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Dare to Sketch: A Guide to Drawing on the Go

by Felix Scheinberger

An inspirational, instructional, and visually stimulating guide to sketching and drawing. Dare to Sketch is filled with practical tips about which materials to use, a variety of subject matter ranging from...


iPhone Photography for Everybody

by Michael Fagans

Three Benefits to Readers 1. Learn to approach image-making more creatively 2. Use the iPhone’s stripped-down controls most effectively 3. Create images with greater visual impact


School and Fireside Crafts

by Ann Macbeth

This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to various handicrafts, including pottery, basket making, needlework, and more. It includes step-by-step instructions and simple diagrams, making it perfect for...


The Way It Is

by James King

  • First-ever biography and critical survey of a major artist who disrupted the Canadian art establishment
  • Features gorgeous colour reproductions of many of Curnoe’s most vivid and important paintings, which...


Learn to Draw Action Heroes: An Easy Step by Step Guide to Drawing Comic Book Characters

by Robert A Marzullo

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a superhero drawing book!

Professional comic book artist and YouTube guru Robert Marzullo teaches you the building blocks of creating your own action heroes and explosive comic...


Our Friends in the Hunting Field

by Edward Kennard

This vintage book describes the various different types of people one might find amongst a group of English fox hunters, from the boring member to he who has lost his nerve. Humorous and entertaining to read,...


Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling

by Melanie Abrantes

Whittle a beautiful spoon, comb, pair of dice, and more with this fresh introduction to a folksy craft. Carve modernizes a mindful hobby that people have turned to for generations to help them slow down, relax, and...


Draw 50 Outer Space: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Astronauts, Rockets, Space Stations, Planets, Meteors, Comets, Asteroids, and More

by Lee J. Ames & Erin Harvey

Part of the best-selling Draw 50 series this step-by-step guide to sketching and rendering astronauts, planets, asteroids, comets, spaceships, space stations, and other elements related to outer space exploration...


Draw 50 Sea Creatures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Fish, Sharks, Mollusks, Dolphins, and More

by Lee J. Ames & Erin Harvey

Part of the best-selling Draw 50 series this step-by-step guide to drawing various fish, sharks, oysters, bottlenose dolphins, crabs, polar bears, coral, and other ocean life is for artists of all levels.

In...


Expressive Flower Painting: Simple Mixed Media Techniques for Bold Beautiful Blooms

by Lynn Whipple

Let your creativity bloom with Expressive Flower Painting!

Flowers are one of the most common and beloved subjects for artists. And for new artists, it's almost always one of the first things someone tries to...


THE MIGHTY MIKKO Children's Coloring Book

by John Halsted

The purpose behind this book is not only to give children a lot of enjoyment by freely splashing colour on a page, but also to introduce them to one of America’s forgotten artists – Jay van Everen. It also...


Figure Drawing Methods for Artists: Over 130 Methods for Sketching, Drawing, and Artistic Discovery

by Peter Boerboom & Tim Proetel

Simple methods teach how to draw figures.

When we try to draw a person, we are quickly confronted with various challenges. The proportions need to be correct, the attitude must be clear and vivid, the face should...


Tangle-Inspired Botanicals: Exploring the Natural World Through Mindful, Expressive Drawing

by Sharla R. Hicks

Get tangled up in the serenity of the natural world.

It's easy to see why interest in tangle drawing continues to grow. With a focus on simple mark making as well as drawing with the intention to relax and be...


Drawing for Joy: 15-Minute Daily Meditations to Cultivate Drawing Skill and Unwind with Color--365 Prompts for Aspiring Artists

by Stephanie Peterson Jones

The joyful feeling of creating art is at your fingertips with Drawing for Joy.

In Drawing for Joy, author and illustrator Stephanie Peterson Jones offers beginning artists a low-stress way to build a successful...


Brush Pen Lettering

by Grace Song

The first book dedicated entirely to the use and mastery of modern brush pens

Drawing gorgeous letters, words and phrases with a brush pen doesn’t have to be difficult! Brush Pen Lettering will show you how...


Colored Pencil Painting Portraits: Master a Revolutionary Method for Rendering Depth and Imitating Life

by Alyona Nickelsen

Colored pencil painter Alyona Nickelsen reveals how to use the medium to push the limits of realistic portraiture.

Colored Pencil Painting Portraits provides straightforward solutions to the problems that artists...


You Can Draw It in Just 30 Minutes: See It and Sketch It in a Half-Hour or Less

by Mark Kistler

"Sharpen your pencils and open your sketchbook; your teacher is waiting."--Boston Globe

Emmy Award-winning and longtime PBS host Mark Kistler is back with You Can Draw It in Just 30 Minutes, the sequel to his...


The Art and Practice of Typography - A Manual of American Printing

by Edmund G. Gress

In the preface to the first edition of "The Art and Practice of Typography,” the author stated that he did not "anticipate again having the pleasure of producing a book as elaborate as this one,” but the...


Beautiful Portrait Painting in Oils: Keys to Mastering Diverse Skin Tones and More

by Chris Saper

How to paint oil portraits like the Old Masters

Mona Lisa. Girl with a Pearl Earring. Madame X. The infinite variety and beauty of humankind--like the mysteries behind sparkling eyes, a sly smile or an averted...


Foundations of Drawing: A Practical Guide to Art History, Tools, Techniques, and Styles

by Al Gury

From a leading art instructor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, a complete survey of drawing as an art form covering its history, materials, and key techniques, alongside step-by-step...