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Thursday 5 July 2018
by Wulf
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Bright Earth: The Invention of Colour by Philip Ball

Philip Ball’s Bright Earth is a confluence of science, history and art. It explores what colours have been available to artists at different points in history and how their choices have been influenced by availability but also culture mores. The … Continue reading

Monday 11 June 2018
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The Spiritual Revolution of Rav Kook by Ari Ze’ev Schwartz

The painting isn’t part of my book review but I needed to get both done. For the 30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge, I worked up a small painting of the Rabbi, using one of the photos from the cover of the book as … Continue reading

Thursday 31 May 2018
by Wulf
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New Worlds, Year One by Marie Brennan

Marie Brennan’s New Worlds, Year One: A Writer’s Guide to the Art of Worldbuilding has an accurate title. It comes from a series of posts hosted on the Book Café blog, where Brennan writes about the topic of world building. … Continue reading

Friday 16 March 2018
by Wulf
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Two Poems

The two Dylan Thomas poems I posted over the previous two days were ones I discovered when I was studying English Literature for my A-Levels. This was before I experienced mortality in my close family but I think it illustrates … Continue reading