Saturday, December 21, 2019

Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's Book of Sketches Available "Magical Years"


PALH (Philippine American Literary House) has advance copies of MAGICAL YEARS: MEMORIES & SKETCHES by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, a special limited hardbound signed edition that collects Brainard's 43 sketches. Known as a writer and lacking formal training in the arts, Cecilia started sketching in 2018. Using reed and pen and ink, she presents in this hardcover book, 43 sketches depicting what she calls her Magical Years as a child in her birth city of Cebu, Philippines.

Praise for Magical Years: Memories & Sketches
"'Magic' is the key word in the art of Cecilia Manguerra Brainard. Every drawing transports you to a different world and a different time, and you cannot ever come back unchanged." ~ Tony Perez, Playwright, Novelist, & Painter

"Drawings are often ignored as being mere steps to painting, but with Cecilia Brainard you take them on their own -- as visual notes, windows to memory and history." ~ Ambeth R. Ocampo, Historian

(PALH 2020), 37 pages, book size is 8 X 8, hardbound
ISBN 9780971945890
Special Limited Edition -
Signed Book of 43 Sketches in reed and pen and ink by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, (hb) $45.00

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