Terrific Art Book
I have been almost incommunicado with DH over the past 24 houirs because of Dakota Mitchel and Lee Haroun's wonderful book, which is copyrighted 2007, but available deeply discounted! Even though I paid cover price at Borders, I am thrilled. AND INSPIRED. Watch this space!
Whether one is teetering between non-representational or figurative paintings, precise or loose, tonal or colorative, oils or watercolors, she has samples and questions to make you think and experiment.
She also lists websites for lots of the artists whose work she samples.
I was especially taken by Cheri Christensen, Barbara Rainforth, and Robert Burridge.
Recent sketches are accessible via this one: