In my quest never to buy from Amazon I bought my copy of Steal Like an Artist from a local bookshop. Not local to me, I’ll grant you, but local to the author, which means my copy is signed. BOOYA!
It’s the first book in ages I would have used for teaching if I was still teaching art & design. I’ve been following Austin Kleon on tumblr for ages. If you clicky through the picture you will reach his website. BUT DO COME BACK HERE – THERE’S MORE!
The MORE to which I refer, is, of course, doggie photos. Ten’s friend Ian is starting a dog portrait bizniz and took a slew of Poppet and Hector pics. He’s just started a facebook page Dogstar on which is EVEN MOAR photos of the pair of them.
I’d never be able to get a shot like this. Because a) I am not much of a photographer and b) my camera is a point and shoot. I am unerringly not techie. But I do take nice pictures like this one on a regular basis, so sue me.
For some reason my WINDAZ environment is all bunged up and has become prone to freezing for the slightest reason, so Ten has parked me on the UBUNTU section of the puter. It’s quite nice, but it makes me think of this;