Best Creativity Books
Here you will get Best Creativity Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Author: by Brené Brown
Published at: Hazelden Publishing; 1st edition (August 27, 2010)
Bren Brown’s game-changing New York Times bestseller, The Gifts of Imperfection, has sold more than 2 million copies in more than 30 different languages and is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in print. Forbes magazine named Gifts one of the “Five Books That Will Actually Change Your Outlook On Life.” Through this self-help classic we find courage to overcome paralyzing fear and self-consciousness, strengthening our connection to the world and helping us to believe we are worthy of self-discovery, personal growth, and boundless love.
A motivational and inspiring guide to wholehearted living, rather than just the average self-help book, with this groundbreaking work Bren Brown, Ph.D., bolsters the self-esteem and personal development process through her characteristic heartfelt, honest storytelling. With original research and plenty of encouragement, she explores the psychology of releasing our definitions of an imperfect life and embracing living authentically.
Brown’s ten guideposts are benchmarks for authenticity that can help anyone establish a practice for a life of honest beautya perfectly imperfect life. Now more than ever, we all need to cultivate feelings of self-worth, as well as acceptance and love for ourselves.
2. Wreck This Journal: Now in Color (PENGUIN US)
Author: by Keri Smith
Published at: Penguin Books; Jou edition (June 6, 2017)
Not gonna lie, this is probably the coolest journal you’ll ever see…. Wreck This Journal is here to inspire you. BuzzfeedA spectacular coloring and painting edition of the incredible journal that started it all, in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the 10-million-copy international bestsellerPerhaps you’re a seasoned Wreck-er, having made your way through one or more copies of Wreck This Journal.
Or maybe you’re new to the phenomenon (little do you know, this experience might just change your life). Whatever the case, you’ve found the perfect book to destroy… Welcome to an all new-edition of Wreck This Journal, now in spectacular full color!
Inside, you’ll find prompts for painting, shredding, transforming, and unleashing your creativity. With a mix of new, altered, and favorite prompts, Wreck This Journal: Now in Color invites you to wreck with color: mixing colors to make mud, letting chance dictate your color choice, weaving with brightly colored strips of paper, and more.
3. Burn After Writing (Pink)
Author: by Sharon Jones
Published at: Penguin Publishing Group (October 27, 2020)
Julia Cameron invented the way people renovate the creative soul. The New York Times”With its gentle affirmations, inspirational quotes, fill-in-the-blank lists and tasks write yourself a thank-you letter, describe yourself at 80, for example The Artist’s Way proposes an egalitarian view of creativity: Everyone’s got it.”The New York Times “Morning Pages have become a household name, a shorthand for unlocking your creative potential”Vogue Over four million copies sold!
Since its first publication, The Artist’s Way phenomena has inspired the genius of Elizabeth Gilbert and millions of readers to embark on a creative journey and find a deeper connection to process and purpose. Julia Cameron’s novel approach guides readers in uncovering problems areas and pressure points that may be restricting their creative flow and offers techniques to free up any areas where they might be stuck, opening up opportunities for self-growth and self-discovery.
The program begins with Cameron’s most vital tools for creative recovery The Morning Pages, a daily writing ritual of three pages of stream-of-conscious, and The Artist Date, a dedicated block of time to nurture your inner artist. From there, she shares hundreds of exercises, activities, and prompts to help readers thoroughly explore each chapter.
5. The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
Author: by Steven Pressfield
Published at: Black Irish Entertainment LLC; 47716th edition (January 11, 2012)
A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within?
How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavorbe it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece? Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success.
The War of Art emphasizes the resolve needed to recognize and overcome the obstacles of ambition and then effectively shows how to reach the highest level of creative discipline. Think of it as tough love …For yourself. Whether an artist, writer or business person, this simple, personal, and no-nonsense book will inspire you to seize the potential of your life.
6. Good Days Start With Gratitude: A 52 Week Guide To Cultivate An Attitude Of Gratitude: Gratitude Journal
Author: by Pretty Simple Press
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (September 16, 2017)
Good Days Start With Gratitude is a 52 week guide to cultivate an attitude of gratitude! It is a self exploration journal designed to focus on being thankful for what we have, the big things in life, as well as the simple joys.
Each well designed weekly spread contains an inspirational quote, space to write 3 things you are thankful for each day of the week, and a weekly checkpoint. If you start each day by writing down three things you are thankful for – a good cup of coffee, the smell of rain, starting a good book – you begin each day on the right note.
Do it daily and make it a habit to focus on the blessings you have been given! Grab a copy for a friend and share the journey together!
7. Pretty Simple Lettering: Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering for Beginners: A Step by Step Guide to Beautiful Hand Lettering & Brush Pen Calligraphy Design
Author: by Whitney Farnsworth
Published at: Paper Peony Press (July 13, 2019)
Pretty Simple Lettering: Modern Calligraphy & Hand Lettering for Beginners| Paper Peony Press Learn the art of hand lettering with this comprehensive how-to book, full of beauty, knowledge, and inspiration! Pretty Simple Lettering is the perfect book for any hand letterer, whether you’re new to the art or an experienced designer looking to expand your skill.
In the book, you will learn the basics of creating alphabets in many different styles, how to develop those styles into one that is uniquely your own, and how to turn your lettering into beautiful pieces of art. Learning the basics of hand lettering can be pretty simple!
Whitney breaks down 10 individual alphabets in various lettering styles, including upper and lower case, showing you how to form each letter, turn those letters into words, and turn those words into works of art! Discover the tools, techniques, and tricks of the trade from a seasoned lettering artist who has been in the business since 2014.
In the final sections of this book, learn how Whitney approaches every design as she leads you through a step-by-step tutorial outlining her process of composition. The last section of the book is filled with project pages for you to create your own works of art to hang on your wall or gift to a friend!
8. Coffee Self-Talk: 5 Minutes a Day to Start Living Your Magical Life
Author: by Kristen Helmstetter
Published at: Green Butterfly Press (August 31, 2020)
Coffee Self-Talk is a powerful, life-changing routine that takes only 5 minutes a day. What if you could wake up every morning feeling more incredible than ever before in 5 minutes? Living the most epic life!Your mind mastered! Your life on a path to shimmering happiness!
Coffee Self-Talk transforms your life by boosting your self-esteem, filling you with happiness, and helping you attract the magical life you dream of living. And, very importantly, it creates feelings of wholeness and worthiness. All this, with your next cup of coffee.
Live your legendary life Learn to love yourself, finally Love, money, and health Happiness, resilience, confidence Manifest your dreams faster Create a new magical youAre you tired of living a dull, uninspired life? Do you want to live a life of sparkling adventure and kicking butt, while reaching all of your goals?
What if you were excited to bounce out of bed, living with verve and gusto because you had purpose, unrelenting resilience, and targeted direction? What if you were able to attain goals you never thought possible? Think about it is there something you thought you could never do but always secretly wanted to?
9. That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life: Creative Gatherings and Self-Care with the Cheese By Numbers Method
Author: by Marissa Mullen
Published at: The Dial Press; Illustrated edition (May 12, 2020)
A how-to guide for crafting beautiful and delicious cheese boards for entertaining and self-care, from the creator of the Cheese by Numbers method and the Instagram phenomenon That Cheese Plate.”[Marissa Mullen] takes the guesswork out of the coolest, most solid thing to bring to any party or potluck: the cheese platter.”-Rachael RayWith her gorgeous, showstopping cheese boards, Marissa Mullen takes cheese to a whole new level.
Her simple, step-by-step Cheese by Numbers method breaks the cheese plate down into its basic components-cheese, meat, produce, crunch, dip, garnish-allowing you to create stunning spreads for any occasion. This beautifully designed book goes beyond preparation techniques. According to Mullen, cheese plates can be an important form of artistic self-care, like flower arranging or meditative coloring books-but you can eat the results!
That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life celebrates the ways in which cheese brings people together, and how crafting a cheese plate can be a calming, creativity-bolstering act. With fifty exquisite, easy-to-make cheese plates for all dietary preferences, this book will teach you how to relax, enjoy, and indulge- to find your cheesy bliss.
10. Wreck This Journal (Black) Expanded Edition
Author: by Keri Smith
Published at: Penguin Books; Expanded ed. edition (August 7, 2012)
Not gonna lie, this is probably the coolest journal you’ll ever see…. Wreck This Journal is here to inspire you. BuzzfeedThe internationally bestselling phenomenon with more than 10 million copies soldand an excellent holiday gift! Paint, poke, create, destroy, and wreckto create a journal as unique as you are For anyone who’s ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition of Wreck This Journal, a subversive illustrated book that challenges readers to muster up their best mistake- and mess-making abilities to fill the pages of the bookor destroy them.
Through a series of creative and quirky prompts, acclaimed guerilla artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in destructive actspoking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting pages with coffee, coloring outside the lines, and morein order to experience the true creative process.
With Smith’s unique sensibility, readers are introduced to a new way of art- and journal-making, discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process. To create is to destroy.Happy wrecking!
11. Burn After Writing
Author: by Sharon Jones
Published at: TarcherPerigee (August 4, 2015)
The national bestseller”This book has made me laugh and cry, filled me with joy, and inspired me.”-TikTok user camrynbanksThe phenomenally popular secret journal filled with private prompts for personal reflection, self-exploration, and fueling creativity. Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat, TikTok, VSCO, YouTube…
The world has not only become one giant feed, but also one giant confessional. Burn After Writing allows you to spend less time scrolling and more time self-reflecting. Through incisive questions and thought experiments, this journal helps you learn new things while letting others go.
Imagine instead of publicly declaring your feelings for others, you privately declared your feelings for yourself? Help your heart by turning off the comments and muting the accounts that drive you into jealousy for a few moments a night. Whether you are going through the ups and downs of growing up, or know a few young people who are, you will flourish by finding free expression-even if through a few tears!
12. Adult Coloring Book : Stress Relieving Designs Animals, Mandalas, Flowers, Paisley Patterns And So Much More: Coloring Book For Adults
Author: by Cindy Elsharouni
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (November 19, 2017)
Over 60 Gorgeous Designs to Color! Not Sure What Theme To Start Coloring? Grab One That Has Everything. Incredible Artwork With the Largest Variety of Animals, Mandalas and Paisley Designs. Over a 15,000 reviews! Join the hundreds of thousands of happy colorists that really appreciate good quality artwork.
Various Levels Of Intricacy Keeping You Excited and Inspired To Color! So Many Different Themes To Choose From: Garden Designs, Animals, Mandalas, and Paisley Patterns, Decorative Art. Perfect For Every Skill Level: Great For Growing Your Skills. Perfect With Your Choice Of Coloring Tools (Crayon, Gel Pens, Markers, Colored Pencils).
High Resolution Crisp Clean Printing Of Illustrations. Each Coloring Page Is On One Sheet.Printed One Sided. Don’t Worry About Bleed Through.Frequently Gifted. This Book Makes The Perfect Gift For Christmas Holidays, Birthday and More. Grab a Set of Pencils To Go With It!
Create Your Own Frame-Worthy Masterpieces! This adult coloring book from Cindy Elsharouni has over 60 animal patterns and provides hours of stress relief through creative expression. It features small and big creatures from forests, oceans, deserts, and woodland. About Selah WorksSelah Works and Cindy Elsharouni create a wide range of coloring books, journal and sketchbooks that help you relax, unwind, and express your creativity.
13. Create This Book
Author: by Moriah Elizabeth
Published at: Creative Outlet (May 17, 2015)
Create This Book is fresher than ever! This revised version has a new look with all the same inspiring prompts PLUS a bonus “Tips and Tricks” page add-on. This is the ultimate outlet for creativity. Includes 235 pages of unique and inspiring prompts to get you in the creative zone!
Whether you are trying to get past an artist’s block, wanting to become more creative, or just looking to have some fun, you will love this interactive journal!Want to learn more? Check out “Create This Book” on Youtube! You can watch Moriah Elizabeth’s “Create This Book” Series!
Great for inspiration and guidance on your creative journey! Go to MoriahElizabeth. Com for more information.
14. Lettering and Modern Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide: Learn Hand Lettering and Brush Lettering
Author: by Paper Peony Press
Published at: Paper Peony Press (October 27, 2017)
Learn to letter!Learn to letter and create beautiful designs with this beginner’s guide and workbook! Every page is filled with tips, tricks encouragement and practice space to kickstart your lettering journey! Learn 5 different alphabet styles, upper and lower case letters, practice connections and dive into design and composition with this beautiful lettering book.
At the end of this book, there are also 15 beautiful lettering projects to help you bring together your knowledge and skill and help you begin to create beautiful works of art!You can do this!! Let us teach you how to upgrade your handwriting and learn this amazing and fun form of art The Book Contains: Learn five different alphabet styles Upper and lower case letters Detailed instructions 15 beautiful lettering projects
15. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
Author: by Elizabeth Gilbert
Published at: Penguin Publishing Group; Reprint edition (September 27, 2016)
The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller”A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life… I dare you not to be inspired to be brave, to be free, and to be curious. PopSugarFrom the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of.
Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration.
She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives.
Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the strange jewels that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.
16. Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations
Author: by Jonny Sun
Published at: Harper Perennial; Illustrated edition (April 20, 2021)
Instant New York Times Bestseller Truly, there’s no shame in taking a break from books during the pandemic. But if you’re feeling ready to reach out, try starting with Goodbye, Again. Take my word for it let Jonny Sun into your life.Janet W.
Lee, NPRThe wonderfully original author of Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too gives us a collection of touching and hilarious personal essays, stories, poemsaccompanied by his trademark illustrationscovering topics such as mental health, happiness, and what it means to belong.
Jonny Sun is back with a collection of essays and other writings in his unique, funny, and heartfelt style. The pieces range from long meditations on topics like loneliness and being an outsider, to short humor pieces, conversations, and memorable one-liners.
Jonny’s honest writings about his struggles with feeling productive, as well as his difficulties with anxiety and depression will connect deeply with his fans as well as anyone attempting to create in our chaotic world. It also features a recipe for scrambled eggs that might make you cry.