Posts Tagged: books

The Granny Alphabet 1

The Granny Alphabet

Always a champion of Granny style and fashionable old people I see that someone has brought out a set of books celebrating the subject. The two books, called The Granny Alphabet are by photographer Tim Walker and are full of

The Granny Alphabet 1

The Granny Alphabet

Always a champion of Granny style and fashionable old people I see that someone has brought out a set of books celebrating the subject. The two books, called The Granny Alphabet are by photographer Tim Walker and are full of

A short book about drawing

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

A short book about drawing

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

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Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

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Herb Lester Associates

It’s been a while since I added a new link but I thought this one definitely worth a mention. Herb Lester Associates publish guides for tourists and locals of the worlds great cities which are witty, curious and opinionated and

After Penn 2Film Grain

Earthly bodies

I made these studies from a book I bought recently in Berlin called Earthly Bodies by photographer, Irving Penn. Penn was better known as a photographer of  portraits and for his fashion work. As a young photographer he produced a

After Penn 2Film Grain

Earthly bodies

I made these studies from a book I bought recently in Berlin called Earthly Bodies by photographer, Irving Penn. Penn was better known as a photographer of  portraits and for his fashion work. As a young photographer he produced a

After Hockney 5

after David Hockney

Some watercolour sketches, which have been in no way been influenced by those of David Hockney which I posted earlier today. The only reason I can think of that they’re better, is that he had more time than me! Or

After Hockney 5

after David Hockney

Some watercolour sketches, which have been in no way been influenced by those of David Hockney which I posted earlier today. The only reason I can think of that they’re better, is that he had more time than me! Or

David Hockney - Yorkshire

David Hockney – A Yorkshire Sketchbook

I love the beautifully simple watercolour sketches by David Hockney from his book ‘A Yorkshire sketchbook.’ I bought the book in the Art bookstore Walther König, on Burgstrasse, on a trip to Berlin last week. It is the best Art

David Hockney - Yorkshire

David Hockney – A Yorkshire Sketchbook

I love the beautifully simple watercolour sketches by David Hockney from his book ‘A Yorkshire sketchbook.’ I bought the book in the Art bookstore Walther König, on Burgstrasse, on a trip to Berlin last week. It is the best Art

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Fantasy Art is real Art

When we were fourteen or fifteen my brother and I were seriously into the world of science fiction and Fantasy. Which quite acceptable now was definitely very nerdy back then, but we loved it and it fed our imaginations. Role

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Fantasy Art is real Art

When we were fourteen or fifteen my brother and I were seriously into the world of science fiction and Fantasy. Which quite acceptable now was definitely very nerdy back then, but we loved it and it fed our imaginations. Role

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Quentin Blake

As you might have guessed by now I kind of like sketching. Near the top of that heap of admiration and likeness would be the work of caricaturists and satirists, in particular the work of Quentin Blake, Gerald Scarfe and

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Quentin Blake

As you might have guessed by now I kind of like sketching. Near the top of that heap of admiration and likeness would be the work of caricaturists and satirists, in particular the work of Quentin Blake, Gerald Scarfe and

Horror

Pulp Fiction

I read a lot and normally when I start a book I HAVE to finish it. But I currently have three books by my bedside which remain, as yet, unfinished. So in desperation I recently turned to some pulp fiction to

Horror

Pulp Fiction

I read a lot and normally when I start a book I HAVE to finish it. But I currently have three books by my bedside which remain, as yet, unfinished. So in desperation I recently turned to some pulp fiction to

Hooligan Trees

Alan Burke Hooligan Trees

I came across this excerpt by Muhammad Ali, which reminded me of a book of poetry I have by the late Alan Burke. I done wrassled with and alligator. I done tussled with a whale, Handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in

Hooligan Trees

Alan Burke Hooligan Trees

I came across this excerpt by Muhammad Ali, which reminded me of a book of poetry I have by the late Alan Burke. I done wrassled with and alligator. I done tussled with a whale, Handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in