Art Technique Books

Make Better Pictures: Truth, Opinions, and Practical Advice Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316230889
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 6th, 2018



Henry Horenstein may be the world's bestselling photography teacher, with more than 700,000 copies of his photography manuals sold. Now, in this easily digestible book of wisdom, he distills a career's worth of instruction into one hundred memorable pieces of advice.


Painting with Bob Ross: Learn to paint in oil step by step! Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781633226524
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Published: Walter Foster Publishing - October 2nd, 2018

Painting with Bob Ross—with artwork created by Bob Ross himself using his specially formulated oil paints, brushes, basecoats, and other tools—introduces artists and Bob Ross fans to the basics of painting landscapes.


365 Days of Drawing: Sketch and Paint Your Way Through the Creative Year Cover Image
By Lorna Scobie (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781784881955
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Published: Hardie Grant - October 16th, 2018

Get lost in your creativity with 365 Days of Drawing, a thoughtful and inspiring art journal designed to help you carve out moments of self-expression. Lorna shows you that drawing does not have to be scary – it can be done with any materials, in any color, in any style and can be done anywhere.


Beginning Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781580935128
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Published: Monacelli Studio - October 16th, 2018

Written by a well-known artist and best-selling art-instruction author with almost rock-star popularity in the contemporary world of representational art, Beginning Drawing Atelier, with its unique workbook/sketchbook approach, and high-quality paper, offers a comprehensive and contemporary twist on traditional Atelier art instruction practices.


The Complete Book of Calligraphy & Lettering provides expert instruction on the intricacies of traditional lettering techniques, as well as an introduction to contemporary hand-lettering formats.

From selecting the appropriate tools, such as pens, nibs, brushes, inks, and papers, to learning optimal hand positioning and understanding the intricacies of l


The Encyclopedia of Printmaking Techniques Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781782216452
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Published: Search Press - October 9th, 2018

A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia on printing techniques by professional artist Judy Martin.


Camera Trapping Guide: Tracks, Sign, and Behavior of Eastern Wildlife Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780811719063
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Published: Stackpole Books - September 1st, 2018

Using a specially made, inexpensive and rugged heat- and motion-detecting camera, you can view wildlife up close. Camera Trapping Guide gives you the techniques and knowledge of animal behaviors so you can get the best possible photos and videos. Includes 41 species common to the eastern U.S.


The Colored Pencil Manual: Step-By-Step Instructions and Techniques Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780486822969
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Published: Dover Publications - July 18th, 2018

"The Winters book is clearly a great addition to a teaching library on colored pencil. It thoroughly covers what's needed from planning and design to execution as well as technical tips.


Creative Approaches to Painting: An Inspirational Resource for Artists (Dover Art Instruction) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780486824567
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Published: Dover Publications - August 24th, 2018

Discover how to find and keep your inspiration and how to advance your visual style with this collection of more than 200 imaginative ideas for painting. Students, teachers, and professionals alike can benefit from this guide, which suggests clever and resourceful concepts for paintings and shows how to identify sources of inspiration.


Geoff Kersey's Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists: Over 100 Essential Tips to Improve Your Painting Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781782216384
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Published: Search Press - August 28th, 2018

Flexible pocket book of tips for watercolor artists of all abilities.


Inkspired: Creating Calligraphy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781423649878
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Published: Gibbs Smith - August 28th, 2018

Inkspired explores ways to refine your existing handwriting into beautiful, personalized calligraphy for dozens of unique applications.


Manga Storyboard Sketchbook Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781454929697
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Published: Sterling - September 4th, 2018

This indispensable sketchbook features instructions, storyboard layouts, and drawing frames in non-repro blue.


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