Art Instruction

FLORA COLORING BOOK

Written by Trolle, Maria
Venture into Flora’s fairytale land as the seasons change. Illustrations of lush springtime flowers give way to a verdant summer and bountiful autumn which progress into a peaceful winter snowfall. People, sprites, and animals co-exist in this abundant garden. Let your mind come to rest as you color floral wreaths, sleeping fairies, fanciful houses, and busy bees. Includes a register for the plants and animals found within these pages, as well as twelve pages with Maria Trolle’s signature white-on-black imagery.Venture into Flora's fairytale land as the seasons change. Illustrations of lush springtime flowers give way to a verdant summer and bountiful autumn which progress into a peaceful winter snowfall. People, sprites, and animals co-exist in this abundant garden. Let your mind come to rest as you color floral wreaths, sleeping fairies, fanciful houses, and busy bees.
August 13, 2019 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith | 96 Pages |
$14.99
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WAYS OF DRAWING: ARTISTS? PERSPECTIVES AND PRACTICES

Written by Royal Drawing School, The
Drawing is among the most direct ways of engaging with the world; a way not just of seeing, but of understanding what you see. At once inspirational and instructive, Ways of Drawing collects a rich variety of reflections on the craft from practicing artists, teachers, and writers.
October 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson |
$39.95
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CONNECTING: HARNESS YOUR EMOTIONS TO ENHANCE YOUR CREATIVITY

Written by Larocca, Paulina
We are happier when we are more creative but are we more creative when we are happy? The longstanding view in psychology is that positive emotions are conducive to creativity. When we are feeling up, we feel we are more resourceful, but what if we are measuring the wrong thing?
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Bis Publishers |
$24.99
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SECRET OF THE HIGHLY CREATIVE THINKER

Written by Thurber, Sarah
People who are good at creating ideas are good at seeing connections. Could teaching people to see connections be a way to help them be more creative? Over the years, there's a need for a book on creativity that complements the teaching of the creative process and tools and gives you a practical approach to how to enhance your innate ability to think creatively.
September 10, 2019 | PB | Bis Publishers |
$19.99
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READ THIS IF YOU WANT TO BE GREAT AT DRAWING PEOPLE

Written by Selwyn, Leamy
Learn to draw figures and faces with this clear and easy to follow guide, the latest in the bestselling "Read This" series. Revealing the techniques and ideas behind inspirational works, the book will set you on the path to making your own great drawings.
September 24, 2019 | PB | Laurence King |
$17.99

FIND YOUR ARTISTIC VOICE: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO WORKING YOUR CREATIVE MAGIC

Written by Congdon, Lisa
An artist's unique voice is their calling card. It's what makes each of their works vital and particular. But developing such singular artistry requires effort and persistence. Bestselling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery. Featuring advice from Congdon herself and interviews with a roster of established artists, illustrators, and creatives, this one-of-a-kind book will show readers how to identify and nurture their own visual identity, navigate the influence of artists they admire, push through fear and insecurity, and appreciate the value of their personal journey.An artist's unique voice is their calling card. It's what makes each of their works vital and particular. But developing such singular artistry requires effort and persistence. Bestselling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery.
August 6, 2019 | PB | Chronicle Books |
$18.95

COLOUR YOUR OWN HISTORICAL MAPS

Written by British Library
Explore the cartographic treasures of the British Library's extensive map archive, and add your own colour. Early maps are often much more highly decorated than our own, featuring fantastical drawings of real or imaginary people and animals that may or may not occupy unknown places. Medieval maps look very different to the maps of today.
February 1, 2017 | PB | Pavilion Books |
$14.95

COLOUR YOUR OWN MEDIEVAL ALPHABET

Written by British Library
A medieval A to Z with letters from the collections of the British Library to colour in. Before the invention of the printing press, books were written out by hand, and were priceless objects. The most precious books were illuminated with gold or with bright colours. Initial letters were often highlighted either as decoration or to mark an important passage.
October 13, 2016 | PB | Pavilion | 56 Pages |
$14.95
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ART OF STILL LIFE: A CONTEMPORARY GUIDE TO CLASSICAL TECHNIQUES, COMPOSITION, AND PAINTING IN OIL

Written by Casey, Todd M
A must-have reference book for today's artists and art students. Every artist needs to learn and master the still life.
February 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Monacelli Studio | 304 Pages |
$40.00
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OFFICIAL BOB ROSS COLORING BOOK: THE COLORS OF THE FOUR SEASONS

Written by Ross, Bob
This sequel to the best-selling Bob Ross Coloring Book features a collection of sixty-five seasonal paintings refashioned from Bob Ross's original works.
September 3, 2019 | Paperback | Universe Publishing(NY) |
$16.95

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