Let me tell you all about my favorite instant film book, “The Polaroid Years”, and how I draw inspiration from crazy, wild art photography contained within! 45 more words
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I owe it all to art books, chocolate and young men.
Beatrice Wood (1893-1998)
American artist and studio potter
★★★★★ 4.5 Stars
Stylish, vibrant and extremely diverse mix of artists and graphic novelists – for an art or comics enthusiast it’s like being a kid in a candy store. 183 more words
A great book for anyone interested in sketching the world around them.
This book was translated from the Spanish and caused me to ponder how many art instruction books I have seen, and own, that are by contemporary Spanish artists of a realist bent, and of how good those books are. 317 more words
Recently I was discussing with an enthusiastic group of adults drawing students about really learning to look. I help them improve their drawings by pointing out subtle details in their reference pictures. 222 more words
Sometimes on our artistic journey we are startled to find that someone has been there before us. Rats and Damn! When I was reading Manzoni, a book about Piero Manzoni by Germano Celant, I was thrilled and dismayed to see that my own work was getting dangerously close to resembling some of Manzoni’s Achromes, which were produced in the 1950’s and 1960’s. 169 more words