It’s done. The book is ready. It’s called TONDO – visual notes on the wonder path. “Tondo” is a Renaissance term for a circular work of art.
A book looks simply like a book, a stack of pages, filled with fine print and pretty pictures, held together by some form of binding. But beyond the box of a book it’s a project, a process, a container, a celebration, a mirror, a permission slip, a goal, a coming out, an experience of completion and above all: a way to share the journey, to inspire others and to pay the gifts forward.
Tondo is an art journal, a creativity guide and a cabinet of curiosities. It’s a curated collection of more than eighty round illustrations, doodles, paintings and notes that I have created over the past 12 years. The collection tells my visual story of creative and spiritual inquiry in a variety of art media.
I hope to inspire others to connect their own creative dots.
It’s also a Renaissance Soul manifesto – if you have multiple talents, give yourself permission to develop them all!
HOW TO GET YOUR COPY OF THE BOOK?
• The first edition of the book is self-published in a small print run. It is not yet available via regular book sellers. Finding a publisher and/or making the book available to a wider audience is the next phase of the project. The book of 190 full color pages can be ordered online for $49 + shipping.
Special launch price $35 + shipping. If you live in the Denver area we might be able to arrange a direct delivery or pick-up. Email me at Susanne@goodmoodart.com to order your book.
If you live in the Netherlands, we can bring your copy in July. The price is 32 Euro (+shipping, if necessary)
IS THE ORIGINAL ART FOR SALE?
Yes, most of the pages in the book are for sale. Some works have been sold to private collectors. Others need to stay with me.
If you find a page that really speaks to you and you would like to adopt it, please contact me at Susanne@goodmoodart.com for the price and shipping details. Pricing ranges from $20-200.