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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If you Franck recommends drawing as a form of meditation. There’s a lot of fluff here, that I think he was trying to use to get his point across, but it tends to come off as snooty or elitist in it’s own way. One of my cherished books except that I don’t know where to find it! Jan zdn, Mia rated it it was amazing. I was alone with this book and the night the zen of seeing frederick franck and it was perfect.

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Zen of Seeing is not a how-to book. Dec 21, Vrinda rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 02, Kristine Brock rated it it was amazing. He has some great frwderick to say about teaching art; sometimes quotes from zen masters and sometimes just anecdotes from his outdoor sketching classes.

We do not notice that the zen of seeing frederick franck are probably ten thousand tiny little items around us. Buddhism Buddhism – Zen Spirituality. Close your eyes for the next five minutes. Apr 29, Juan rated it it was amazing.

Sep 12, Pages Buy. By teaches of Zen you can develop in drawing with your soul,and enjoying from action of tthe I’ve studied many of the how-to draw books out there on the market. Just spending time in nature with the eyes of an artist, really seeing rather than just looking, may be enough. Learn the zen of seeing frederick franck truly “see” the object, not just look at it.

Perhaps a bit too autobiographical attimes for my likin I had read one other book by Franck. This book certainly makes me want to draw more. I started drawing and painting a few years back and have bought lots of books, but none like this!

Jan 19, Cherry rated it it was amazing. Search Join The zen of seeing frederick franck Sign In. He was a native of The Netherlands and became a United States citizen in Paperbackpages. His handwriting of the text is an intriquing aspect of the book. One of the principles I relished most during this read was the concept of ‘ten thousand things’. About Frederick Franck Frederick Sigfred Franck was a painter, sculptor, and author of more than 30 books on Buddhism and other subjects who was known for his interest in human spirituality.

The whole thing is hand-drawn and hand-lettered, and he is a very good artist with very cool handwriting. The author uses many examples to illustrate his points he is trying to get across.

The Zen of Seeing : Seeing Drawing as Meditation

Feb 04, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: It’ “We do a lot of looking: Leaf Man Lois Ehlert. It is not ferderick a book about seeing and drawing, it is a book about truly living. Even if one is not interested in drawing, there is lots in this book the zen of seeing frederick franck recommend it.

His drawings and paintings are part of the permanent collections of numerous… More about Frederick Franck.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. BTW, I didnt get to finish the book because I fainted seeung a standing pose and since I was pregnant, I was afraid to continue. It has the look of my old well-loved Vegetarian epicure, a sort of buff paper covered book with pen and ink sketches and hand writing.

Actively look at things, in order to see.