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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...

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...


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...

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...

Monumental Brasses of England and the Art of Brass Rubbing

by Rev Herbert W. Macklin

Originally published in 1898. This comprehensive and well illustrated book will enable the explorer of churches to more fully appreciate the true value of those ancient brazen memorials which adorn many pavements,...

Oh My Gouache!

by Zoë Ingram

Welcome to the wonderful world of painting with gouache, with the creative guidance of popular artist and illustrator Zoe Ingram

In this comprehensive beginner's guide, Zoe shares everything she possibly can...

Learn Watercolour Landscapes Quickly

by Hazel Soan

A guide to landscape painting for complete beginners with simple exercises.

Hazel Soan is a hugely successful painter and an outstanding teacher and author of art books, which have introduced the wonders of art...

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...

Conscious Creativity

by Philippa Stanton

“Full of tips and tricks on how to look at the world with a curious eye, it’s a brilliant way to breathe creativity (back) into our lives.” Flow magazine

“Crammed with practical ideas, inspirational...

From Art to Empowerment

by Annette Luycx

A hands-on workbook for self-discovery through artistic expression.

In this workbook, art educator and mentor Annette Luycx leads women through twelve dimensions of artistic expression from personal narrative...

Mindful Thoughts for Artists

by Georgina Hooper

Making with our hands taps into our innate creativity, and is uplifting, nourishing and soothing for the mind, body and soul. Mindful Thoughts for Artists is a lovingly crafted book of reflections on the joy...

Modern Drawing

by Chelsea Ward

The Modern series from Walter Foster Publishing offers a fun, fresh approach to working with traditional art media. This isn’t a dry instruction manual; it’s a contemporary guide filled with instruction,...

Watercolor Success in Four Steps

by Marina Bakasova

Grab your practice book, paint brushes, and discover the beautiful art of watercolor ? no experience required! The ultimate beginner?s guide, Watercolor Success in Four Steps will teach you how to perfectly...

Mastering Kilns and Firing

by Lindsay Oesterritter

Learn the key techniques, tips, and tricks for pit, barrel, raku, and wood firing.

Fall in love with flames, wood, and the effect that unique firing methods have on pottery. Move beyond the electric kiln and...

Mixed Media Landscapes and Seascapes

by Chris Forsey

An inspiring guide to creating successful landscapes and seascapes in mixed media, including watercolour, pastels, wax crayons, ink and acrylics.

Mixed media is ever growing in popularity. In this useful and...

Learn Acrylics Quickly

by Soraya French

A fun and accessible guide to acrylics, featuring step-by-step exercises and advice on technique to help your paintings flourish. 

Leading painter, teacher and writer Soraya French has distilled her art teaching...