G. L. McDonnell

"Clean as you go, no clean no go"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (4 of 4)
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Pedagogical Sketchbook: Introduction by Sibyl Moho&hellip by Paul Klee
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Walter Gropious prodigy, 12 April 2013
Paul Klee the author and artist wrote this book between the wars last century. Much of his ouvre was abstract or sureal. His pedagogic sketch book simplifies the mechanics of visual comunication on a two dimensional surface. Tone, weight, movement and perspective are his cues for the chapters in the book. It is a small book but speaks volumes to me. It may seem odd but because I simply copied many of his sketches I understood it and still find it's precepts entirely relevant to my own creations. PS I may be wrong about the publishing dates but not by much. Walter Gropious was principle at the Bauhous when Paul Klee was a master there.
Sweet Thursday (Penguin Modern Classics) by John Steinbeck
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Please read Cannery row first and you will be ever so pleased to remake old aquaintances with the same characters in Sweet thursday.
I was sad when I came to the end of the story and closed the book having made a special friendship with every character in Cannery row and again to my absolute delight met them all again in Sweet Thursday.
I may never meet these characters again but it would be lovely to read books and stories like these over and over again.
Coincidence? my nickname at school was Mak.
Who ever fixed Docs brocken arm? I loved that scene and probably cried a little reading it. I usually do if it is good.
Has anyone seen the film or am I mistaken in… Read more
How To Grow Your Business While You Sleep by Henry Baker
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
How To Grow Your Business While You Sleep, is so ridiculously cheap it could easily be overlooked by anyone impressed by high prices and lots of words/pages, add-on,s,freebies and loads of technical how to's.
Henry has a real gift, and that is making the complicated simple enough for every-man to understand and use.
Once in possession of this undervalued work you will find out things you have suspected might work well and the things that really work well and valuable stuff you may never have thought about.
Henry's solutions are very easy to implement and manage and give you a leg up including his serious tools for… Read more