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D.I.Y Magic A Strange and Whimsical Guide to Creativity

by Anthony Alvarado

eBooks of the Month Lifestyle and Health The Real World

LoveReading View on D.I.Y Magic A Strange and Whimsical Guide to Creativity

There’s no abracadabra to be found here, oh no, but there is magic of a different kind, that of self belief and exploration. This book encourages you to open your mind to techniques which will help you achieve greater creativity, power over your subconscious and to think a little differently.  Anthony Alvarado can be a little bit cheeky and his book ‘D.I.Y Magic’ is most definitely a little bit different. I smiled, I nodded, I raised an eyebrow and I connected to this book as I read about connecting to yourself, other people and the world around you. The chapters allow you to dip or submerge, you can try the techniques at once or save them for later, and the illustrations encourage second and third looks. ‘D.I.Y Magic’ offers ‘mind hacks’ for the present day, for the here and now, and I for one, will be dipping my toe in and trying some to inspire me to greater things both large and small! ~ Liz Robinson

Liz Robinson

D.I.Y Magic A Strange and Whimsical Guide to Creativity Synopsis

“This is NOT a book merely to be read; it is a book to be lived!”

D.I.Y Magic offers a set of mind hacks that will help any creative artist to find new sources of inspiration, encompassing self-help, psychology and philosophy. It will change the way you think about yourself, about creativity, and about the world.

Hack into deeper levels of creativity, access the subconscious, and discover techniques that have been used by artists from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Beethoven, Richard Wagner to David Lynch, Leonardo da Vinci and Jack Kerouac for centuries.

From creating a memory palace to Salvador Dali’s spoon trick, these deceptively simple exercises collected by Anthony Alvarado are designed to help those born into the modern age of reason to escape the rational web of what we already know, and to see.

“Here are some keys that open doors to imagination, creativity and yes, magic.”

Illustrated by a host of visionary artists, including alternative comic artists such as Farel Dalrymple and Ron Rege Jr, D.I.Y Magic is a radically original arsenal of ways to think, perceive and experience the world.

D.I.Y Magic A Strange and Whimsical Guide to Creativity Press Reviews

“A cookbook for vivid living” ‘Arthur Magazine’

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ISBN: 9780285643208
Publication date: 12/10/2015
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780285643208
Publication date: 12th October 2015
Author: Anthony Alvarado
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Lifestyle & Health, The Real World,
Categories: Self-help & personal development,

About Anthony Alvarado

Anthony Alvarado has been a forest fire fighter, a high school science teacher, a library telephone psychic, and a mental health counsellor.

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