Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Books


My love for books started at a very young age, and as I have grown up I go through phases of the type of books I collect.  In my early teens I was sold on romance novels. When I did my degree I only brought health, nutrition and massage technique books, my DIY phase saw how-to books, decorating tips and fancy techniques.  My fiction phase included science fiction and thrillers.  Now I am an artist it's amazing how many wonderful books there are and over the years I've collected quite a few (see my previous post).  The great thing is being able to connect with the writers, many of whom are artists themselves.  One of my first mixed media books was Beryl Taylors' Mixed Media Explorations I was just blown away by the techniques and detail in her work, and this led me on that journey and adventure of exploration in the world of mixed media.

Whilst I try and curb my purchases - I am always on the look out for the next book to get excited by!  What new purchases have made their way on your shelf?

4 comments:

  1. Hi Amanada! I too love a good book and the one on my shelf right now is the one I wrote. Please visit my blog for information on my book! It came out beautifully and it's available now! You were really adorable...big smile and all!

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  2. I love your photo; You are so adorable!!! Write now...I mean right now, I bought The War of Art. It is about how all artists feel resistance and how to overcome~ I love your smile~xXx

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  3. I too love books. I have so many yet have so little time to read. Every years I plan to read more and it doesn't happen.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  4. Lovely, will definitely check out your book, thanks for visiting.

    Ella, bless you...

    Shanda, know what you mean I've just purchased some more that I really wanted to read, they'll have to stand in line:D

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