# Python NumPy For Your Grandma - 2.3 Creating NumPy Arrays
In this secion, we'll look at different ways to create a NumPy array.
As we saw earlier, you can make an array by typing np dot array and then passing in a list of values.
```python
import numpy as np
np.array(['a', 'b', 'c'])
## array(['a', 'b', 'c'], dtype='