Art Instruction

ART OF URBAN SKETCHING: DRAWING ON LOCATION AROUND THE WORLD

Written by Campanario, Gabriel
The Art of Urban Sketching is both a comprehensive guide and a showcase of location drawings by artists around the world who draw the cities where they live and travel.
February 1, 2012 | Paperback | Quarry Books | 319 Pages |
$26.99

ARTIST'S EVERYTHING HANDBOOK

Written by Wilson, Kate
A practical and authoritative guide to the latest materials, hottest trends, and best techniques for creating stunning artwork, The Artist's Handbook is packed with easy-to-follow tutorials, engaging artist profiles, and inspirational galleries.
February 17, 2015 | Paperback | Harper Design | 288 Pages |
$29.99

YOU CAN PAINT WATERCOLORS IN TWELVE EASY LESSONS

Written by Nagayama, Yuko
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter, You Can Paint Vibrant Watercolors In Twelve Easy Steps is a visually rich guide that will help you master the stunning, but often complex techniques for creating beautiful, vibrant watercolors in twelve simple lessons.
September 23, 2014 | Paperback | Harper Design | 103 Pages |
$19.99

SKETCH CITY

Sketch City: Tips and Inspiration for Drawing on Location is the perfect companion for any creative traveler, urban explorer, or budding artist. 50 artists scattered around the globe have been brought together to share tips about their favorite urban settings, including locations in South America, Europe, Canada, Asia, and beyond.
June 1, 2015 | Paperback | Gingko Press | 224 Pages |
$29.95

ART, DOODLE, LOVE: A JOURNAL OF SELF-DISCOVERY

Written by Sokol, Dawn DeVries
Many women love the idea of leading a more creative life, but don't know where to begin. With Art Doodle Love, art journal expert Dawn DeVries Sokol provides the perfect jump start: an interactive fill-in book of prompts that will motivate women to "discover" themselves and their inner creative goddesses.
February 5, 2013 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 160 Pages |
$15.95

ART BEFORE BREAKFAST

Written by Gregory, Danny
Packed with the signature can-do attitude that makes beloved artist Danny Gregory a creativity guru to thousands across the globe, this unique guide serves up a hearty helping of inspiration.
February 17, 2015 | Paperback | Chronicle Books | 160 Pages |
$19.95

ART INC.: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR BUILDING YOUR CAREER AS AN ARTIST

Written by Congdon, Lisa
You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art--through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond.
August 12, 2014 | Paperback | Chronicle Books | 184 Pages |
$16.95

BOTANICAL SKETCHBOOK

Written by Stevens, Margaret
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 3, 2015 | Paperback | Batsford | 128 Pages |
$17.95

HOW TO DRAW COMIC BOOK HEROES AND VILLAINS

Written by Hart, Christopher
"How to Draw Comic Book Heroes and Villains" contains everything you need to know about creating super-powered images, and gives you the inside scoop on the comic book biz.
September 1, 1995 | Paperback | Watson-Guptill | 144 Pages |
$19.95

ARTIST'S COMPLETE GUIDE TO FIGURE DRAWING

Written by Ryder, Anthony
Many of us want to learn "how to draw." But as artist Anthony Ryder explains, it's much more important to learn what to draw. In other words, to observe and draw what we actually see, rather than what we think we see. When it comes to drawing the human figure, this means letting go of learned ideas and expectation of what the figure should look like.
June 1, 1999 | Paperback | Watson-Guptill | 160 Pages |
$24.99

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