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

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

Author: Colin Gilbert
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In today's fast-paced world, creative people are as eager as ever to pursue their interest in artistic passions, but many of them simply don't have the time. The solution is now here - a year's worth of brief, daily readings and lessons about the visual arts that both inform and entertain. With topics including Philosophy of Art, Profiles In Art, Art Around the World, Art Through the Ages, readers cover a wide variety of areas - Old Masters, Art Movements, debates on sidewalk art and graffiti being an art form, colour psychology, aesthetic philosophy - and more to give art-starved readers a broad range of inspiring subjects to enrich their lives, along with step-by-step art instruction excercises!

Author description

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. Schmidt of San Diego, California, is a freelance journalist, translator, and extensive traveler with an insatiable thirst for art and culture.Sharon B. Robinson, of Long Beach, California, is a freelance writer and independent curator who works in the Curatorial Department at the Orange County Museum of Art. She has a master's degree in art history.Colin Gilbert of Laguna Niguel, California, is a freelance writer and photographer with a degree in philosophy; Dylan Gilbert is a freelance writer, musician, and art aficionado. He lives in Los Angeles, California; Elizabeth T. Gilbert, of Laguna Niguel, California, is a writer, editor, and in-house artist for Walter Foster Publishing; Gabriel Guzman of Montreal, Canada, is a martial artist and computer programmer with a penchant for art in everyday life; Rebecca J. Razo is a writer, editor, and poet with a degree in English and a background in 20th-century British literature; Amy Runyen of Los Angeles, California, is an art instructor with a master's degree in fine art. Sharon B. Robinson, of Long Beach, California, is a freelance writer and independent curator who works in the Curatorial Department at the Orange County Museum of Art. She has a master's degree in art history; David J. Schmidt of San Diego, California, is a freelance journalist, translator, and extensive traveler with an insatiable thirst for art and culture.

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General Fields

  • : 9781600581311
  • : Walter Foster Publishing
  • : Walter Foster Publishing
  • : September 2009
  • : 203mm X 139mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 375
  • : The arts: general issues
  • : 250 Colour
  • : Colin Gilbert
  • : Paperback
  • : 700