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Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand

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Artist Oliver Jeffers gives readers an unprecedented and intimate window into his creative process, weaving his popular works with never-before-seen art and illustrations, alongside his personal story of how he came to art, his love of books, and his bookmaking, fashioned from his personal sketchbooks.

This dynamic visual biography is Jeffers's personal chronicle of an arti
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Hardcover, 242 pages
Published October 16th 2018 by Rizzoli International Publications
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Fatima Naji
الوصف الملائم لهذا الكتاب: فنان✨👌🏼

ليسَ من نوع الكتب التي تُقرأ حرفًا حرفًا
لم اطّلع على محتواه ابدًا

الكتاب سيرة ذاتية تقريبًا
لكاتب ورسام قصص أطفال: oliver jeffer

ظنتت أن هذا الكتاب سيهتم أكثر بـ العملية
أكثر من حياته شخصيًا

لا يمكنني الحكم عليه تمامًا فلم اقرأه بدقة
الكتاب ضخم

انعكس ابداع jeffer على تصميم الكتاب
المحتوى مطروح بأسلوب مميز جدًا.
فيه تقريبًا اغلب اعمال الكاتب

الكتاب تغذية بصرية مُلهِمة لكل فنان ✨♥
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Rebecca
This is a coffee table book about Oliver Jeffers, known to me for his picture books and (after following him on Instagram) something called dipped paintings and fathom paintings.

I'll admit that I picked this up with a grudge very likely based on envy: A retrospective biography already? Isn't he only my age, or younger? Also, what's the big deal about him anyway? Maira Kalman also incorporates hand-lettered text and unique quirky imagery, but the illustration world doesn't seem to get in such a
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Barbara
I've long been a fan of this artist, whose work in Stuck, This Moose Belongs to Me, and The Day the Crayons Quit and other picture books struck me as unique, offering a fresh perspective on life and its various journeys. There is just something simple and appealing about his stories and images, and yet, a depth to them that made me as an adult reader pause for a moment to reflect on what I was seeing and experiencing. Naturally, when I saw this book available, I snatched it up, eager to learn mo ...more
Alyssa Foll
Nov 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
What a stunning book, stuffed full with the wondrous illustrations from the working mind and drawing hand of Oliver Jeffers. I have long admired his whimsical illustration style in children's book, but through following him on social media and then reading this book, I see that he is also an activist for environmentalism, women's rights, and peace. I appreciate that his art always has those messages embedded in it.
Highly recommended to savor the workings of Oliver Jeffers.
Daisy
Oct 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The duality of meaning and artistic talent to Jeffers work is not only shown in great detail in this book but it also has personal notes and writings which made me even more fond of his abilities as an artist and writer. This book has made me feel incredibly happy and comforted. A treat of a book.
Tara
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So beautiful. I love Oliver Jeffers
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Nov 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have loved Jeffers' books and illustrations for a long time but this book about that and his art made me like him even more, if that was even possible.
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An amazing gift for the Jeffers' fans in your life.
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Oliver Jeffers' work takes many forms. His distinctive paintings have been exhibited in galleries worldwide, and HarperCollins UK and Penguin USA publish his award-winning picture books, now translated into over 30 languages.

In 2007, Jeffers was the official illustrator for World Book Day, and in 2008 Lost and Found became Oliver's first book to made into animation by London-based Studio AKA.

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