Art Instruction

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52 ASSIGNMENTS: STREET PHOTOGRAPHY

Written by Lloyd Duckett, Brian
This book features 52 color-coded commissions and concepts with alternative ideas for composing, creating and printing eye-catching images from the street.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Ammonite Press | 128 Pages |
$17.95
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MARKER WORKSHOP (2 BOOKS IN 1): LEARN TO INK IN 50 EXPERIMENTS

Written by Prood, Sasha
Take your drawing, doodling, or lettering to the next level and explore the incredibly diverse medium of fine-tip markers with this two-book set (an instruction book and corresponding workbook). Follow along as artist Sasha Prood teaches all the skills you'll need to create your own beautifully inked art. Begin with swatch tests and work your way up to more intricate compositions.
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Abrams Noterie |
$24.99
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WATERCOLOR BOTANICALS (2 BOOKS IN 1): 20 PRINTS TO PAINT AND FRAME

Written by Strange, Nikki
Make your own collection of botanical watercolor paintings with this two-book set (an instruction book and corresponding watercolor pad). Once upon a time, a vase of beautifully arranged flowers was the perfect subject for a watercolor still life. Today, indoor house plants reign supreme and palms have replaced peonies as the botanical of choice for artists.
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Abrams Noterie |
$24.99
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DAILY RITUALS: HOW ARTISTS WORK

Written by Mason Currey
A book on how artists work, how they ritualize their days with the comforting (mundane) details of their lives: their daily routines, fears, dreams, naps, eating habits, and other prescribed, finely calibrated "subtle maneuvers.O
April 23, 2013 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$24.95
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WAR OF ART: BREAK THROUGH THE BLOCKS AND WIN YOUR INNER CREATIVE BATTLES

Written by Pressfield, Steven
"The Art of War" meets "The Artist's Way" in this no-nonsense, profoundly inspiring guide to overcoming creative blocks of every kind.
January 11, 2012 | Paperback | Black Irish Entertainment LLC |
$12.95
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ART MATTERS: BECAUSE YOUR IMAGINATION CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

Written by Riddell, Chris
A stunning and timely creative call-to-arms combining four extraordinary written pieces by Neil Gaiman illustrated with the striking four-color artwork of Chris Riddell."The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before."--Neil Gaiman
November 20, 2018 | Hardcover | William Morrow & Company |
$19.99
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YOU CAN PAINT DAZZLING WATERCOLORS IN TWELVE EASY LESSONS

Written by Nagayama, Yuko
A visually rich guide that can help aspiring and experienced artists master the stunning yet often complex techniques used to create dazzling watercolor backgrounds in only a few simple steps.Watercolor paintings are highly regarded for their delicate strokes, incandescent washes, and ethereal pigments. But the very beauty of this medium also makes it challenging for painters.
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Harper Design |
$21.99
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MAKE INK: A FORAGER'S GUIDE TO NATURAL INKMAKING

Written by Logan, Jason
Includes bibliographical references (page 190).
September 11, 2018 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$29.99
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FIGURES FROM LIFE: DRAWING WITH STYLE

Written by Bell, Julie
The book is an in-depth exploration of life drawing--covering gesture, short and long poses, foreshortening and contrapposto, and more--and delves into its more challenging aspects: such as measuring with rhythm, drawing with feeling, and developing a style.
October 1, 2018 | Paperback | Korero Press |
$29.95
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DRAW AND BE HAPPY: ART EXERCISES TO BRING YOU JOY

Written by Shaw, Tim
Drawing makes you happy! This boldly illustrated handbook offers easy-to-follow drawing exercises--some thought-provoking, some meditative, all fun--inspired by art-therapy practices.
October 9, 2018 | Paperback | Chronicle Books |
$19.95

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