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The Craftsman's Handbook

by Cennino Cennini

Fifteenth-century handbook, written by a working artist of the day, reveals techniques of the masters in drawing, oil painting, frescoes, panel painting, gilding, casting, more. Direct link to artists of Middle...

Painting Garden Birds with Sherry C. Nelson

by Sherry Nelson

Trade in your bird watching binoculars for a brush!

Sherry C. Nelson, MDA, invites you to paint your favorite American garden birds.

In this book, 11 different oil painting projects show you how to create Bluebirds,...

The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks

by Lin Wellford

This book holds a mountain of fun for rock artists of all ages! With the instructions inside, creating these critters is as easy as picking up a rock!

Painting Flowers

by Sian Dudley

Painting flowers is a joyful experience - to capture and celebrate the colour, form and beauty of flowers in watercolour is an endlessly exciting pursuit. This book encourages you to experiment and play when...

Painting Landscapes

by Kevin Scully

The landscape is probably the most popular theme for artists, and this book takes you through the fundamental concepts and techniques necessary for painting the natural world. It presents a vast range of practical...

Painting Clouds and Skies in Oils

by Mo Teeuw

Learn to capture the beauty and drama of the sky. A good sky is the essence of successful landscape and seascape paintings, and this practical book covers everything you will need to know to paint a sky that...

Drawing and Painting the Landscape

by Philip Tyler

Capturing the landscape on paper requires the artist to look - to look deep into the distance and deep into the soul. This practical book celebrates the genre of landscape painting - the wonder of discovering...

Contemporary Landscapes in Mixed Media

by Soraya French

A great guide for painters who want to experiment with mixed media and make their landscape paintings more adventurous. Popular artist and teacher, Soraya French, encourages readers to experiment with mixing...

Learn to Paint People Quickly

by Haze Soan

A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things...

Recreating an Age of Reptiles

by Mark P Witton

Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals have always fascinated people but they pose vast problems for the artist. How do you go about recreating the anatomy and behaviour of a creature we've never seen? How...

Painting Portraits of Children

by Simon Davis

Painting a portrait of a child is one of the most complex challenges an artist will face. In this detailed and practical book, Simon Davis opens up his studio and explains his approach. As one of the country's...

Drawing and Painting Cars

by Keith Woodcock

This practical and stimulating book introduces and showcases a wide range of motoring art styles. Recognising the importance of drawing and research, it explains the key components of a successful painting,...

The French Impressionists

by Camille Mauclair

Illustrated with images of 60 Impressionist paintings

This book presents excellent background information and paintings by the most renowned Impressionist painters: Monet, Manet, Morisot, Renoir, Cassatt, Degas,...

Chinese Brush Painting: A Hands-on Introduction to the Traditional Art

by Caroline Self & Susan Self

Presented in an easy-to-understand way that is perfect for children, Chinese Brush Painting teaches the ancient art of Chinese calligraphy.

For more than a thousand years, a traditional Chinese style of art—brush...

Crafting with Alcohol Inks: Creative Projects for Colorful Art, Furniture, Fashion, Gifts and Holiday Decor

by Allison Murray


With alcohol inks, you can add a dazzling design to just about anything. Packed with step-by-step photos, Crafting...

On Sight-Size Portraiture

by Nicholas Beer

In this fully revised and expanded book, Nicholas Beer examines the sight-size portrait method, in which the artist stands back at a distance to view the picture and sitter side-by-side and to scale. Nick demonstrates...

Learn Oils Quickly

by Hazel Soan

A practical guide to learn painting in oils, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan has distilled her art teaching into the things that matter most and...

Keeping Sketchbooks

by Martin Ursell

Artists use sketchbooks for a myriad of purposes - to capture a moment, to develop an idea, to record a scene... This book advises on how to enjoy keeping a sketchbook and how to make the most of their use....

Figurative Painting with Collage

by Rod Judkins

Collage is an innovative and exciting technique that invigorates the artistic process through unusual associations and dislocated imagery. This practical book shows how collage can be used to portray the figure...

Beginner's Watercolour

by Pavilion

Over 20 simple watercolour projects for beginners, packed with techniques and tips. Paint beautiful watercolours with ease, even if you've never picked up a brush! With a fully illustrated step-by-step introduction...