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Happy VooDoo Gris Gris

Happy Voodoo Gris Gris: Over 45 Easy-To-Make Lucky Charms & Talismans, by Mademoiselle de la Brindille / Valerie Lefebvre; text by Anne-Claire Leveque. Sometimes I buy a book because it’s simply delightful.  The art is very original, made with refreshing and simple materials, and the book just makes me smile. This is one of those books. Sure, some of this artwork has a Voodoo connection. The author talks about magic… Read More »

Caffeine for the Creative Mind

Caffeine for the Creative Mind is on the very short list of books I rate with the full five stars.  It’s that good. Subtitled “250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain,” this book offers some tremendously fun and stimulating exercises to get you un-stuck as an artist… in minutes. This book suggests things I’ve never seen anywhere else.  For example: Write down 20 things that smell great when they are… Read More »