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Book Review: People In Costume: 1930s and 1940s

People In Costume:  1930s and 1940s, by Jennifer Ruby, In the hands of a capable illustrator and a skilled writer, fashion can tell a story.  It is not always the sort of story that one enjoys reading but it certainly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Art & Love

Art & Love:  An Illustrated Anthology Of Love Poetry, selected by Kate Farrell This book is a lot better than I thought it would be.  Admittedly, this is not exactly a new collection of poetry, having been made in 1990 … Continue reading

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Book Review: They Drew As They Pleased

They Drew As They Pleased:  The Hidden Art Of Disney’s Golden Age:  Volume 1:  The 1930’s, by Didier Ghez There is something uncomfortable about this book.  It is by no means a bad book, nor a bad way to appreciate … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Big Hero 6

The Art Of Big Hero 6, by Jessica Jules, Preface by John Lasseter, Foreword by Don Hall and Chris Williams It can be a fascinating experience to read a book consisting mostly of artwork from a film that one has … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Little Spark

The Little Spark:  30 Ways To Increase Your Creativity, by Carrie Bloomston I did not consider this to be a bad book, though I think the author was herself somewhat confused as to what she was trying to accomplish with … Continue reading

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The Art Of Monsters

Over the past few years there has been an increasing tendency to look harshly at the art of monsters.  We have found our appreciation of Bill Cosby’s calls for decorum to younger comedians and his family friendly entertainment like the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Frozen

The Art Of Frozen, by Charles Solomon, Preface by John Lasseter, Foreword by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee I must admit that Frozen is not a particular favorite of Disney films for me, and not only because of its insufferable … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Cars 3

The Art Of Cars 3, foreword by John Lasseter, Preface by Brian Fee, Introduction by Bill Cone & Jay Shuster When a film franchise is in its third film, a lot of the decisions about the main characters have already … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Moana

The Art Of Moana, by Jessica Julius and Maggie Malone, preface by John Lasseter, foreword by Ron Clements and John Musker In many ways, this book is fascinating.  Personally, I greatly enjoyed seeing the art of this particular movie and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of The Good Dinosaur

The Art Of The Good Dinosaur, foreword by John Lasseter, introduction by Peter Sohn My feelings about this book are a bit torn.  I must admit that I haven’t seen the movie it was based on, but the book does … Continue reading

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