Category Archives: Art

Review: The Art of Map Illustration: A step-by-step artistic exploration of contemporary cartography and mapmaking by James Gulliver Hancock

Author: James Gulliver Hancock Released: April 3rd 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of The Art of Map Illustration in exchange for a fair and honest review. I’ll be honest with you, I don’t know much about mapmaking, … Continue reading

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Review: Cat Lady Embroidery: 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat

Author: Applemints Release: July 3rd 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of Cat Lady Embroidery through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. I knew the second I saw the title of this art book that … Continue reading

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Review: The Painted Art Journal: 24 Projects for Creating Your Visual Narrative by Jeanne Oliver

  Author: Jeanne Oliver Release: July 3rd 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of The Painted Art Journal through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. I’ve always loved the look of aged art journals. I … Continue reading

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Review: Portfolio: Beginning Color Mixing: Tips and techniques for mixing vibrant colors and cohesive palettes by Kimberly Adams

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing Author: Kimberly Adams Released: April 3rd 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of Portfolio: Beginning of Color Mixing in exchange for a fair and honest review. Beginning of Color Mixing has got to be … Continue reading

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Review: Being Creative: Be inspired. Unlock your originality: 20 thought-provoking lessons (Build and Become) by Michael Atavar

Publisher: Aurum Press Author: Michael Atavar Release: May 3rd 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of Being Creative in exchange for a fair and honest review. Being Creative isn’t your typical artistic guide book. The intent of this … Continue reading

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Review: The Creature Garden: An Illustrator’s Guide to Beautiful Beasts and Fictional Fauna

Publisher: Rock Point Authors/Artists: Zanna Goldhawk, Harry Goldhawk Release: May 29th 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of The Creature Garden from NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. If you’ve ever found yourself in need … Continue reading

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Review: Under Dogs by Andrius Burba

Publisher: Andrews and McMeel Publishing Author/Artist: Andrius Burba Release: May 8th 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of Under Dogs from NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. Under Dogs is a photography project completed by … Continue reading

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Review: Modern Drawing: A playful and creative exploration of drawing and illustration for mixed media artists and other creative types by Chelsea Ward

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing Author: Chelsea Ward Release: June 5th 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of Modern Drawing in exchange for a fair and honest review. Modern Drawing is a great art book for both beginners and … Continue reading

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Review: Birding Is My Favorite Video Game: Cartoons about the Natural World From “Bird and Moon”

Publisher: Andrews and McMeel Publishing Author/Artist: Rosemary Mosco Release: April 17th 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of Birding Is My Favorite Video Game from NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. Birding Is My Favorite … Continue reading

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Review: Contemporary Sand Sculpture by E Ashley Rooney

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Author: E Ashley Rooney Release: March 28th 2018 Received: NetGalley Rating:  I received a copy of Contemporary Sand Sculpture from NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. Contemporary Sand Sculpture is a fantastic read, … Continue reading

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