Art Instruction

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DRAWING MASTERCLASS: 100 CREATIVE TECHNIQUES OF GREAT ARTISTS

Written by Noble, Guy
Gorgeously illustrated and practical, this guide to the art of drawing employs a close analysis of great works to reveal techniques and lessons that will help practitioners at every level. The art of drawing is an essential skill for any artist. This beautifully produced book uses 100 great works on paper as its lessons.
October 25, 2017 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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THINK LIKE AN ARTIST, DON'T ACT LIKE ONE: COMMON SENSE FROM AN UNEXPECTED SOURCE

Written by de Wilt, Koos
This book presents seventy-five ways to look at art and seventy-five life lessons you can learn from it.
December 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Bis Publishers | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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MARTIN PARR COLORING BOOK!

Photography and pop-culture buffs, get out your crayons and colored pencils! Martin Parr's colorful and tongue-in-cheek photographs--his comedy of contemporary manners--have been transformed into a coloring book.
October 30, 2017 | Paperback | Aperture | 80 Pages |
$15.95
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ROGUES' GALLERY: THE RISE (AND OCCASIONAL FALL) OF ART DEALERS, THE HIDDEN PLAYERS IN THE HISTORY OF ART

Written by Hook, Philip
Philip Hook takes the lid off the world of art dealing to reveal the brilliance, cunning, greed, and daring of its practitioners. In a richly anecdotal chronological narrative he describes the rise and occasional fall of the extraordinary men and women who over the centuries have made it their business to sell art to kings, merchants, nobles, entrepreneurs, and museums.
October 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Experiment | 288 Pages |
$25.95
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SECRET LIFE OF THE PENCIL: GREAT CREATIVES AND THEIR PENCILS

Written by Tinney, Mike
Since software programs have come to dominate offices and studios, the pencil has become a symbol for creative freedom. In other words, the work you do on the computer is what you do for work, to pay the rent, whereas the stuff you do with your pencil is the stuff you do for fun.
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | Laurence King | 160 Pages |
$15.99
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READ THIS IF YOU WANT TO BE GREAT AT DRAWING

Written by Leamy, Selwyn
This book demystifies the art and practice of drawing. Through fifty drawings by great masters past and present, the techniques and ideas behind their master sketches will put you on the path to making your own great drawings. The entries also feature exercises with step-by-step instructions as well as simple diagrams providing further visual explanation to the jargon-free discussion.
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | Laurence King | 128 Pages |
$17.99
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BEG, STEAL AND BORROW: ARTISTS AGAINST ORIGINALITY

Written by Shore, Robert
"Art is theft," Picasso once proclaimed, and much of the best and most "original" new art involves an act or two of unequivocal, overt theft. Paradoxically, the law relating to artistic borrowing has grown more restrictive. "The plagiarism and copyright trials of the twenty-first century are what the obscenity trials were to the twentieth century," Kenneth Goldsmith, has observed.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Laurence King | 192 Pages |
$19.99
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INTO THE WILD: AN EXOTIC WOODLAND COLORING BOOK

Journey through dream-like forest scenes, and encounter real and fabulous creatures in this gorgeous new coloring book by Daisy Fletcher, creator of Birdtopia.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Laurence King | 84 Pages |
$15.99
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COOPER HEWITT DESIGN PATTERNS PENCIL SET

Written by Galison
The Cooper Hewitt Design Patterns Pencil Set from Galison adds vivid color and design to any desk or home office. A set of 8 natural wood pencils features patterns from the impressive archives of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.- 8 wooden pencils- Package: 2.5 x 8.25 x 0.375"- Pencils: Standard HB/#2
August 8, 2017 | Other | Galison |
$8.99
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PAINTED PETALS PENCIL SET

Written by Galison
Galison's Painted Petals Pencil Set features the vibrant floral designs by Scottish artist Katy Smail, a talented flower portraitist residing in New York City. These eight natural wood pencils featuring Smail's colorful florals are sure to brighten any desktop and coordinate perfectly with Galison's Greeting Assortment notecards, gilded planner and more.- 8 wooden pencils
July 3, 2017 | Other | Galison |
$8.99

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