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The Daily Book of Art: 365 readings that teach, inspire & entertain

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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 info ...more
Hardcover, 376 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Walter Foster Publishing
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Enid
Aug 07, 2010 Enid rated it liked it
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A good book! A few pages are dull but there are some really great quotes and a terrific choice of alternative projects.
Adrian
May 17, 2016 Adrian rated it it was amazing

In the book The Daily Book of Art it shows you three hundred and sixty five readings that teach, inspire and entertain people about the different types of art. The first few pages of the book informs you about all the authors of the book and their different views on the art community. The book has a total of eight authors, and each other talks about different topics of art. The elements of art is the basic thing to learn about art first. There are many elements of art in the art community but th
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Jim Razinha
Dec 27, 2013 Jim Razinha rated it it was ok
After 70 "days", I decided that taking a year to finish wasn't for me. It wasn't bad, but prospective readers need to understand that this is a collection of 365 snapshots, condensed and simplified. I found the authors rather culturally or hemispherically myopic - pretty much focused entirely on Western art. The leading questions were juvenile ("What do you think is going through Suzon's mind?") and the generalizations trite ("...tapping into what unites us all: a fascination with the mysteries ...more
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May 08, 2013 Javier rated it really liked it
A fun, quick read. More of a reference book, it covers the basics of multiple topics within the world of art. Use it as a launching pad into a more in depth study of the various topics covered.
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Dec 07, 2015 Marcia Haskell rated it it was ok
Most days the subject is quite interesting and not things I would have thought, but which agree with my assessments. Language is a little to flowery.
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