Just starting this book, “King of the world” by David Remnick, which was “nonfiction book of the year” according to Time magazine when it was first issued. Let’s see how it holds up! I’m pumped for a new biography!
There are two areas into which I want to spend more of my reading time going forward; classic fiction and textbook learning materials. —————– This one falls in the latter category – which is the harder of the two to write interesting post about – and as reading material these types of books can beContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Light for Visual Artists””
Asshole, crybaby or smelly hippie? Steve Jobs can be described in many ways. He certainly was a flawed man, yet brilliant! The products he brought into this world disrupted whole industries, a result of always demanding the impossible. ————- What really stood out for me in this book was how much of a hippie thisContinue reading “Thoughts on: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacsson”
I feel like some book are meant to be studied rather just being read. There are some book that I decided not to review for this reason. Reading them ones just don’t do the trick, usually this is the case with esoteric writings like today’s book. ——————— So I read the book two more timesContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Zen Mind, Beginners Mind””
After reading several of his earlier works (Franklin, Einstein & Jobs) I can’t wait to get my hands in Walter Isaacsons Leonardo Da Vinci biography! What books are you looking forward to this year?
This weekend I’m reading “Light for Visual Artists” & tear down wallpaper! What does your weekend look like?
Made a glorious return to the running trail today after struggling with a nasty cold for a while. Rewarded myself with this book to accompany me on the trail as I prepare for a race I’m running in November. “Stranger in the woods” by Michael Finkel tells the story of a man that one dayContinue reading “I’m back in the running trail with a new book in my ears!”
05.45 AM – Meeting the mysterious man behind Books on the Tub. He got a hold of my “to-read”-list and had a few books in his collection that where in the list. So this morning, at un ungodly hour, I meet him in person for the first time and got a stack of interesting books.Continue reading “Meeting the mysterious @BooksOnTheTub.”
When I read books on very esoteric/unusual topics it feels like its pretty hard to review them after just one read. These books are usually pretty condensed and each sentence by itself needs some reflection. In an attempt to remedy this I’m reading (in this case listening) the book several times before I review it.Continue reading “I don’t know if this makes (Z)ense?”
New Book – New Topic. Reading up on some light theory that might help me in my work as an Environment Artist in the games industry. Let there be light (and shadow, terminator, fill, translucency, caustics etc….)! Light for Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light in Art & Design