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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

The Sketchbook Challenge: Techniques, Prompts, and Inspiration for Achieving Your Creative Goals

The Sketchbook Challenge: Techniques, Prompts, and Inspiration for Achieving Your Creative Goals - Sue Bleiweiss I just wrote a nice, long review for this and it vanished. Oh well! In a nutshell, I learned about "silk fusion" in this book, which is a cool technique and I found out about a few new artists but other than that, this book did not grab me. I did enjoy seeing both the sketchbooks and final projects, side-by-side, but for the most part, I liked the sketchbook pages way better than what the artist ended up creating! But that's my personal taste. Definitely check this book out for yourself!