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Simply Calligraphy: A Beginner's Guide to Elegant Lettering

by Judy Detrick

This little guide to hand lettering proves that calligraphy is as easy as picking up pen and paper. Focused on calligraphy’s most popular alphabet—italic—this delightful manual introduces basic capital...


20/20 Blindsight

by Busser Howell

 

At the age of fifteen, Busser Howell lost 98 percent of his vision. At the age of forty he lost the remaining 2 percent. Were the story to end there you would likely not be entirely shocked as this type of...


The Great Hall of Dinosaurs: An Artist's Exploration into the Jurassic World

by William O'Connor

Science and Imagination Collide!

The Great Hall of Dinosaurs is an illustrated guide to studying and drawing dinosaurs from the best-selling author of the Dracopedia series! Astounding dioramas of the world's...


Create Now!: A Systematic Guide to Artistic Audacity

by Marlo Johnson

The road to unfettered creativity begins here! Written in an engaging choose-your-own-path format, this unique guide transforms the creative process into a simple series of multiple-choice questions and answers....


Art Students League of New York on Painting: Lessons and Meditations on Mediums, Styles, and Methods

by James L Mcelhinney

New York Times Gift Pick: Coffee Table Books About New York 

A lushly illustrated, comprehensive guide to painting in all media from the prestigious visual arts education institution Art Students League...


Starting Your Career as an Artist: A Guide to Launching a Creative Life

by Angie Wojak & Stacy Miller

In this comprehensive manual, veteran art career professionals Angie Wojak and Stacy Miller show aspiring artists how to evaluate their goals and create a plan of action to advance their professional careers,...


The Theory and Practice of Perspective

by G. A. Storey

It is much easier to understand and remember a thing when a reason is given for it, than when we are merely shown how to do it without being told why it is so done; for in the latter case, instead of being assisted...


The Watercolor Course You've Always Wanted: Guided Lessons for Beginners and Experienced Artists

by Leslie Frontz

A comprehensive and practical guide to watercolor painting from sought-after instructor and acclaimed artist Leslie Frontz that answers the two most common questions students at all levels want to know: What...


Picturing the Bronze Age

by Johan Ling, Peter Skoglund & Ulf Bertilsson

Pictures from the Bronze Age are numerous, vivid and complex. There is no other prehistoric period that has produced such a wide range of images spanning from rock art to figurines to decoration on bronzes and...


Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop: A Modern Guide to the Ancient Art of Mokuhanga

by April Vollmer

An inspirational how-to course on Japanese woodblock printing's history and techniques, with guidance on materials and studio practices, step-by-step demonstrations, and examples of finished works by modern...


Sunlight and Shadows in Watercolour

by Lucy Willis

Lucy Willis is a well-known and successful watercolourist, renowned for her atmospheric paintings full of sunlight and shade. In her third book, Sunlight and Shadows in Watercolour, Lucy Willis shares her professional...


Shirley Trevena Watercolours

by Shirley Trevena

Shirley Trevena is a successful and popular watercolourist with a huge international fan base. Throughout her career Shirley has pushed the boundaries of watercolour and is regarded as one of Britain???s most...


Painting with Impact

by David Curtis & Robin Capon

David Curtis is one of the most successful and loved artists in the UK. His books are bestsellers and in his latest publication he talks about the secrets of producing paintings with impact. Although his work...


Freehand Figure Drawing for Illustrators: Mastering the Art of Drawing from Memory

by David H. Ross

Draw the Human Figure Anywhere, Anytime

For today’s in-demand comic creators, animators, video game artists, concept designers, and more, being able to quickly draw the human figure in a variety of action-packed...


Drawing and Painting Birds

by Tim Wootton

Birds are much admired, revered and envied. They have featured in art for many thousands of years and our fascination with them continues. They do though pose a challenge to paint and are not always the most...


Inspiration and Motivation for Artists

by Maya Goldsworthy

"To be an artist is to believe in life."  -Henry MooreThis colorful little book of uplifting quotes and tailored tips delivers motivational sparks and creative signposts for artists. Read it, doodle in it,...


The Business of Being an Artist

by Daniel Grant

The fifth edition of this updated and expanded classic provides visual artists with an in-depth guide to developing and building a career as a professional artist. Veteran art writer Daniel Grant weaves the...


Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee: Painting Techniques and Professional Advice

by Lori Mcnee

Lessons of a lifetime. 24 modern-day masters share secrets to their success.

Since 2009, thousands of artists have flocked to Lori McNee's FineArtTips.com for creative and professional advice. A social media...


Elevated Rock Art: Towards a maritime understanding of Bronze Age rock art in northern Bohuslän, Sweden

by Johan Ling

How may Bohuslän rock art and landscape be perceived and understood? Since the Bronze Age, the landscape has been transformed by shore displacement but, largely due to misunderstanding and certain ideas about...


Botanical Sketchbook

by Mary Ann Scott & Margaret Stevens

This is the story of one woman's journey from amateur painter to botanical artist, told through the sketchbooks and paintings she produced for the Distance Learning Diploma Course run by the Society of Botanical...