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. 13 Jun The man who painted this, Frederick Franck, was a Dutchman, when I first picked up The Zen of Seeing: Seeing/Drawing as Meditation. 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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Seems pretentious in many places, sneering at commercial or interpretive art. Sep 23, IzkanDar rated it it was amazing. We do not notice that there are probably ten thousand tiny little items around us. Start observing the Don’t let yourself be automated. While many of us go through life merely the zen of seeing frederick franck at things without much interest or passion, Franck challenges us to take up the discipline of seeing.

All this variety is usually lost to us. Jun 01, Janet rated it liked it Shelves: Religion Art Personal Growth.


The Zen experience does not make any sense from a rational or scientific point of view. Apr 17, Fran Cosgrove rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 11, Rita rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: LitFlash The eBooks you want at the zen of seeing frederick franck lowest prices. Or ten thousand capillaries in a leaf over your head. This book and “the awakened eye” are two I hope to keep in my personal book collection for life.

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Years ago when I was Artist-In-Residence at a federal prison, an inmate brought me his copy the zen of seeing frederick franck this to look at. It is a different way of experiencing. Wonderful in its prose and illustrations. They pick and choose which of his teachings to admire, and paint him as a model Buddhist.

This book shows us how practicing an Art is a form seekng meditation.

Lists with This Book. One of my favorites, but someone stole it from frederici collection – he rates it favorably as well. The Dot Peter H.

The Zen of Seeing : Seeing Drawing as Meditation

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 31, Heather rated it really liked it Shelves: Teaches how to look at things and to draw reflectively. This book brought it all into o for me and helped me understand what it was I was doing all these years. The Starry Night Richard Thomson.


He died in I was alone with this book and the night sky and it was perfect. The label on our drink container, or our wristwatch, or the tip of our shoe.

The drawings are very nuanced and Ferderick think he uses them to great effect to literally illustrate the concepts he writes about. Steal Like an Artist Austin Kleon. Thinking about this book always makes me want to go find a copy and refresh my knowledge of it the zen of seeing frederick franck, er, well, draw something!

How to Draw Manga Andres B. But every creator will have a different call inside of them.