Sketchbook Club: Dan Eldon & Peter Beard

Sketchbooks don’t just have to contain sketches. This week in the Club, I discuss how two photographers document their lives in Africa using collage, calligraphy, and gorgeous photos.

This week we will discuss the following books:
• The Journey is the Destination: The Journals of Dan Eldon

And, by Peter Beard:
The End of the Game
• Fifty Years of Portraits and
• Beyond the End of the World

 

9 thoughts on “Sketchbook Club: Dan Eldon & Peter Beard”

  1. I’m so glad that you featured Peter Beard – his art is amazing! My favorite books are ‘Longing for Darkness – Kamante’s Tales from Out of Africa (Published in 1975, ISBN 0151530807)’ and ‘Zara’s Tales’. Definitely a creative sketchbook style that I love.
    Your book reviews have been wonderful…!!!

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  2. Two of my favorites! Thank you! Lots of interesting things about Peter Beard that I didn’t know. Both have a reach out and grab you by the eyeballs quality and an exoticism of experience that few people will ever have.

    The oddest published journal/sketchbook that I have is “Kesey’s Jail Journal” that Ken Kesey made while in jail in the 60’s but published in 2003.

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  3. Danny your bookclub gets better each week. Your statement “The serendipity of juxtaposition” speaks volumes to me. I have had “The Journal Junkies Workshop” by David R. Modler and Eric M. Scott, their work was insoired by Dan Eldon (since 2011); your survey kourse on books (cause that is what it is) is value added on steroidsl. Thank you.

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