Art Technique Books

The Addictive Sketcher Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781782215820
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Published: Search Press - February 4th, 2020

Adebanji Alade believes that everything in art begins as a sketch, and his mission is always the same - to instil his work with the power and immediacy of the sketch. This book will show you how.


Digital Photographer's Handbook: 7th Edition of the Best-Selling Photography Manual Cover Image
By Tom Ang
$24.99
ISBN: 9781465494238
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Published: DK - March 10th, 2020

Discover how to get the very best from your photography with clear step-by-step guidance from expert photographer, Tom Ang.  

In this fully comprehensive photography companion, renowned photographer and teacher Tom Ang teaches you how to capture, enhance, and transform your photographs.


Oil Painting Step-by-step Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781782217824
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Published: Search Press - March 3rd, 2020

This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all oil painting enthusiasts, from the beginner to the experienced artist. Starting with advice on materials, painting from photographs, colour and composition, it goes on to describe basic and more advanced techniques such as wet on wet, wet on dry, scumbling, dry brush, sgraffito, impasto and glazing and the wonderful effects they can produce.


Pastel Painting Step-by-Step Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781782217831
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Published: Search Press - February 18th, 2020

This is a practical and comprehensive guide for all soft pastel painting enthusiasts, from the beginner to the experienced artist.


Turner's Apprentice: A Watercolor Masterclass Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780500294499
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Published: Thames & Hudson - February 18th, 2020

A unique, practical manual that enables readers to become an apprentice to one of the world’s greatest painters.


National Geographic Photo Basics: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Great Photography Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781426219702
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Published: National Geographic - November 12th, 2019

For digital camera and smartphone users, this easy how-to guide, written by an experienced National Geographic photographer, imparts the essentials of taking great pictures.


The Drawing Game: A Doodling Activity Book Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781786275165
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - November 5th, 2019

Lose the fear of drawing and discover just how much fun it is!

This book provides hours of doodling activity for anyone with a pen. Look at the world differently and activate your imagination by making crazy and inventive drawings around simple household objects.


A-Z of Bird Portraits: An illustrated guide to painting beautiful birds Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781782218173
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Published: Search Press - November 5th, 2019

Andrew Forkner's book provides you with all you need to paint a range of birds in acrylics; taking in birds of prey, songbirds and waterbirds from all over the world. It contains information on the materials and preparation you will need to capture the delicacy and majesty of the subjects.

* Twenty-six striking and characterful bird species


How to Shoot Like a Pro: The Step-By-Step Guide to Taking Great Photographs Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781787390676
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Published: Carlton Books - November 5th, 2019

Attend this on-the-page digital photography school . . . and become a better photographer


Pastels for the Absolute Beginner (ABSOLUTE BEGINNER ART) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781782215639
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Published: Search Press - November 12th, 2019

If you have ever wanted a complete course in using pastels but lacked the confidence to start, then Pastels for the Absolute Beginner is the book for you.

Take your first steps with pastels and learn how to produce modern, lively and colorful artwork with this exciting art medium.


Photographing Birds of Prey: The Art of Identifying & Documenting Raptors Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781682034248
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Published: Amherst Media - November 15th, 2019

In this beautifully illustrated book, acclaimed nature photographer Scott Joshua Dere gives bird lovers and photographers the tools they need to find and document raptors in their natural habitats. There are many types of raptors to be seen, and each can be identified by its size, coloration, habitat/location, and flight style.


From the co-creator of the Mighty Marvel Universe and some of the most popular comic book characters of all time comes an in-depth comics drawing instruction book revealing the tools, styles, and techniques of today's top comics artists.


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