Tag Archives: Illustrations

Steal Like an Artist …. Show Your Work.

Two great, short, fun and irreverant books by Austin Kleon. Workman Publishing. 2012 and 2014.    Inspiring and challenging contemporary ideas for artists, writers and anyone about finding, reusing, sharing, working collaboratively in so many interesting ways. Absorbing his message encouraged me to … Continue reading

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Syllabus; Notes from an Accidental Professor.

by Lynda Barry. Drawn and Quarterly. 2014. 200 pp. illustrated. Read this book for the engrossing wild-ride – an illustration style – heavily/heavenly laden with cartoons, hand-written text, constantly varying page formatting and border designs,decoupage, watercolour sketches and exciting typographic ideas. it … Continue reading

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Show and Tell; how everybody can make extraordinary presentations.

by Dan Roam. Penguin/Portfolio. 2014. 260 pp. fully illustrated. A business-oriented book with practical ideas for development of stories and use of pictures and graphics to convey ideas to listeners.  The author differentiates 4 kinds of presentations, namely those designed to: … Continue reading

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