Books for Artists

  • Surrealism: 50 Works of Art You Should Know - Paperback
    Surrealism: 50 Works of Art You Should Know - Paperback

    The Surrealist movement that developed in Europe following the devastation of World War I swept energetically through all kinds of media. Surrealism: 50 Works of Art You Should Know introduces readers to 50 unique artworks that have lost nothing of t...

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  • Drawing and Painting Anime and Manga Faces
    Drawing and Painting Anime and Manga Faces

    *Drawing and Painting Anime and Manga Faces* is an excellent gift for any artist with an interest in these popular artwork styles. Author and Japanese artist Nao Yazawa is known for her manga series and brings her expertise to this book, which teache...

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  • Fast Draw Manga Challenge
    Fast Draw Manga Challenge

    *Fast Draw Manga Challenge* teaches aspiring illustrators how to draw manga and anime characters in three styles: manga-style humans, chibi-style humans, and creatures. Learn to identify basic lines and forms of the body, add volume and details, and ...

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  • The Complete Guide to Drawing Action Manga
    The Complete Guide to Drawing Action Manga

    Learn how to draw lifelike action figures in the classic Japanese manga style with *The Complete Guide to Drawing Action Manga*. Each chapter covers a different category, including action, martial arts, interacting, weapons, and reacting. Authors — S...

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  • Manga Artists' Copic Marker Coloring Techniques
    Manga Artists' Copic Marker Coloring Techniques

    Elevate your skills as a manga artist using Copic markers with the book *Manga Artists’ Copic Marker Coloring Techniques*. Step-by-step instructions and tips from talented manga artists give techniques for blending, mixing, and layering colors, plus ...

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  • Manuscript Lionheart Benji's Big Day Activity Book
    Manuscript Lionheart Benji's Big Day Activity Book

    Manuscript Lionheart Benji's Big Day Activity Book includes exercises that teach kids new skills like handwriting, storytelling, and coloring activities. Choose from 44 activities designed to help develop key motor skills, pen control, letter formati...

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  • Lessons in Classical Painting: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier - Hardcover
    Lessons in Classical Painting: Essential Techniques from Inside the Atelier - Hardcover

    Lessons in Classical Painting presents aspiring artists with the skills and tools needed to master painting in the atelier style. With a direct, easy-to-follow approach, contemporary artist Juliette Aristides pairs personal examples and insights with...

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  • Expressive Flower Painting: Simple Mixed-Media Techniques for Bold, Beautiful Blooms
    Expressive Flower Painting: Simple Mixed-Media Techniques for Bold, Beautiful Blooms

    Let your creativity bloom with *Expressive Flower Painting*. This book presents a range of creative painting exercises that help readers develop vibrant nature paintings. Learn to make colorful, immediate, and joyful works of art in a wide variety of...

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  • Colorways: Watercolor Flowers
    Colorways: Watercolor Flowers

    Learn to paint vibrant and colorful flowers while mastering how to use color for maximum effect. Colorways: Watercolor Flowers is the perfect guide for aspiring artists who want to create color harmony in their paintings. Author - Bley Hack. - Colorw...

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  • Creative Watercolor
    Creative Watercolor

    A timeless medium gets a modern update in Creative Watercolor. Popular watercolor artist Ana Victoria Calderon guides readers through tutorials, techniques, and projects with step-by-step instructions in a practical yet fun approach. Author - Ana Vic...

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  • Creative Watercolor & Mixed Media
    Creative Watercolor & Mixed Media

    Learn how to create special watercolor effects with *Creative Watercolor & Mixed Media* by watercolor artist Ana Victoria Calderon. Starting with the basics like brushes, paper, and mediums, this instructional book teaches readers fundamental waterco...

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  • En Plein Air: Light & Color
    En Plein Air: Light & Color

    Learn watercolor painting techniques with *En Plein Air: Light & Color*. This guide teaches the basics of painting outdoors with step-by-step instructions and practical tips for mastering open-air watercolor painting. It makes an excellent gift for b...

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  • The Art of Creative Watercolor
    The Art of Creative Watercolor

    Art of Creative Watercolor makes practice feel like play. It's a one-of-a-kind journey for any artist wishing to tap into the joy of watercolor painting. Includes watercolor techniques, exercises, and more. Danielle Donaldson. Paperback. 144 pages. 8...

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  • Paint Watercolor Flowers
    Paint Watercolor Flowers

    Your brush can bring sunflowers, orchids, daffodils, lilies and more to life with *Paint Watercolor Flowers* by master watercolorist Birgit O'Connor. Easy-to-follow instructions make flower painting fun and doable for any artist. Birgit O’Connor. Pap...

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  • Watercolor Workbook
    Watercolor Workbook

    Build watercolor skills and confidence with *Watercolor Workbook: 30-Minute Beginner Botanical Projects on Premium Watercolor Paper.* This easy-to-use workbook is filled with 25 beautiful, beginner-friendly, flower and nature sketches on thick, 200 g...

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  • Watercolor Snacks
    Watercolor Snacks

    Passionate about food and art? *Watercolor Snacks* is for you. This fun, colorful guide provides easy-to-follow lessons for painting vivid watercolors of syrup-drenched waffles, pizza, grilled cheese, donuts, and more. Beginner or experienced, you’ll...

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  • Beginner's Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels
    Beginner's Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels

    Master the fundamentals of oil pastels with *Beginner's Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels* by Tim Fisher. This guide teaches artists new to the medium how to use oil pastels both alone and with watercolors and acrylic inks on a variety of surfaces. ...

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  • Painting Imaginary Flowers
    Painting Imaginary Flowers

    Forgo reference photos and discover a more organic way of painting. *Painting Imaginary Flowers* features a simple, three-step approach to creating flowers unique to each artist. Author — Sandrine Pelissier. - Painting Imaginary Flowers

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  • Foundations of Classical Oil Painting
    Foundations of Classical Oil Painting

    In *Foundations of Classical Oil Painting* professional painting instructor Lea Colie Wight explains oil painting with a simple, straightforward system that helps artists paint realistically and confidently. Author — Lea Colie Wight. - Foundations of...

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  • The New Color Mixing Companion
    The New Color Mixing Companion

    Embark on an adventure in color with *The New Color Mixing Companion*. Created by artist and popular Instagrammer Josie Lewis, this hands-on guide features approachable lessons, projects, and exercises on how to mix color and create exciting palettes...

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  • Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Landscapes in Watercolour
    Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Landscapes in Watercolour

    Master artist David Woolass teaches beginners how to paint landscapes in less than 30 minutes in his guide, *Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Landscapes and Watercolour*. Ideal for novices who want to learn how to paint landscapes but don't have much ti...

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  • Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Mountain Scenes in Watercolour
    Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Mountain Scenes in Watercolour

    Learn to paint mountain scenes with *Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes: Mountain Scenes in Watercolour* by Lesley Linley. In this guide, you'll find 32 quick and easy-to-follow mountain scene painting exercises, plus three complete paintings. - Ready to P...

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  • Oh My Gouache!
    Oh My Gouache!

    Get a great introduction to gouache painting with *Oh My Gouache!*, the ideal beginner’s guide. Step-by-step projects will help you feel confident enough to create your own paintings. You’ll also learn about color theory, mixing, sketching, washes, l...

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  • Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits
    Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits

    *Color Mixing Recipes for Portraits* includes more than 500 color mixing formulas for realistic skin tones, hair colors, and facial features using acrylic, oil, or watercolor paints. An acrylic/oil equivalency chart and a grid for precise measuring a...

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  • Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic
    Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic

    Discover more than 450 color combinations in *Color Mixing Recipes for Oil & Acrylic.* The Color Guidance Index shows you which color recipe to use based on what you’re painting. There’s also a Color Mixing Grid for precise blending. Author — William...

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  • This is Van Gogh
    This is Van Gogh

    Vincent Van Gogh famously sold only one painting during his life, but within a few years of his death he was recognized as one of the greatest modern painters. This is Van Gogh recounts the story of his life, pairing engaging text with original drawi...

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  • A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup
    A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup

    Acclaimed as the best book ever published on the subject, A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup covers everything from basic facial makeup styles to masks, molds, and cast-making. It includes everything you need to know to create vampires, zombi...

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  • The Art of Love
    The Art of Love

    Read about the most fascinating and creative couples of the art world in “The Art of Love”. From Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, this book explores the loving and sometimes challenging relationships behind famous...

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  • Modern Colored Pencil
    Modern Colored Pencil

    Modern Colored Pencil is a fun, contemporary approach to learning all the basic techniques and concepts needed to create fresh, colorful works of art. Artist Chelsea Ward guides artists with lively, easy-to-follow instructions, creative exercises, an...

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  • Leonardo Collection Flowers 21
    Leonardo Collection Flowers 21

    Learn to paint and draw flowers in a variety of mediums like oil, watercolor, charcoal, graphite, ink wash, and ballpoint pen with *Leonardo Collection Flowers*. - Leonardo Collection Flowers 21

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  • Walter Foster The Art of Drawing People (Paperback)
    Walter Foster The Art of Drawing People (Paperback)

    The Art of Drawing People teaches even the most inexperienced artists how to draw accurate and realistic depictions of faces, features, and figures in graphite, with inspiration from four accomplished artists. Authors — Debra Kauffman Yaun, William F...

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  • Learn to Draw Disney: Celebrated Characters Collection (Paperback)
    Learn to Draw Disney: Celebrated Characters Collection (Paperback)

    The 144-page five-in-one collection features five of Walter Foster's best-selling Learn to Draw titles, including Mickey Mouse and His Friends, Finding Nemo, The Lion King, Cars, and your favorite Disney/Pixar characters. Author — Disney Storybook Ar...

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  • Totally Tangled: Zentangle and Beyond! (Paperback)
    Totally Tangled: Zentangle and Beyond! (Paperback)

    Learn to focus, relax your mind, and boost your creative confidence with Zentangle — a process of meditation achieved through pattern-making. Totally Tangled offers more than 100 Zentangle designs. Author — Sandy Steen Bartholomew. - Totally Tangled:...

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  • Horses & Ponies Drawing & Activity Book
    Horses & Ponies Drawing & Activity Book

    Learn to draw your favorite horse and pony breeds using a variety of easy-to-follow methods with the *Horses & Ponies Drawing & Activity Book*. This book teaches young artists to draw through tracing, grid drawing, and step-by-step drawing. Author — ...

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  • Disney Princess: Learn to Draw Princesses
    Disney Princess: Learn to Draw Princesses

    Learn how to add Disney magic to your illustrations. Disney Princess: Learn to Draw Princesses will have artists of all stages drawing their favorite Disney princesses in no time. Author - Disney Storybook Artists - Disney Princess: Learn to Draw Pri...

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  • 50 Paintings You Should Know (Paperback)
    50 Paintings You Should Know (Paperback)

    This book covers art history over seven centuries. Featured works include Giotto's Arena Chapel frescoes, Botticelli's 'The Birth of Venus,' and Leonardo da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa.' A perfect introduction to paintings that have stood the test of time. Au...

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  • 50 Art Movements You Should Know (Paperback)
    50 Art Movements You Should Know (Paperback)

    Filled with stunning reproductions of some of the world’s greatest masterpieces, 50 Art Movements You Should Know offers a chronological journey through artistic revolutions, from Realism to the New Leipzig School. Author — Rosalind Ormiston. - 50 Ar...

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  • 50 Portraits You Should Know
    50 Portraits You Should Know

    *50 Portraits You Should Know* is a wide-ranging collection of 50 iconic portraits by renowned artists, each with their own unique style and story to tell. Arranged chronologically, the portraits exemplify either an important moment in history or a t...

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  • Art Nouveau: 50 Works of Art You Should Know - Paperback
    Art Nouveau: 50 Works of Art You Should Know - Paperback

    Art Nouveau: 50 Works of Art You Should Know is an authoritative, accessible, and beautifully illustrated book that explores 50 of the most important works of the Art Nouveau movement, and shows how it impacted every artistic discipline, from archite...

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  • 13 Paintings Children Should Know (Hardcover)
    13 Paintings Children Should Know (Hardcover)

    This book introduces young readers to Mona Lisa's mysterious smile, Frida Kahlo's depiction of herself with a monkey, and Van Gogh's hypnotically swirling night sky. Thirteen iconic paintings are featured in the book in large reproductions. Author — ...

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  • 13 Buildings Children Should Know (Hardcover)
    13 Buildings Children Should Know (Hardcover)

    This book brings together 13 architectural wonders that have intrigued children for years, including Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Germany's Neuschwanstein Castle, and the Tower of Pisa. It includes games, quizzes, drawings, and other activities. Au...

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  • 13 American Artists Children Should Know (Hardcover)
    13 American Artists Children Should Know (Hardcover)

    This lively introduction to some of the towering figures in American art inspires children to dream, create, and think. Each artist in the book is featured in a colorful, double-page spread. Author — Bradley Finger. - 13 American Artists Children Sho...

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  • 13 Photos Children Should Know (Hardcover)
    13 Photos Children Should Know (Hardcover)

    This beautifully illustrated book explores some of the world's most iconic images, teaching children about the impact of photography on their world. Art historian Brad Finger shares some of the world’s most renowned pictures, which are also the most ...

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  • 13 Art Inventions Children Should Know (Hardcover)
    13 Art Inventions Children Should Know (Hardcover)

    Discover the origins of art essentials in *13 Art Inventions Children Should Know*. Read about a wide scope of breakthroughs throughout art history, including the first paint tube and the use of perspective. Author — Florian Heine. - 13 Art Invention...

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  • 13 Painters Children Should Know
    13 Painters Children Should Know

    Read up on the romantic idealism of Titian, the gorgeous colors of Cézanne, the graffiti-inspired figures of Jean-Michel Basquiat, and more. *13 Painters Children Should Know* is a fun and engaging introduction to popular painters. Author — Florian H...

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  • 13 Art Movements Children Should Know - Hardcover
    13 Art Movements Children Should Know - Hardcover

    Filled with gorgeous color reproductions and packed with fascinating information, 13 Art Movements Children Should Know presents a chronological sampling of art history's most important movements, from Romanesque to Pop. Author — Brad Finger. - 13 Ar...

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  • Impressionism: 13 Artists Children Should Know - Hardcover
    Impressionism: 13 Artists Children Should Know - Hardcover

    *Impressionism: 13 Artists Children Should Know* teaches young readers how painters from Claude Monet to John Singer Sargent introduced Impressionist styles of painting and so changed the course of art history. Author — Florian Heine. - Impressionism...

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  • Art Lab for Kids
    Art Lab for Kids

    A refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, Art Lab for Kids encourages the development of every young artist’s own voice, marks, and style. Author ? Susan Schwake. Paperback. 144 pages. - Art Lab for Kids

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