Living Color Painting, Writing, and the Bones of Seeing

Living Color

Painting, Writing, and the Bones of Seeing


Price: $24.95

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  • Publication Date: March 11, 2014
  • Imprint: STC Craft
  • Trim Size: 5 58 x 8 12
  • ISBN: 9781617690846
  • Page Count: 192
  • Illustrations: 75 4-color illustrations
  • Rights: World/All

From fill-in art journals to self-help books on creativity, more than ever the public is striving to bring artistic enlightenment into their everyday lives. In Living Color, one of the country's most celebrated writers expounds on her own path to artistic inspiration. Tailored to a new generation of aspiring creatives, this revised and expanded edition pairs 13 of Goldberg's engaging and encouraging essays with 75 of her paintings and 22 never-before-shared artistic exercises. This timely re-publication will speak straight to the heart of readers everywhere who want to break down creative barriers or explore their creativity anew.


“It is worth noting that Living Color is a gorgeous art book. The production quality of this book is so finely crafted . . . makes an excellent gift or addition to any book collection . . . speckled with many gems that will brighten anyone’s fearful mind.”
The Taos News

About the author

Natalie Goldberg is the author of the bestselling Writing Down the Bones, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies since publication in 1986, as well as nine other books, including Wild Mind and Long Quiet Highway. She regularly leads workshop retreats at the Mabel Dodge House in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and other locales worldwide. Her paintings are exhibited throughout the country.