Most popular Art techniques & principles books
The most popular Art techniques & principles books currently available. Updated weekly.
From celebrated mixed-media artist and author of Create Your Life Book, Tamara Laporte's Ever After is a rich collection of fairy tale-inspired step-by-step mixed-media art projects designed to help artists at all skill levels explore storytelling in their work and focus on developing their own artistic style.
A comprehensive exposition of the structure of steels and the effects of different heat treatments, particularly in respect of tools. With accurate colour temperature charts.
Draw Like An Artist: 100 Realistic Animals takes readers, step by step, through drawing a variety of animal figures and faces.
How often do you notice the texture of a painted wall or the scent of a friend's house and, importantly, how they make you feel? Connect your observations and your emotions and transform your creative practice with this essential toolbox packed full of exercises, tips, stunning images and personal experiences from dynamic artist Philippa Stanton.
Draw 62 Magical Creatures and Make Them Cute features visual prompts and inspiration for drawing a wide variety of unique fanciful characters, with room to create right on the page!
Pocket Art: Portrait Drawing is a highly visual guide to creating portraits designed to keep you drawing, not being bored by dry lessons.
This visually stunning investigation of natural and man-made materials will change the way you look at the world around you, while offering hope for the future of our planet.
Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal and many other materials. This book explains the key techniques of folding, such as pleated surfaces, curved folding and crumpling. It covers over 70 techniques explained by drawings.
Learn how to draw with proven exercises for real-world practice and improvement from the UK's favourite drawing teacher.
In Color Harmony for Artists, you'll learn to create expressive palettes and paintings through artist Ana Victoria Calderon's stunning work and inspiring instruction.
The only color guide a designer will ever need; The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition has been completely updated with Pantone colors and new text.
Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants features 600-plus step-by-step drawings of florals, leaves, vines, succulents, and more, along with helpful drawing tips.
A practical guide to the art of painting nature. Award-winning authors Meriel Thurstan and Rosie Martin demonstrate how to capture a host of wonderful natural history subjects, from fish, feathers, butterflies and bugs to eggshells and sea life.
Take your creativity further with printmaking ideas from all over the world
Discover the infinite possibilities of drawing with this essential inspiration book
This is a practical guide aimed at helping budding interior designers learn how to draw professional looking interior designs.
Colour plays a significant role in design; it can transform any design, making it more impressive, appealing and distinctive. Working with colour is one of the successful designer's key skills.
A brilliant and bold look at the role of color in our lives
Drawing Lab offers readers a fun way to learn and gain expertise in drawing through experimentation and play.
Suitable for college use, this title opens with an exploration of graffiti's background and history, from Pompeii to the Hip Hop revolution to the present day, as well as how to stay on the right side of the law. It explains the practical techniques of using a spray can, and the step-by-step methods and skills required to create artistic graffiti.
Drawing the Head for Artists teaches time-honored techniques for drawing the human head and portrait in charcoal, graphite, and other classic drawing mediums-from accomplished artist, veteran art instructor, and LucasArts alumnus Oliver Sin.
Learn to draw the human figure with a two-step approach used by the biggest animation studios in the business with Figure Drawing for Artists.
Figure Drawing Methods for Artists demonstrates how figure in a particular posture can be assembled with a few key characteristic strokes.
With exclusive material and expert guidance from curriculum leaders at Central Saint Martins, one of the most prestigious art schools in the world, this book offers the essential practical knowhow for you to thrive in the world of art and design.
Learning How to Draw Has Never Been Easier!Lee Hammond's All New Big Book of Drawing is the culmination of nearly forty years of teaching. No matter what your experience level YOU CAN DRAW by following along these easy step-by-step demonstrations.
Targeted at young aspiring artists seeking to develop their technical skill and build a repertoire of subjects, this title shows you how to draw with ease using the author's signature step-by-step method. It helps children learn how to create everything from a robin to a spaceship, Tyrannosaurus Rex to skyscrapers, and UFOs to racing cars.
Teaches professional how to make three-dimensional models of all the Platonic and Archimedian solids in step-by-step instructions.
Covers the fundamentals of proportion, perspective and pattern, through scale and light, to the mastery of construction, character and consistency.
Whether a character is jumping for joy, kicking and grappling with an opponent, or fighting to the death with sword in hand, this guide provides all the essential techniques to draw more lifelike action figures in the classic Japanese manga style.
20 Ways to Draw a Cat and 44 Other Awesome Animals
Really RELAXING Colouring Book 5: Flights Of Fancy - A Winged Journey Through Pattern and Colour is a beautiful and relaxing creative colouring book for all ages ! Switch off, unwind, and unleash your inner creativity as you lose yourself in the flow of colouring in these stunning patterns and designs. Each of these beautiful individual designs are printed on a single page with the reverse left blank - so no bleed through, and perfect whether you use pencils, pens or paints. Collect the whole ' Really Relaxing Colouring Book' series, or try our unique ' Cool Colouring Books' Collection too!