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One Artist’s Journal by Orly Avinery

One Artist’s Journal by Orly Avinery

I’ve finished reading Orly Avinery’s self-published book One Artist’s Journal and wanted to share my thoughts with you guys. I am a big fan of Orly’s artwork, published in art journal form on her blog. She is great with words and often have something profoundly beautiful or thought provoking to say. Without my love of […]

Inspiration: Quirky favorite books

Inspiration: Quirky favorite books

Have you seen that the awesome Orly Avinary has published her journal pages in a self published book called One Artist Journal? I’ve already ordered a copy, because I think this might be one of those must-haves. We will see. Once I have it I will get back to you with a review. I know […]

Collage journeys by Jane Davies

Collage journeys by Jane Davies

Collage is all about taking imagery and materials out of their original contexts, or circumstances, and putting them in new ones. At its best, collage is about recontextualizing materials, giving them new life and new meaning. Jane Davies Today’s post is a book review of Jane Davies book Collage Journeys, published by Potter Craft in […]

Review of a book about Book Arts

Review of a book about Book Arts

A few months back I wrote a review of a book in the series Masters from Lark Books, called Collage. But while I love that book and everything about collages, I’m not over the moon about this new one… It is all about Book Arts and that is also the title of the book. Book […]

Book Review: Creative Bloom with fabric and wire

Book Review: Creative Bloom with fabric and wire

Have you ever made a craft project combining wire with fabric? And would you believe that those two odd materials together could be combined into several awesome projects that fill a whole craft book? And that that craft book would be totally inspiring? My answers to these questions was “never”, “no!” and “no way!” I […]

A Collage book of the Masters

A Collage book of the Masters

It’s been a while since I reviewed a books here on my blog so I thought I’d get back in the habit because I really enjoy sharing my finds with you guys. The book that I’ve just finished is called simply Masters: Collage: Major Works by Leading Artists from Lark Books. There are quite a […]

Walking in this World

Walking in this World

When we walk, the two halves of our brains converse. Julia Cameron I read Julia Cameron’s book The Artist Way a few years ago… Now it is time to read her again. Have you Have you read the sequel (it’s called Walking in this World) to the famous first book yet? If not maybe you […]