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Biographies and Art Technique Books

I bought 4 new books and 2 used books that looked interesting for biography art techniques. 1) How to Draw & Paint Animals: Learn to Draw with Colored Pencil Step by Step by Debra Kauffman Yaun – another excellent Walter … Continue reading

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Books, Bugs, Birds, Textiles, and Pre-Raphaelite Muses and Music

Assorted reflections from the past few months… I read Shoe Dog, Phil Knight’s memoir of Nike and shoes and life which I found to be a page turner. It’s always interesting to hear the inside story of business. Generally I’ve … Continue reading

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Boxes and Biographies

I have been trying to find some books on embroidering boxes so I can do up a box for the gorgeous Tarot of the Absurd. I have instructions for making boxes from illustration board in at least two of my … Continue reading

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Biographies Recently Read

I just read a couple of good books; one a biography and one an autobiography. The first is I Celebrate Myself: The Somewhat Private Life of Allen Ginsberg by Bill Morgan which I ordered on an inter-library loan. I raced … Continue reading

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I Succumb to Oscar

I have wanted to read a particular biography of Oscar Wilde for years. I saw a paperback copy for $5 in a used bookstore once and kept dithering about buying it, and decided not to. Ever since I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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