In the library, the designer and artist: books that you should read
All books that have fallen into a selection, the authors of Edu Technophobia read themselves and actively shared their impressions in the form of reviews with which you can read by clicking on the name of the book.
"Draw every day," Natalie Ratkovsky – Creative kick for any person
The book is an experiment of a graduate designer and illustrator Natalie Ratkovsky. Natalie decided to prove that it is also useless to wait for inspiration, as waiting for the sea of weather, and therefore you need not just clap your eyes, but to do.
An experiment is called "365": every day the author of the book "Draw every day" decided to create one small picture. In addition to such an unusual and difficult experiment, the book is interesting and advice that Natalie is divided into creative people.
Joni Aiv, Linder Kani – About a person who has changed how we work, having fun and communicate with each other
Each person, even the most talented, very rarely gets everything on a sowing with a blue wheelchair. The path to success is never easy, and every person who has succeeded in his professional activities for a long time and stubbornly. From this book you can learn about the life and work of the legendary designer Joni Quince. And in the review of the book you are also waiting for cool infographics.
"Allow yourself to create", Natalie Ratkovsky – antidote from fear of white sheet
Another book Natalie Ratkovsky. This time the author shares the experience of creating his own artbook. Make such a creative notebook will be useful and interesting both novice artists and professional designers who are tired of "creativity to order" and want to create for the soul.
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From the book you will learn about different types of artbooks and you can choose the one that suits you.
"Visual notes", Mike Robe – Guidelines for enhancing important ideas on paper
A little reinforcing the famous proverb, we can say that the real artist is an artist in everything. Why keep monotonous text notes when they can be replaced by visual, steep and comfortable sketches? Remember: what you can not express in words can be drawn. In his book, Mike Roudy will share a variety of technicians and techniques for creating a sketch. By the way, the book itself is one big sketch.
"The art of visualization in business", Rezazan Yau – a desk book for professionals in the field of infographics and presentations
We will be honest: designers often have not only to draw cute little animals, but also create graphics and charts for serious presentations. Sometimes presentations are so tightened that visual content is the only way to diversify them and do not let the listeners go crazy from boredom.
The book of Neutana Yau can be passed from the crust to crust, and you can use as a textbook and contact only those partitions that will help solve current visual tasks.
"Visual thinking", Dan Roem – learn to sell ideas with visual images
Visual thinking means the use of the advantages of the natural ability of a person to see – not only by eye, but also mentally, allowing to discover the ideas that would otherwise remain unnoticed; quickly and intuitively develop them, and then convey to other people in such a way that the surrounding quickly understood and accepted them – that is, to popularize.
The book will be useful not only to designers and artists who want to develop their visual thinking, but also managers and managers of organizations – they will learn to visualize problems and decisions, thereby making them more understandable for their colleagues.
"Emotional Web Design", Aaron Walter – how to develop a design capable of affecting emotions
The book, which is worth reading every web designer. And then the web designer is worth you to read this book by the head, sales managers, public relations professionals – in a word, all people in the company who do not have a direct relationship to the design work, but try to understand what they want "all these designers".
"Muza and the Beast", Yana Frank – Nonchard Time Management Takes
Jan Frank, famous artist and designer, in his book shares tips to help creative people organize their work.
Thinking about everything, I came to the conclusion that chaos does not contain anything comfortable and inspirational and has nothing to do with freedom.
It is recommended to read all whose Bardak in creative weekdays reached its apogee.
"Show your work!", Austin Cleon – 10 ways to become a bold and famous
Interesting how many talented guys destroyed a simple arms? How many wonderful work did not see the light only because of the fact that their creators chose to create "in the table"?
Austin Cleon is divided into 10 ways to help you openly and feel free to show the fruits of your efforts to the world.
"Muza, where your wings?", Yana Frank – will teach to create, without waiting for inspiration
Another book of Jana Frank, who will help you believe in your strength and turn your favorite hobby into a matter of life. In the book, Yana examines in detail the problems that interfere with doing, and tells how to deal with them.
Bonus: What to read the artist and designer on life tips
And what do you think, what books should be in the library of the artist and designer?