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Chinese Landscape Painting Techniques for Watercolor

by Lian Quan Zhen

Minimum stroke - maximum effect

Learn how to make each brushstroke count when painting classically beautiful landscapes using a combination of traditional and modern watercolor techniques.

Master artist and teacher...


The Zentangle Untangled Workbook: A Tangle-a-Day to Draw Your Stress Away

by Kass Hall

"Life is short, certainly too short to be concerned too much with rules about drawing." --Kass Hall

In Zentangle Untangled, Kass Hall introduced you to the relaxing, innovative art of Zentangle. Now in The Zentangle...


Inside Acrylics: Studio Secrets From Today's Top Artists

by Phil Garrett

An artist-to-artist guide to acrylics today!

Acrylics are an astoundingly versatile medium, as evidenced by the diversity of work emerging from studios around the country. This book takes you inside the studios...


Encaustic Painting Techniques: The Whole Ball of Wax

by Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch

Your Comprehensive Encaustic Guidebook!

Everything you need to know to get started with encaustic painting is contained inside this book. Featuring techniques and projects from Encaustic Workshop and Encaustic...


Drawing Nature for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear & Easy Guide to Drawing Landscapes & Nature

by Mark Willenbrink & Mary Willenbrink

Have you ever experienced the peace of walking through the woods or the excitement of a storm gathering on a beach? Artwork provides the ability for us to capture those moments and share them with others.

Drawing...


Splash 14: Light & Color

by Rachel Rubin Wolf

"Sometimes the beauty of light can last only an instant...be ready." - Laurie Goldstein-Warren, P119

It starts with a sparkle of light, the expressive way a shadow maps out a face, the almost other-worldly luminosity...


The Declaration of You!: How to Find It, Own It and Shout It from the Rooftops

by Michelle Ward & Jessica Swift

Discover Your Purpose!

It's time to shed your "shoulds," and give yourself permission to step powerfully into your own passionate life. Through a series of creative, colorful exercises--questions to get the...


Donna Dewberry's Essential Guide to Flower and Landscape Painting: 50 Decorative and One-Stroke Painting Projects

by Donna Dewberry

50 of Donna's favorite projects in one gorgeous book!

Donna Dewberry flowers are beautiful to behold, and they are beautifully simple to create. You can achieve the same loveliness using her easy-to-master One-Stroke...


Wabi-Sabi Art Workshop: Mixed Media Techniques for Embracing Imperfection and Celebrating Happy Accidents

by Serena Barton

Are you inspired by the little things, the bits others might overlook? A crack in the sidewalk? The trunk of a fallen tree? Shards of broken pottery? Do you want your artwork to speak to the abstract nature...


Painting Brilliant Skies & Water in Pastel: Secrets to Bringing Light and Life to Your Landscapes

by Liz Haywood-Sullivan

From skies above to water below, discover the secrets to glorious landscapes!

No two elements of the landscape bring the artist greater inspiration--or greater challenge--than sky and water. Get them right and...


Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer

by Chris Cozen & Julie Prichard

Fresh new ways to create fabulous paintings with mixed media techniques!

Acrylic Solutions provides the "hows" behind a multitude of effects you've admired in other artists' works--and then some! Based on the...


Watercolor Unleashed: New Directions for Traditional Painting Techniques

by Julie Gilbert Pollard

Discover fresh, forgiving techniques that promise less frustration and juicier results!

Julie Gilbert Pollard subscribes to the "whatever works" school of painting. Not bound by tradition, she shows you how...


Acrylic Techniques in Mixed Media: Layer, Scribble, Stencil, Stamp

by Roxanne Padgett

Layer It Colorful! Layer It Lush!

Are you afraid of spoiling the blank page with a mish-mash of ugly colors? Vibrant design, striking marks, textures and dynamic color combinations can be easily attained by...


Creative Freedom: 52 Art Ideas, Projects and Exercises to Overcome Your Creativity Block

by Maggie Price

Paint outside the lines!

Jumpstart your creativity and inject new life into your art.

Struggling to get started? Paralyzed by the fear of failure? Find yourself falling back on the same colors again and again?...


Creative Freedom: 52 Art Ideas, Projects and Exercises to Overcome Your Creativity Block

by Maggie Price

Paint outside the lines!

Jumpstart your creativity and inject new life into your art.

Struggling to get started? Paralyzed by the fear of failure? Find yourself falling back on the same colors again and again?...


Crafty Birds: Bird Art & Crafts for Mixed Media Artists

by Kristy Conlin

You'll be as proud as a peacock to make these enchanting projects!

Freedom, grace, happiness, simplicity--all are traits associated with the humble bird, a subject favored by artists and crafters everywhere....


Draw and Paint 50 Animals: Dogs, Cats, Birds, Horses and More

by Jeanne Filler Scott

Turn your love of animals into art you adore!

From her family farm in Kentucky, artist Jeanne Filler Scott spends her days joyfully surrounded by pets, barnyard animals and wildlife. In this book, she shares...


Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively With Color & Composition

by Dina Wakley

Art Journal Color! Art Journal Composition! Art Journal Freedom!

Color is all around us and we often find ourselves drawn to particular combinations or arrangements. But how can you effectively and artistically...


Painting Classic Portraits: Great Faces Step by Step

by Luana Luconi Winner

Easy techniques for true-to-life portraits!

If you think all portrait-painting books are the same, think again. This book will inspire you to approach your canvas with renewed (or newly discovered) enthusiasm...


Making Metal Jewelry: How to Stamp, Forge, Form and Fold Metal Jewelry Designs

by Jen Cushman

Stamp, forge, form and fold your way to stunning metal jewelry!

Discover the stunning beauty inherent in asymmetry, raw edges, rust and an intimate story as you explore the manipulation of metal your way. Jen...