The Daily Book of Art: 365 Readings That Teach, Inspire & Entertain

by Colin Gilbert, Dylan Gilbert, Elizabeth T. Gilbert

Walter Foster Publishing | October 1, 2009 | Hardcover

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In today''s fast-paced world, creative people are as eager as ever to pursue their artistic passions, but many of them simply don''t have enough time. Catering to this modern dilemma, we''ve concocted the perfect remedy for over-burdened artists. The Daily Book of Art includes a year''s worth of brief daily readings and lessons about the visual arts that entertain as they inform. Ten exciting categories of discussion rotate throughout the course of a year, giving readers a well-rounded experience in the art world. From color psychology and aesthetic philosophy to the proverbial argument over whether elephants really can paint, art-starved readers will encounter a broad range of inspiring subjects. The book also features a ribbon bookmark so readers can keep their place throughout the year. The ten categories of discussion include Art 101, Philosophy of Art, Art Through the Ages, Profiles in Art, A Picture’s Worth 200 Words, Art from the Inside Out, Art Around the World, Artistic Oddities, Unexpected Art Forms, and Step-by-Step Exercises.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 376 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 1 in

Published: October 1, 2009

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600581315

ISBN - 13: 9781600581311

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The Daily Book of Art: 365 Readings That Teach, Inspire & Entertain

by Colin Gilbert, Dylan Gilbert, Elizabeth T. Gilbert

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 376 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 1 in

Published: October 1, 2009

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600581315

ISBN - 13: 9781600581311

About the Book

In today's fast-paced world, creative people are as eager as ever to pursue their artistic passions, but many of them simply don't have enough time. Catering to this modern dilemma, we've concocted the perfect remedy for over-burdened artists. The Daily Book of Art includes a year's worth of brief daily readings and lessons about the visual arts that entertain as they inform. Ten exciting categories of discussion rotate throughout the course of a year, giving readers a well-rounded experience in the art world. From color psychology and aesthetic philosophy to the proverbial argument over whether elephants really can paint, art-starved readers will encounter a broad range of inspiring subjects.

From the Publisher

In today''s fast-paced world, creative people are as eager as ever to pursue their artistic passions, but many of them simply don''t have enough time. Catering to this modern dilemma, we''ve concocted the perfect remedy for over-burdened artists. The Daily Book of Art includes a year''s worth of brief daily readings and lessons about the visual arts that entertain as they inform. Ten exciting categories of discussion rotate throughout the course of a year, giving readers a well-rounded experience in the art world. From color psychology and aesthetic philosophy to the proverbial argument over whether elephants really can paint, art-starved readers will encounter a broad range of inspiring subjects. The book also features a ribbon bookmark so readers can keep their place throughout the year. The ten categories of discussion include Art 101, Philosophy of Art, Art Through the Ages, Profiles in Art, A Picture’s Worth 200 Words, Art from the Inside Out, Art Around the World, Artistic Oddities, Unexpected Art Forms, and Step-by-Step Exercises.

About the Author

Currently a managing editor at Walter Foster Publishing, Rebecca J. Razo writes for a number of consumer magazines. She has a degree in Creative Writing and is a published poet and essayist. A lifelong lover of the arts, Elizabeth T. Gilbert earned a BA in English from the University of San Diego in 2003, where she also studied art and anthropology. Elizabeth spent the next eight years as an editor, writer, and in-house artist for Walter Foster Publishing. In 2009, she co-authored The Daily Book of Art: 365 readings that teach, inspire & entertain . Currently she is a freelance writer, editor, and artist working in Colorado, where she lives with her husband, their young son, and a mischievous cat. Colin Gilbert of Laguna Niguel, California, is a freelance writer and photographer with a degree in philosophy. Amy Runyen was born and raised in San Diego County, California. She was awarded a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia, where she graduated with a BFA in illustration. Amy’s work specializes in acrylic, and she paints on a variety of surfaces such as glass bottles, pans, and resin. Her work deals with the social issues of the working poor and “blue collar” America. She now lives and works in Los Angeles, California, and is in the process of earning her master’s degree in fine art. Gabriel Guzman of Montreal, Canada, is a martial artist and computer programmer with a penchant for art in everyday life. David J. Sc
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