A few years back, I wrote an article about the art technique books I have (it’s here). I thought it might be a good time to revisit that, as well as post some of the artist books that I have as well.
However, reading a bunch of text is probably pretty boring, and artists are visual people, so I decided to just take photos of the books I have. There are plenty of books that, if you’ve seen them here, might now be easier to recognize in the stores.
I’m particularly picky about the books I buy, I’m looking for great quality and for books I’ll probably flip through on occasion.… Read the rest
I was thinking about creating a quick index of all of the art pieces I've featured since my site/blog came into existence
I've been thinking of trying out one of Howard Pyle's works for some time, but they're kind of difficult to come by online.
After a busy (and depressing) holiday season, I’m attempting to restart the art blog idea. This time though, I’m going to work things a little differently. Instead of just a piece of art each week, I’m going to alternate on artistic ideas. Some weeks will still be about a certain piece, other weeks about artists or books/graphic novels, and other various art-related themes. Hopefully people will still tune in.
For the first of the new year, I’m talking about Frank E. Schoonover’s “Assault on Belleau Wood“, also known as “How Twenty Marines Took Bouresches” (oil, early 20th century).… Read the rest