The Daily Book of Art

The Daily Book of Art

365 Readings That Teach, Inspire & Entertain

By Colin Gilbert; Dylan Gilbert; Elizabeth T. Gilbert

Walter Foster Publishing, Hardcover, 9781600581311, 376pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009

Description
In today's fast-paced world, creative people are as eager as ever to pursue their artistic passions, but many of them simply don't have enough time. Catering to this modern dilemma, we've concocted the perfect remedy for over-burdened artists." The Daily Book of Art" includes a year's worth of brief daily readings and lessons about the visual arts that entertain as they inform. Ten exciting categories of discussion rotate throughout the course of a year, giving readers a well-rounded experience in the art world. From color psychology and aesthetic philosophy to the proverbial argument over whether elephants really can paint, art-starved readers will encounter a broad range of inspiring subjects. The book also features a ribbon bookmark so readers can keep their place throughout the year. The ten categories of discussion include Art 101, Philosophy of Art, Art Through the Ages, Profiles in Art, A Picture's Worth 200 Words, Art from the Inside Out, Art Around the World, Artistic Oddities, Unexpected Art Forms, and Step-by-Step Exercises.


About the Author
Colin Gilbert of Laguna Niguel, California, is a freelance writer and photographer with a degree in philosophy.

Colin Gilbert of Laguna Niguel, California, is a freelance writer and photographer with a degree in philosophy.

Elizabeth T. Gilbert, of Laguna Niguel, California, is a writer, editor, and in-house artist for Walter Foster Publishing.