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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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Some New and Used Books

I bought two very inexpensive used books before Christmas, and they finally arrived in the mail. The first is an older edition of Hayden Herrera’s biography of Frida Kahlo. I wanted this to get me in the mood for making … 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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Coco Chanels’s Lenormand Cards

Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life by Justine Picardie ISBN 9780061963858 I just got this book from the library and it is filled with fabulous photographs and drawings. Right at the beginning of the book, the author talks about … Continue reading

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Fab-O New Book (But Not Ulysses)

Am I ever going to finish Ulysses? The Universe coughs and says “Try and be diligent Judith, try and focus.” Focus, what’s that? Hey the James Joyce Jumping Jack took a trip down to Toronto, what more could you ask … Continue reading

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Man Ray Comes To My House

I first came across some of Man Ray’s sculptures in an art book I own called History of Modern Art : Painting, Sculpture, Architecture by H.H. Arnason. This is a wonderful book, and has several editions. I couldn’t afford the … Continue reading

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