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The Preservation of Leather Bookbindings

by H. J. Plenderleith

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


A Handy Guide to Wood Carving

by Anon.

Contained within this antique book is a wonderful little guide to wood carving, including information on the tools, techniques, and materials necessary for successful carving. Complete with easy to follow instructions...


Modern Masters of Etching

by James McBey

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Art Of Wood Carving. Practical Hints To Amateurs, And A Short History Of The Art

by George Alfred Rogers

This book contains a detailed treatise on wood carving, including practical tips for amateurs, and a short history of the art. Containing invaluable information on tools and techniques, as well as a myriad other...


Practical Wood Carving - How To Use The Tools And Make The Designs

by Edward Hobs

Originally published in early 1900s. The illustrated contents include: Materials - Tools and Equipment - Care and Use of Tools - First Steps in Wood Carving - Chip Carving - Incised Work - Relief Carving - Pierced...


A Picture Book of Bookbindings - Part I: Before 1550 - Victoria & Albert Museum

by Anon.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe

by Sasha Duerr

A beautiful book of seasonal projects for using the brilliant spectrum of colors derived from plants to naturally dye your clothing and home textiles.

Organized by season, Natural Color is a beautifully...


The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

by Keith Houston

“Everybody who has ever read a book will benefit from the way Keith Houston explores the most powerful object of our time. And everybody who has read it will agree that reports of the book’s death have been...


Abstract Expressionism For Beginners

by Richard Klin, Lily Prince & Steven Zucker

Abstract Expressionism was the defining movement in American art during the years following World War II, making New York City the center of the international art scene. But what the heck did it mean! The drips,...


Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils

by Sue Vize

Drawing with graphite and coloured pencils enables the artist to capture every detail of a plant, and to enjoy, study and celebrate their wonderful forms. Whether the illustration is a striking monotone or vibrant...


Ceramics: Contemporary Artists Working in Clay

by Kate Singleton & Danielle Krysa

This ebook presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain...


Art in the Making: Artists and their Materials from the Studio to Crowdsourcing

by Glenn Adamson & Julia Bryan-Wilson

The first book to address the significance of the materials and methods used to make contemporary artworks Today, artists are able to create using multiple methods of production—from painting to digital technologies...


Mastering the Potter's Wheel: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Potters

by Ben Carter

Take your skills - and your work - to the next level. Mastering the Potter's Wheel starts with an introduction to wheel-throwing, from centering to creating the basic forms. What pushes this book beyond the...


Splash 17: Inspiring Subjects

by Rachel Rubin Wolf

A revealing gesture, a brilliant quality of light, a particularly perfect bloom... This volume of Splash is dedicated to those glorious sparks of inspiration, and the stories of how 129 artists fanned them into...


Oil Painting Essentials: Mastering Portraits, Figures, Still Lifes, Landscapes, and Interiors

by Gregg Kreutz

An essential guide to the oil painting techniques that will allow artists to master a variety of subjects, including figures, portraits, still life, landscapes, and interiors.

Many painters limit themselves to...


Ladies Drawing Night: Make Art, Get Inspired, Join the Party

by Julia Rothman, Leah Goren & Rachael Cole

Speaking directly to today's explosion of creativity, Ladies Drawing Night is for women looking to deepen their creative connections and expressions. Join rock star illustrators Julia Rothman, Leah Goren, and...


The Art of Chalk: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Art with Chalk

by Tracy Lee Stum

Chalk, a ubiquitous and versatile implement made from limestone, is much more than a humble tool for jotting impermanent notes. With a wide range of uses in art and design, chalk is quickly becoming a favorite...


Artist's Sketchbook: Exercises and Techniques for Sketching on the Spot

by Cathy Johnson

Grab your pen and seize the day! Make art a part of your everyday life, and everyday life a part of your art.

Vast opportunities and great joy await you as you learn sketching "on the spot"--be it in your own...


The Acrylic Painter: Tools and Techniques for the Most Versatile Medium

by James Van Patten

A complete course on acrylic painting for beginners and experienced artists that covers classic approaches and new innovations 

Embraced for versatility, quick-drying properties, and non-toxicity, no medium...


Simply Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Elegant Lettering

by Judy Detrick

Learning the simple and beautiful art of hand-lettered calligraphy is as easy as picking up pen and paper!

Italic is the calligraphy’s most popular alphabet, and this delightful manual introduces basic capital...