Frederick Franck’s classic l work on drawing as a spiritual discipline is as fresh today as when it was first written. This paperback’s evergreen quality has to . Zen of Seeing has ratings and 69 reviews. Agir(آگِر) said: ذن یعنی زندگی که می داند دارد زندگی می کندوقتی این کتاب را می خوانیم، متوجه شباهت های. 12 Sep SeeingDrawing is spiritual discipline, a “Zen method” admirably suited to the active temperament, and a way of contemplation by which all.

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It teaches you to pay attention and to truly see, which is half the battle in drawing. The professor, valiant hero, leapt across a table, dashed across the room and caught me.

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The book is illustrated with many of Franck’s pen-and-wash drawings. Lists with This Book. The hundreds of wonderful drawings by Franck in the book offer proof positive that this discipline of pointed mindfulness yields abundant pleasures and delights. I love the idea of seeing and drawing as a meditation and I’ve read several positive reviews of this book. It is not just a book about seeing and drawing, vrederick is a book about truly living.


Zen of Seeing: Seeing/Drawing as Meditation

Mar 17, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I am not a “spiritual” person. I’ve committed myself to drawing, painting, sewing Bypass the ego and the mind and just allow the seeinf from eyes to hand to paper. Years ago when I was Artist-In-Residence at a federal prison, an inmate brought me his copy of this to look at.

Feel free to check out my blog at http: The author was guilty of this on a few different occasions. However, this book will not be of any aid to those who are searching for actual techniques and drills such as step by step exercises. I would recommend this title to those who are interested in drawing for the shear enjoyment of it. The whole ‘written in the author’s handwriting’ thing can make it a little hard to read the words sometimes but it reads like a letter written fdederick for you.

I was, however, a college drawing teacher for many years. It is not so much a book about drawing, though there is a little of that, but a book about living, seeing, Zen. Fredeirck you want to create, you’ll find your way.

What are we looking at instead? Suddenly there is the miracle of being really alive with all the senses functioning:.


The Zen of seeing: seeing, drawing as meditation – Frederick Franck – Google Books

Now open your eyes and focus on whatever you observed before — that plant or leaf or dandelion. Having done both, I definitely feel the link between the two.

We forget we have eyes at all. A renown Dutch artist offers his concept of seeing and drawing as a discipline by which the world may be rediscovered, a way of experiencing Zen. Jan 19, Cherry rated it it was amazing. I am not a Zen person.

The whole thing is hand-drawn and hand-lettered, and he is a very good artist with very cool handwriting. You can be everything in world,such as tree,bird,other people,pencil and etc This way of seeing is the opposite extreme from the momentary point-and-click experience of most travel photography.

I was so amazed freeerick I went out and bought art supplies. Apr 17, Fran Cosgrove rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving….

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