Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers
By (author) Danny Gregory
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Illustrated Life by Danny Gregory
Book DescriptionAn artist's journal is packed with sketches and captions; some rough, some polished. The margins sometimes spill over with hurriedly scrawled shopping lists and phone numbers. The cover may be travel-worn and the pages warped from watercolors. Open the book, and raw creativity seeps from each color and line. The intimacy and freedom on its pages are almost like being inside the artist's mind: You get a direct window into risks, lessons, mistakes, and dreams. The private worlds of these visual journals are exactly what you'll find inside An Illustrated Life. This book offers a sneak peak into the wildly creative imaginations of 50 top illustrators, designers and artists. Included are sketchbook pages from R. Crumb, Chris Ware, James Jean, James Kochalka, and many others. In addition, author Danny Gregory has interviewed each artist and shares their thoughts on living the artistic life through journaling.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781600610868
(254mm x 203mm x 23mm)
Imprint: How Books
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Danny Gregory
Danny Gregory has lived all over the world from Australia to Pakistan. He is currently Executive Creative Director of ad agency McGarry Bowen. His visual journaling Yahoo group has more than 2,300 members and his Everyday Matters blog receives thousands of visitors a month.
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