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September 4, 2009

Meng Chia Lai

Born in Yilan, Taiwan, Meng Chia Lai creates playful worlds with the intent on communicating a sincere, gentle language which is internationally recognizable. Her works share a warmth reminiscent of childhood, brief encounters and humane, idiosyncratic observations. Her ever growing collection of books are definately worth a gander. To describe her illustrations as childlike would be miss-guided, it is naive and pure of heart and thought.

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August 14, 2009

A Forest of Things

You know when something good happens and you feel like you want to jump out of your own skin? It's the way I feel every time I receive a package in the mail (snail mail, not e-mail). Every month I allow myself to buy at least one book for my library and today I received Sara Fanelli's "Sometimes I Think, Sometimes I am." Inside the book, Steven Heller explains better than I ever could:

"Viewing the pages of Sara Fanelli's sketchbooks showcased in this handsome volume...I was overcome, not so much by awe - though I am in awe of her incredible output - but by a surprising sense of calm. It is not often that art, and particularly such wild art as this, could cause me to feel the least bit peaceful; but Fanelli's drawings, cuttings, collagings, smearings, smudgings, and scrawlings project through the chaos of their seemingly ad hoc compositions a sublimely soothing air - like a visual message. Yet unlike so much contemporary art - especially art rendered in the familiar cut-and-paste manner, which is designed, I believe, to agitate the eyes and grate the mind - this particular work is non-confrontational."

July 8, 2009

Hello, strangers.

Have you ever had a habit that you kept to yourself, then one day realized that this habit actually has a name? And people (lots of people, maybe) actually do this thing too? When I was a kid, I always did anonymous little gestures for strangers. Things like, dropping drawings of eskimos into the supermarket freezer (drawn on paper snow flakes, of course).

I thought it was a bit odd so I kept it to myself.

But what do you know, this habit of mine does have a name. And so Keri Smith (ahh, she's the best) introduced me to the secret, satisyfying world of guerilla art.

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June 17, 2009

Leather-bound or Loose Scrawls

Sketchbooks allow for freedom - for the maker to daydream, vent, and explore in private. Some keep it simple. Some fill every page with scribbles, scraps of paper or tape. Either way, they allow us to get a glimpse of what makes that person tick; which is why Richard Brereton created the book Sketchbooks: The Hidden Art of Designers, Illustrators and Creatives. In it, the individual artists explain how they use their sketchbooks to create their finished works. These types of books never get old and are always insightful.

May 12, 2009

Pens, Markers, and Gouache

Picture this: 445 illustrations in a broad spectrum of styles and techniques by 80 different drawing enthusiasts. I've owned this book for about three years and every time I'm feeling hungry for some inspiration, for something truly satisfying, my hands go straight for this book. The Picture Book has become my bible, of sorts, and deserves to be sitting on everyone's bookshelf.

Above is titled Yeti vs. Big Foot by Genevieve Gauckler.

March 23, 2009

Black and White

Lucas Soi has a book filled with his black pen and ink drawings that takes an imaginative look into the male mind. That means it's not for children. It even comes with a 15" x 20" poster that he calls "I Built My Home for Making Adult Videos." So much insight for only $17? Go go, go buy it.

Above drawing: The Honeycomb (2008)

February 10, 2009

Bathroom Graffiti

Mark Ferem's Bathroom Graffiti book is a showcase of, you guessed it, the art and words that line our public restrooms. Mark spent several years collecting and compiling photographs of exceptional bathroom art. And when you flip past the pages of typical expressions like "call me for a good time", you'll discover a section devoted to doodles drawn during our most private and intimate moments.

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