Tag Archives: 5 stars

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 »

Art Model’s Handbook

The Art Model’s Handbook, by Andrew Cahner is one of those books I look at and exclaim, “Why didn’t anyone write a book like this before..?” If you use artist’s models in your studio, work as an artist’s model, or have ever thought of working as an artist’s model*… you need to own a copy of this book. Yes, I usually say, “Read this book at your public library first,… Read More »