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Sumi-e

by Sato,Shozo

In this Japanese ink painting book renowned Japanese master Shozo Sato offers his own personal teaching on the beautiful art of sumi-e painting.

Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Ink Painting provides step-by-step,...


Gaspar van Wittel: views of Italy

by Emanuela Tarizzo, Cesare Lampronti & Nicola Spinosa

28 June ? 28 July 2013 Gaspar van Wittel succeeded above all other artists in capturing the lights, mysteries and poetry of Rome, skilfully bringing together the painting technique of the Dutch School he had...


Water Paper Paint

by Heather Jones

This book is not only for "painters" but for all types of creative individuals who want to experience and play with watercolor, whether their background is mixed-media, textile art, journaling, or paper craft....


Antonio López García’s Everyday Urban Worlds

by Benjamin Fraser

Antonio López García’s Everyday Urban Worlds: A Philosophy of Painting carries the reader on an interdisciplinary journey through painting, philosophy, art criticism, Spanish literature and film, history...


Naïve Art

by Nathalia Brodskaya

Naive art first became popular at the end of the 19th century. Until that time, this form of expression, created by untrained artists and characterised by spontaneity and simplicity, enjoyed little recognition...


Symbolism

by Nathalia Brodskaya

Symbolism appeared in France and Europe between the 1880s and the beginning of the 20th century. The Symbolists, fascinated with ancient mythology, attempted to escape the reign of rational thought imposed by...


On Drawing Trees and Nature

by J. D. Harding

This classic of art instruction is the work of James Duffield Harding (1798-1863), who served as drawing master and sketching companion to the great Victorian art critic, John Ruskin. Generations of students...


101 Top Techniques for Artists

by SAA

101 Top Techniques for Artists is a colourful compendium packed full of practical tips and techniques by 101 of today?s most popular leading artists. Each technique is presented in clear, simple step-by-step...


Art Making, Collections, and Obsessions

by Lynne Perrella

A glimpse into the personal collections and work of 35 major artists.

This large format, full-color, inspirational book is about how artists use their collections to make artwork. The gallery-style format allows...


French Painting

by Victoria Charles

The influence of works by French artists extends itself across all artistic styles, and many French works have gained world fame as classics. This book gives an overview of the French milestones in still lifes,...


The Male and Female Figure in Motion

by Eadweard Muybridge

Now artists, illustrators, photographers, and scientists can have Eadweard Muybridge's rare, unparalleled true action photographs in an inexpensive paperbound edition. Sixty classic photographic sequences of...


Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting

by John F. Carlson

Written by a famous American painter and teacher, whose landscapes are found in many of the world's most noted museums, this book is known as one of the art students' most helpful guides. It provides a wealth...


Kaleidoscopic Designs and How to Create Them

by Norma Y. and Leslie G. Finkel

Kaleidoscopic designs are thrilling in their profusion of color and repeating patterns, but they look so complex that creating one would seem to be virtually impossible. Norma and Leslie Finkel have done the...


Paint Lab

by Deborah Forman

Paint Lab is packed with unique and experimental techniques and ideas in painting. This hands-on book is organized into 52 units, which may, but don't need to be explored on a weekly basis. The labs can be worked...


Murano

by Alessandro Marzo Magno

When you think of the Venetian Island of Murano, glass immediately springs to mind. The history of glass has been interwoven with this island since 1290, when the Most Serene Republic of Venice ordered the transfer...


Art of Drawing People

by Debra Kauffman Yaun, William F. Powell, Ken Goldman & Walter Foster

Learn to draw faces, features, and figures in graphite, with inspiration from 4 accomplished artists

Packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques, this comprehensive, 144-page book is...


Quick & Clever Watercolours

by Charles Evans

Accomplished artist, Charles Evans, will have you painting in no time with these cleverly-constructed art projects that can each be completed in a matter of minutes. Packed with simple techniques and top tips...


Artist's Block Cured!

by Linda Krall & Amy Runyen

Beginning and advanced artists alike have experienced “artist's block” at some point in their endeavors. Now artists can turn to this book in their time of need. Artist's Block Cured! provides a stimulating...


The Urban Sketching Handbook Sketch Now, Think Later

by Mike Yoshiaki Daikubara

Boston-based urban artist Mike Daikubara gives beginners a crash course in location sketching that you can use in any city in Sketch Now, Think Later.

Everyone wishes they could sketch stylish scenes, but...


Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide

by Melissa Weiss

In Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide, pottery expert Melissa Weiss shows you the basics of crafting without a wheel, how to harvest and work wild clay, and using natural glazes.

Handbuilt pottery is the perfect way...