Happiness is Warm Color in the Shade: A Biography of Artist Milford Zornes
This book describes the childhood of noted California artist Milford Zornes in the Panhandle of Oklahoma in 1908, his move to Boise, Idaho and finally San Fernando, California.
Milford was described as probably the most prolific watercolorists in the United States. In addition to all his paintings he left a legacy of inspiring other artists through his mentorship. Milford had ben recognized as a National Academician by his peers, an honor Milford held in high regard.
The book looks at his passion and focus for his art from a young age, his loss of vision and his efforts to continue to paint. He couldn't imagine life without painting.