete beginner, this book will inspire you to just pick up a brush and see where it takes you. Backed by the latest research on the benefits of art for mental health and wellbeing, Start Painting Now will empower you to put aside the fear of failure, turn off your phone and throw yourself into the joy of creativity.

Complete with inspiring examples from a range of female artists and set alongside examples of Emily and Sarah’s own work, this book will give you all the tools you need to start painting now.

About the Authors

Emily Powell is a contemporary painter who is passionate about demystifying creativity. Emily has exhibited with the Royal Society of Art, collaborated with MoMA and the British Museum and was part of the 2020 BBC Documentary for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Show. She now lectures at the Norwich School of Art, and has sold prints of her work through the likes of John Lewis and Anthropologie.

Sarah Moore is a qualified medical doctor and researcher who studied for her degree at the University of Cambridge. In 2017 she took a year out to complete an art course at her local college, and has since become passionate about the benefits of painting for mental wellbeing.

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