Zen Pencils–Creative Struggle


Gavin Aung Than

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Andrews McMeel Publishing

Zen Pencils–Creative Struggle: Illustrated Advice from Masters of Creativity Paperback – January 16, 2018

by Gavin Aung Than (Author)

Gavin Aung Than, creator of the innovative Zen Pencils, shares his passion for creativity and reveals how you, too, can live a creative life.

Zen Pencils: Creative Struggle is a call to wake up the creative spirit inside you. Through Zen Pencils cartoon quotes on creativity from inspirational artists, musicians, writers, and scientists, you’ll discover what inspired each of the subjects to reach the full potential of their creativity. In each comic, the speaker of the quote is the character in the story. Imagine cartoon versions of Albert Einstein, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie,  and Vincent van Gogh revealing the spark that ignited them to achieve their dreams!

About the Author

Gavin Aung Than is a freelance cartoonist based in Melbourne, Australia. After working in the corporate graphic design industry for eight years he quit his unfulfilling job at the end of 2011 to focus on his true passion, drawing cartoons. Gavin launched Zen Pencils at the start of 2012, a cartoon blog which adapts inspirational quotes into comic stories, and hasn’t looked back since.

Product details

  • Paperback: 148 pages
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (January 16, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 144948722X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449487225
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.5 x 6.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.1 ounces

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