Category: Books

Basic Human Anatomy for Artist

Basic Human Anatomy for Artist

Here is another book I purchased, Basic Human Anatomy: An Essential Visual Guide for Artists published in 2016. I found it while researching this book Anatomy for the Artist published in 2001. I chose the newer book because 1 – it was new, and 2 – it broke the human form down with colored illustrations, step-by-step lessons, easy to …

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Spy the Lie

Spy the Lie

I bought the book Spy the Lie—by Philip Houston, Michael Floyd and Susan Carnicero – former CIA Officers—to help build believable characters in my crime novel. I thought what better than to write in a detective character who can detect if someone is lying to them and to make the questions they ask more believable. I …

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Quotes

“Never never never give up.” — Winston Churchill
“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit” — Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) Greek Philosopher