Neil Gaiman's 'Make Good Art' Speech - Neil Gaiman (Hardcover)

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Barcode
9780062266767
Department
Books
Released
14 May 2013
Supply Source
USA

Book

Authors
Neil Gaiman
Chip Kidd (Illustrator)
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harpercollins
Language
English
Number of Pages
80
Dimensions
191 x 140 x 6mm (249g)

Annotation

  • Drawn from the bestselling author's graduation speech he delivered to The University of the Arts in May 2012, this extraordinary volume encourages readers, no matter what age or stage of life, to go forth, be creative and make good art. 50,000 first printing.
  • Presents the full text of the author's commencement address at Philadelphia's University of the Arts in 2012, in which he offered his thoughts on creativity, bravery, and strength and urged the graduates to break rules and make good art.

Summary

In May 2012, bestselling author Neil Gaiman delivered the commencement address at Philadelphia's University of the Arts, in which he shared his thoughts about creativity, bravery, and strength. He encouraged the fledgling painters, musicians, writers, and dreamers to break rules and think outside the box. Most of all, he encouraged them to make good art.

The book Make Good Art, designed by renowned graphic artist Chip Kidd, contains the full text of Gaiman's inspiring speech.

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General Subject
Self Help
BISAC Subject 1
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success
BISAC Subject 2
Self-Help / Creativity
BISAC Subject 3
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
BISAC Subject 4
Performing Arts / General
BISAC Subject 5
Performing Arts / General
BIC Classification 1
Dance & other performing arts
BIC Classification 2
Dance & other performing arts
Library Subject 1
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Library Subject 2
Creative ability.
Library Subject 3
Originality
Academic Subject 1
Personal Guidance
Academic Subject 2
Creativity
Dewey Classification
153.3/5

Inside Flap

In May 2012, bestselling author Neil Gaiman stood at a podium at Philadelphia&;s University of the Arts to deliver the commencement address. For the next nineteen minutes he shared his thoughts about creativity, bravery, and strength: he encouraged the students before him to break rules and think outside the box. Most of all, he encouraged the fledgling painters, musicians, writers, and dreamers to make good art.

This book, designed by renowned graphic artist Chip Kidd, contains the full text of Gaiman&;s inspiring speech. Whether bestowed upon a young artist beginning his or her creative journey, or given as a token of gratitude to an admired mentor, or acquired as a gift to oneself, this volume is a fitting offering for anyone who strives to make good art.

Author Bio

Neil Gaiman is the bestselling author of more than twenty books and the recipient of numerous literary honors. Originally from England, he now lives in America.