"The Power of Creating" is for people who love art and want to understand it better. In this book I demonstrate to you, the reader, through my own experience and artwork how to:-
* Journey through a life of creating over 40 years
* Find out how to understand abstract art
* Stimulate your own creativity and enjoyment of art.
Tanmayo is an Australian abstract artist whose paintings are in notable collections including Caltex, AMP (Waterfront Place), DLA Piper and Griffith University, Brisbane, Qld. She also has won a number of national prizes and has exhibited in USA, India and Australia. She has a BA from the University of Queensland and graduated with a MA in Expressive (Art) Therapies from the University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is a qualified art therapist and has been a professional member of the Australian & NZ Art Therapy Association since its early beginnings. This book gives you a framework for creating. Tanmayo combines anecdotes from her life, her art and her art therapy career. The book is a 40 year retrospective of her paintings. In it she also discusses the difference between art and art therapy and gives the reader an understanding and appreciation of abstract art.