Quit or Persist? Know When NOT to Quit a Book.

Since many of us don’t read for pleasure only we should be careful not to discard a book because it’s not a thrilling rollercoasters ride. Some books I struggled with—that bored me or overwhelmed me— also gave me valuable insights and context for understanding the world and human nature. Consult your ‘Why’ before you discard […]

Thoughts on: “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance

I was not the only one that woke up confused with Donald Trump installed as president of the United States. ————————————————- This book has helped me understand how this could happen and why it came a such a surprise for a lot of people. ————————————————- The book is part memoir and part sociocultural analysis. J. […]

Thoughts on: “Light for Visual Artists”

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 be […]

Thoughts on: “Zen Mind, Beginners Mind”

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 times […]

I don’t know if this makes (Z)ense?

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. […]

New Book!

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

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