David Bayles and Ted Orland

Co-Authors, Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

Bayles and Orland talk art, innovation, and the creative process.

In this clip, Ted Orland relates the surprising results of a pottery class that pitted quantity vs. quality…

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DAVID BAYLES & TED ORLAND have collaborated on an alarming number of artistic ventures over the past thirty-five years. They have co-taught master class workshops on a variety of topics dealing with artistic development, and are co-authors of the best-selling book Art & Fear. David Bayles also wrote Notes on a Shared Landscape, a superbly crafted collection of his photographs and personal writings about the American West, and is is currently working on a new volume of artistic insights under the working title Finding Your Work. Ted Orland is author of The View From the Studio Door (a companion volume to Art & Fear), Scenes of Wonder & Curiosity (a monograph of his earlier writings and photographs), and is currently preparing an enlarged edition of his book, Man & Yosemite, which traces the history of Yosemite as it can be interpreted through photographs.