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A lifelong lover of the arts, Elizabeth T. Gilbert earned a BA in English from the University of San Diego in 2003, where she also studied art and anthropology. Elizabeth spent the next eight years as an editor, writer, and in-house artist for Walter Foster Publishing. In 2009, she co-authored The Daily Book of Art: 365 readings that teach, inspire & entertain. Currently she is a freelance writer, editor, and artist working in Colorado, where she lives with her husband, their young son, and a mischievous cat.
David J. Schmidt of San Diego, California, is a freelance journalist, translator, and extensive traveler with an insatiable thirst for art and culture.
Sharon B. Robinson, of Long Beach, California, is a freelance writer and independent curator who works in the Curatorial Department at the Orange County Museum of Art. She has a master's degree in art history.Colin Gilbert of Laguna Niguel, California, is a freelance writer and photographer with a degree in philosophy; Dylan Gilbert is a freelance writer, musician, and art aficionado. He lives in Los Angeles, California; Elizabeth T. Gilbert, of Laguna Niguel, California, is a writer, editor, and in-house artist for Walter Foster Publishing; Gabriel Guzman of Montreal, Canada, is a martial artist and computer programmer with a penchant for art in everyday life; Rebecca J. Razo is a writer, editor, and poet with a degree in English and a background in 20th-century British literature; Amy Runyen of Los Angeles, California, is an art instructor with a master's degree in fine art. Sharon B. Robinson, of Long Beach, California, is a freelance writer and independent curator who works in the Curatorial Department at the Orange County Museum of Art. She has a master's degree in art history; David J. Schmidt of San Diego, California, is a freelance journalist, translator, and extensive traveler with an insatiable thirst for art and culture.
This art book presents an outstanding variety of themes, media, artists and periods.
This is a wonderful book that provides concise informative well written pieces that are fun to read and inspire you to create art!
Anyway, enjoyed THIS book a lot and am looking forward to other books along this line.
Love this book of random art info!! Highly recommend for daily art trivia!!Published 1 month ago by Sherry Marrah
I am very surprised that the book mentions a piece of art yet there is no image of it. Very disappointed.Published 2 months ago by Donald Cochran
I saw this book at an artist friend's house and decided there and then I needed my own copy.
It is fascinating reading, instructive, interesting, and a must-have for anyone... Read more
I thought there would be more photos of the artworks. Instead it's mostly a bunch of short essays, which are okay in and of themselves. Read morePublished 5 months ago by MAK
Daily art tools that keep me doing art everyday! Fun and easy to use. I love this book. I like doing the exercises at the end of each section.Published 7 months ago by JKlayman, AZ
It would be much better if coupled with "A Year in Art" or something similar, a pectoral presentation of art.Published 7 months ago by Robert E. Thomaston
There is so much in here that BORES the socks off me. I expected way more pages about the actual art pieces and/or authors but that's what I get for not actually browsing through... Read morePublished 7 months ago by VAwife
I always like to read through an art book. I have been painting for a long time and love getting new ideals from reading a book and playing around with new materials. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Matthew W.
I enjoy doing the projects recommended in the book. They are helpful, simple and easy to complete even on a n busy schedule.Published 8 months ago by d.s.