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A curated list of my favorite books for artists & creative minds.
Inspiring | Enlightening | Entertaining

My current favorite read...

A must read for every artist. I love this this book and can not recommend it highly enough!

Written by Rick Rubin, legendary music producer, this book is a thoughtful and insightful read about the creative human spirit. 

Also on my bookshelf...

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Show Your Work!

A light hearted read and fun little book providing insights and inspiration.

By Austin Kleon

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Big Magic

Full of great insights into creativity and the battles we face as artists and creators. 

By Elizabeth Gilbert


The Four Agreements

Words of wisdom to keep you grounded in your art practice.

By Don Miguel Ruiz


Art Inc.

Great art business tips and insights from well-known illustrator Lisa Cogdon.


Do the Work

Full of motivation if you need a kick in the butt to finish a project. Another good read from Steven Pressfield.


Creative Block

This book is full of exercises to help you  work through creative block.

By Danielle Krysa,


The unknown history of color is brought to life in this intriguing book by Kassia St. Clair

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The Annotated
Mona Lisa

Crib notes for art history, this a quick, easy, and digestible read. 

by Carol Strickland


The War of Art

Great insights into our creative minds and how the creative process works.

By Steven Pressfield


The Artist's Journey

Inspiring read about the desire to create

By Steven Pressfield. 

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