Wednesday, August 26, 2015
BOOKS TO READ
These two books are to read and enjoy, not to admire the pictures, as there are very few! They were recommended during the on-line courses I have just taken with Jane Davies. Both give insights into the practice of making art and how to find your own way of working. Some of the observations are obvious when pointed out and I found myself saying, "how true; of course; that's why I feel the way I do; I never thought of it that way"!
In the Cat Bennett book which sub text is '50 Ways to Paint a Pipe' - a reference to a small painting of a pipe by Rene Magritte - she suggests exercises and practical ways to develop your art. Both books inspire and inform.