Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Books....

This book was 30p from a charity shop. I know what a fabulous bargain it is in emaculate condition.



On Monday after dropping off my little man Cole I was waiting for the bus home when I heard someone call my name. When I looked across the road it was my friend Lorraine from Liverbirds. She tells me she had just come out of a charity shop further along the road and there was a Art book for £1.00. She was going to buy it but didn't have anyone in mind who would appreciate it then she saw me at the bus stop and new i would love it. So we walked back to the Charity shop and I picked up the book. It is big, thick and very heavy. It is in excellent condition and has every know piece of art known to man and is beautifully illustrated. I got my £1.00 for the woman at the till who then says that will be 30pence please. I was stunned I offered her the £1.00 but she only took 30p. I put the 70p change in the donation box. Both Lorraine and I could not believe the price. Now that is a bargain and I am so glad Lorraine spotted me at the bus stop. The second book I bought off Amazon cost about £6.00 with postage. Now I know it seems a bit of an odd book to buy but the artist shows step by step how to draw the female form using simple shapes. As I have been trying to teach myself whimsical girls I thought this would help. This afternoon I had a go and I think I am getting somewhere. OK Ive been a bit generous with nipped in waist and JLO bums and thighs but on the whole I think I'm getting there. Only I am not to sure where there is? X:)

7 comments:

Caz said...

It looks like you have drawn me!!! Great book bargain.

Susan said...

Hi Caz :)Ye the book was a fab bargain but it was all thanks to my friend Elaine. A meant to be find being at the right place at the right time. X:)

Claire Louise McKillop said...

SUSAN!!! I am so glad i have discovered this little blog of yours! i'm feeling lost without your wonderful stories in textiles, and reading this post made me happy! haha, that book was totes a bargain!!!
(Love Claire x)

Susan said...

Helllllllo Claire! my lovely, how are you. Arr I miss you and Bec to sweetie. Thanks for dropping by and leaving a comment. Ye the book is fab total bargain. Sending you a big summer hug sweetie x

Lin said...

What a bargain! and I love your fairy. xx

Susan said...

Thanks Lin x:)

Kath said...

generous with nipped in waist and JLO bums and thighs

In my dreams LOL