Art Instruction

BOTANICAL SKETCHBOOK

Inspirational and instructive, this mix of storytelling and beautiful images charts one woman's journey from amateur painter to botanical artist. Both a showcase for Mary Ann's sketchbooks and paintings, and a record of her achievements, Botanical Sketchbook is packed with advice for aspiring professionals.
March 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$17.95

HOW TO DRAW COMIC BOOK HEROES AND VILLAINS

Written by Hart, Christopher
Would-be cartoonists can learn how to draw heart-stopping heroes as well as vicious villains with this book featuring tips and artwork by Gray Morrow of Superman, Frank McLaughlin of Batman, and Frank Springer of Spiderman and Conan the Barbarian, among others. Pitfalls and problems that beginning artists are most likely to encounter are demonstrated. 144 illustrations, 72 in color.
September 1, 1995 | Paperback | Watson-Guptill | 144 Pages |
$19.95

ARTIST'S COMPLETE GUIDE TO FIGURE DRAWING

Written by Ryder, Anthony
This solid system for approaching figure drawing enables artists of all levels to achieve surprising new heights of expertise in depicting the human form. 200 illustrations.
June 1, 1999 | Paperback | Watson-Guptill | 160 Pages |
$24.99

LEARN CALLIGRAPHY: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF LETTERING AND DESIGN

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February 1, 2001 | Paperback |
$18.99

LOCAL COLOR

Whenever we first encounter a new place, whether landscape or cityscape, one of the most immediate and powerful sensations comes from its colors, or the palette of colors, which profoundly influence our reaction to and sense of a space.
April 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$19.95

IT'S NOT HOW GOOD YOU ARE IT'S HOW GOOD YOU WANT TO BE

It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be is a handbook of how to succeed in the world - a pocket 'bible' for the talented and timid to make the unthinkable thinkable and the impossible possible.
June 1, 2003 | Paperback |
$12.95

MAKING IT IN THE ART WORLD

Learn how today's artists survive, exhibit, and earn money, without selling out! This book explains how to be a professional artist and new methods to define and realize what success means. Whether you're a beginner, a student, or a career artist looking to be in the best museum shows, this book provides ways of advancing your plans on any level.
November 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$19.95

TAXIDERMY ART

In this collection of taxidermy art, you'll find a winged monkey with a fez and a martini glass, a jewel-encrusted piglet, a bionic fawn, and a polar bear balancing on a floating refrigerator. Author Robert Marbury makes for a friendly (and often funny) guide, addressing the three big questions people have about taxidermy art: What is it all about? Can I see some examples?
October 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$18.95

ART OF NOTICING: 131 WAYS TO SPARK CREATIVITY, FIND INSPIRATION, AND DISCOVER JOY IN THE EVERYDAY

An imaginative, thought-provoking gift book to awaken your senses and attune them to the things that matter in your life. Welcome to the era of white noise. Our lives are in constant tether to phones, to email, and to social media. In this age of distraction, the ability to experience and be present is often lost: to think and to see and to listen.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$22.95

KEEP GOING: 10 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE IN GOOD TIMES AND BAD

The world is crazy. Creative work is hard. And nothing is getting any easier!
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$12.95

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