Freud, Foreword. Introduction. Note to Second Edition. Sayers, New Introduction. Part I: The Emergence of The Free Drawings. What the Eye Likes. Being Separate and Being Together. Outline and the Solid Earth. The Plunge into Colour. The Necessity of Illusion. Part II: The Content of the Free Drawings. Monsters Within and Without. Disillusion and Hating. Preserving What One Loves. Part III: The Method of the Free Drawings. Reciprocity and Ordered Freedom. Refusal of Reciprocity. Ideals and the Fatal Prejudice. Rhythm and the Freedom of the Free Drawings. The Concentration of the Body. Part IV: The Use of the Free Drawings. The Role of the Medium. The Role of Images. Part V: The Use of Painting. Painting and Living. Painting as Making Real. Postscript: What it Amounts To. Appendix.
Marion Milner (1900-1998) was a distinguished British psychoanalyst, educationalist, autobiographer and artist.
"[This is a book] that has done so much over the years to bring about awareness of the interplay of inner and outer reality in art and in everyday life." -- Janet Sayers, from the Introduction.