Art Schooled by Jamie Coe (Nobrow) $22.95 - Daniel Stope is a small-town guy who dreams of becoming an artist. His enrollment at art school and consequent move to the city opens up a world of exciting possibiles. Unsurprisingly, Daniel struggles with his newfound independence – the …
Published by Dover
320p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
I love an old-school Dover reference book and this one is as good as it gets. An initial flip through might not reveal the weirdness that lurks within, but spend ten minutes seriously looking at it's endless variety of crestage and I think you'll get it. Truly inspiring symbology and form, Heraldic Crests is "A Pictorial Archive of 4,424 Designs for Artists and Craftspeople". For lovers of Crap Hound, tattoo art, unusual animals, alchemy and, uh, heraldry. Two thumbs up. -EF