About the Author

Blurbarian Since January 2012
Name Tanmayo
My Web Site http://www.buderimartstudio.com
Location Sunshine Coast, Australia
Gender Female
My Occupation Award Winning International Artist + Registered Expressive (Art) Therapist + Author
My Bio 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.

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
My next project (apart from doing more abstract paintings) is to restore my Classic 1963 red Austin Healey convertable car called Scarlet. Sounds like fun?? Yes.
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
In this book I demstrate through my own experience and artwork how you, the reader, can…
* Journey through a life of creating
* Find out how to understand abstract art
* Stimulate your own creativity and enjoyment of abstract art.
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
.The Power of Creating” is for people who love art and want to understand it better.
This book takes the mystery out of abstract art. It is a retrospective of 40 years of creating.