Friday Inspiration: Danny Gregory – An Illustrated Life

Danny Gregory’s book ‘An Illustrated Life‘ arrived this week.  This is part of my continuing exploration of how visual artists engage with their chosen medium on a daily basis.   Keeping a visual journal seems to be a common way to keep the energy up and to stay creative.  ‘An Illustrated Life‘ is not a new book, rather it was published in 2008, is a collection of example pages of the journals of 50 illustrators, artists, and designers with a short introduction from each.  After a quick flip through, I’m part of the way through it in more detail – it’s going to be something that I’m going to enjoy dipping into on a regular basis over the next few weeks.  A video for the book is below.

Danny’s other books are well worth checking out as is his website, where you can find examples of his journals.

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2 thoughts on “Friday Inspiration: Danny Gregory – An Illustrated Life

    • Have you seen any of his other books? I first found him through some sketchcrawling site that I followed a long time ago and the first book I saw was ‘Everyday Matters‘ that came as a product of him trying to deal with life after his wife was run over by a New York subway train. He has quite a story.

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