Books by Dan Kistler

Books by Dan Kistler

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Greece Italy Sketchbook 2016

From September through November I traveled through parts of southern Greece and Italy from Paestum to Venice. This little book is a compilation of sketches and paintings I created on the trip. 300 pages of drawings condensed down to 72 pages—the best of the best.
Trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal is documents my trip to Nepal in May 2017. In the book I include photos, drawing, and paintings from the 10-day trek and the days before and after the trek. The destination of the trek was the ABD Base Camp (Annapurna Base Camp) which I did not make it to. I made it as far as Chhomorong where I headed back with part of the group for a second and different trek. Altogether an experience like nothing I have every done before.
Turkey and Greece Sketchbook 2009

Sample of my sketchbooks and paintings from the Principia College Greece/Turkey Abroad 2009. Traveled to this area in the spring of 2009 with 21 students and 2 faculty members from Principia College for 9 weeks of drawing on locations in both countries.
Turkey Greece Sketchbook Fall 2011

Selected drawings and small paintings from my recent trip to Turkey and Greece in the fall of 2011.
Turkey Greece Sketchbook Spring 2009

Sample of my sketchbooks and paintings from the Principia College Greece/Turkey Abroad 2009. Traveled to this area in the spring of 2009 with 21 students and 2 faculty members from Principia College for 9 weeks of drawing on locations in both countries.
The Escape of the 19 - 2016 Edition

This is the story from the Talent Night performance illustrated with drawings and images. It tells the story of the first part of the adventures in Greece and Turkey of the Principia College abroad program from the Fall of 2013. It only took two years to make this book but it is finally ready.
Other Families - Set One

A collection of photos tracing the travels of a family throughout parts of Europe in the years after WWII. Selected from an extensive slide collection that came with the purchase of a slide projector at a yard sale in Detroit, MI. Book one in a series
Turkey Greece Sketchbook Spring 2009

A collection of images purchased with a slide projector years ago in Detroit. This is book two of a continuing set of books on the travels and images of a family I have never met and will never meet. Travel with them through these images to Europe and beyond.
Spheres -

A small collection of shiny, round things. Artwork created in Adobe Illustrator CS3.
A Pixel Width

A collection of color and value that represent specific places in time and location throughout Greece and Turkey. Tiny slices of images from travels in Greece and Turkey used to create palettes of color.
The Montana Project

Images from the Fall 2005 Principia College Art Department Abroad - ArtQuest - the Core of Discovery. Led by David Coughtry and Dan Kistler and Emily Johnson. A four thousand mile journey from the heart of the midwest to the real west of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming.
Greece and Turkey - Summer 2008

A father and son adventure through the quiet and remote countrysides of Greece and Turkey to the teeming metropoli of Istanbul and Athens. Andrew and Dan Kistler team up with Jess and David Coughtry for a summer adventure. Be sure and bring sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat!
The Greece Abroad 2009

Photographs of the Spring Quarter 2009 Greece Abroad by Dan Kistler.
Turkey Greece Abroad Fall 2011

Photographs of the Fall 2011 Principia College abroad program to Turkey and Greece. August - November 2011
Turkey Greece 2013 Adventure - Revised

In the fall of 2013 nineteen students, faculty and an RC (escapees) from Principia College traveled to Turkey and Greece for an incredible adventure. This book is filled with photos from that trip. Organized chronologically from the first day of the adventure on the Principia College campus to the first day in Turkey and all the way through to the final show back on campus. What an adventure!