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Steve Aimone: Expressive Drawing

When Expressive Drawing came out in 2009 I didn’t think much of it. It didn’t speak to me …

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Robert E. Wood: Watercolor Workshop

Today I would like to talk a little bit about another excellent book. It is, unfortunately, once again …

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Rex Brandt: Seeing with a Painter’s Eye

Seeing with a Painter’s Eye by Rex Brandt is an excellent book. I intentionally begin the article with …

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Frank Webb: Composition for the Painter

In the last couple of weeks I have been convincing you to consider getting either of Frank Webb’s …

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Frank Webb: Webb on Watercolor

Last week I talked about Frank Webb’s Watercolor Energies and said that it’s one of my favorite books, …

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Frank Webb: Watercolor Energies

There are a few essential books on watercolor that I think everyone serious about their work or hobby …

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Edgar A. Whitney: Complete Guide to Watercolor Painting

Today I would like to talk about Edgar Whitney’s classic, the Complete Guide to Watercolor Painting. This article …

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Joseph Campbell: The Inner Reaches of Outer Space (The Way of Art)

Today I would like to briefly share with you another one of my favorite books. Not so long …

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Dorr Bothwell: NOTAN

In this quick review I want to talk about a book that I bet few people knew existed. …

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Wassily Kandinsky: Concerning The Spiritual In Art

Recently I have read quite a few good books. So good, in fact, that I am hesitant to …

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Erle Loran: Cézanne’s Composition

Today I would like to bring to your attention a very good book. I’ve had the book for …

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Hawthorne On Painting

As long as one is simple and childlike and humble, one progresses. Keep this point of view and …

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Gilles Néret: Matisse Cut-Outs

Matisse’s cut-outs “have been taken for the last hobby of a crippled old man, whereas they are… ‘the …

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Ratindra Das: Watercolor With An Eye For Design

The new book Watercolor with an Eye for Design by Ratindra Das is a wonderful sequel to Mr. …

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Ratindra Das: Beyond Obvious Reality

I’ve been an admirer of Ratindra Das’ work for quite some years. He’s been a great inspiration and …

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