“Mastering Handbuilding” book, 3.22.2018

I recently purchased and read Sunshine Cobb‘s latest book titled “Mastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Slabs, Coils, and More.” I suppose I could’ve waited until my public library bought the book, but I am impatient at times;)  Plus, I wanted to own it because 1) it was written by a woman, 2)…

“Live Form” book 9.14.2017

I was hoping this week to write about my trip to the north shore of Minnesota, but that got cancelled due to a long bout of what I think was the flu. So, instead of hiking the trails along Lake Superior and holding hands with my sweetheart by firelight at a cabin on the shore,…

art mystery books 4.13.2017

My friend loaned me a book last month titled The Vanishing Velasquez, written by Laura Cumming, an art critic. I loved the book, not only because it was about art and read rather like a mystery, but also because it got me curious about Diego Velasquez, who was born in 1599. The book is about…