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Painting & art manuals books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Painting & art manuals category. Presented with a red border are the Painting & art manuals books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Chinese Brush Painting A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide by Mei Ruo Chinese Brush Painting A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide

This book illustrates several Chinese brush painting techniques with the use of different tools, brushwork and colour mixing.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2018

The Complete Guide to Drawing by Barrington Barber The Complete Guide to Drawing


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2018

Drawing Portraits by Barrington Barber Drawing Portraits


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2018

Drawing Still Life by Barrington Barber Drawing Still Life


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2018

Drawing Birds by Andrew Forkner Drawing Birds

An expert guide to producing beautiful lifelike drawings of birds in their natural habitat.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2018

Acrylics Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner by Adrian Burrows Acrylics Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner

Adrian Burrows is an enthusiastic and accomplished artist and teacher who explains the fundamentals of painting with acrylics in a helpful and accessible manner.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2018

The Watercolour Ideas Book by Joanna Goss The Watercolour Ideas Book

Be inspired to think outside your humble box of watercolours.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Fashion Drawing: Inspirational Step-by-Step Illustrations by Carolyn Scrace Fashion Drawing: Inspirational Step-by-Step Illustrations


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

D is for Doodling Inspiration for Stylish Patterning by Lauren Farnsworth D is for Doodling Inspiration for Stylish Patterning

D is for Doodling is a modern take on doodling and design, with gorgeous graphic-style artwork to inspire the imagination.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

How to Draw People for the Artistically Anxious by John Bigwood How to Draw People for the Artistically Anxious

A fun and quirky fill in book that will ease the 'Artistically Anxious' into drawing. Learn to draw people of all shapes and sizes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Fantasy Genesis Characters A creativity game for drawing original people and creatures by C. Lukacs Fantasy Genesis Characters A creativity game for drawing original people and creatures

Conjure creatures and characters from your imagination! To generate fantasy characters and inhabitants that populate an imaginary world, sometimes you need a little creative fuel...and a 20-sided die.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2018

Mastering the Art of Drawing A complete step-by-step course in drawing techniques, with 25 projects and 800 photographs by Ian Sidaway Mastering the Art of Drawing A complete step-by-step course in drawing techniques, with 25 projects and 800 photographs

Practical instruction for beginners to intermediates, with step-by-step guidance on drawing techniques to principles of composition and colour, with example projects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

Pocket Art: Portrait Drawing The quick guide to mastering technique and style by Joanna Henly Pocket Art: Portrait Drawing The quick guide to mastering technique and style

This highly visual guide to creating portraits is designed to keep you drawing, not being bored by dry lessons.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2018

Portfolio: Expressive Painting Tips and techniques for practical applications in watercolor, including color theory, color mixing, and understanding color relationships by Joseph L. Stoddard Portfolio: Expressive Painting Tips and techniques for practical applications in watercolor, including color theory, color mixing, and understanding color relationships


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2018

Anna Mason's Watercolour World Create Vibrant, Realistic Paintings Inspired by Nature by Anna Mason Anna Mason's Watercolour World Create Vibrant, Realistic Paintings Inspired by Nature

Learn to paint with Anna Mason, using this inspiring, practical watercolour guide.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2018

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Learn to Paint People Quickly A practical, step-by-step guide to learning to paint people in watercolour and oils by Hazel Soan Learn to Paint People Quickly A practical, step-by-step guide to learning to paint people in watercolour and oils

A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2018

How to Draw People Step-by-step lessons for figures and poses by Jeff Mellem How to Draw People Step-by-step lessons for figures and poses

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Drawing Figures! To draw an anatomical figure, you don't need a stack of weighty anatomy books. Just take it step by step!
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2018

Jean Haines' Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour Painting with Energy and Life by Jean Haines Jean Haines' Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour Painting with Energy and Life

In this beautiful book, best-selling author Jean Haines shows you how to breathe life into your flower paintings, and experience the pleasure that can be gained from the art of painting flowers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

Experimental Landscapes in Watercolour Creative techniques for painting landscapes and nature by Ann Blockley Experimental Landscapes in Watercolour Creative techniques for painting landscapes and nature

Hugely popular watercolour artist Ann Blockley reveals the secrets of her beautiful, inspirational landscape paintings, which really push the boundaries of what can be achieved with watercolour.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

The Essence of Watercolour The secrets and techniques of watercolour painting revealed by Hazel Soan The Essence of Watercolour The secrets and techniques of watercolour painting revealed

In The Essence of Watercolour Hazel shows how wonderfully versatile and beguiling the medium of watercolour is and how to get the most out of it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Matthew Palmer's Step-by-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting by Matthew Palmer Matthew Palmer's Step-by-Step Guide to Watercolour Painting

Take a masterclass with artist Matthew Palmer in this comprehensive guide to watercolour painting.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

How to Draw: Farm Animals In Simple Steps by Susie Hodge How to Draw: Farm Animals In Simple Steps

Learn to draw 28 different charming farm animals from scratch in a few easy steps
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2018

Bhakti Coloring Book Deities, Mandalas, and the Art of Playful Meditation by Ekabhumi Charles Ellik Bhakti Coloring Book Deities, Mandalas, and the Art of Playful Meditation


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2018

How to Draw: Woodland Animals In Simple Steps by Susie Hodge How to Draw: Woodland Animals In Simple Steps

Learn to draw 28 different charming woodland animals from scratch in a few easy steps
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2018

My Dad by My Dad


Format: Novelty book - Released: 01/05/2018

Pick Up a Pen Draw and doodle with every kind of pen by Frances Moffatt Pick Up a Pen Draw and doodle with every kind of pen

A playful, quirky, doodly exploration of the humble pen, full of practical ways to make amazing art using markers, ink pens, quills and even ballpoints. A cute, quirky practical art book, Pick Up A Pen is a guide to making...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2018

Be A Football Artist Step-by-Step Guide in How to Draw Your Heroes by a World Famous Artist by Paul Trevillion Be A Football Artist Step-by-Step Guide in How to Draw Your Heroes by a World Famous Artist


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2018

Drawing Wild Animals Essential Techniques and Fascinating Facts for the Curious Artist by Oana Befort, Maggie Reinbold Drawing Wild Animals Essential Techniques and Fascinating Facts for the Curious Artist
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Drawing Wild Animals combines fascinating facts with guided drawing instruction so artists are better able to capture their subjects' stunning beauty and enchanting details.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2018

Hazel Soan's Watercolour Rainbow Secrets of mixing paints, colours and palettes by Hazel Soan Hazel Soan's Watercolour Rainbow Secrets of mixing paints, colours and palettes

Hazel Soan's Watercolour Rainbow is an inspiring yet practical book on colour. She sets out to encourage and inspire all watercolour artists to make really radiant and colourful paintings. Hazel takes each main colour in the palette in turn and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2018

Collins 30 Minute Flowers in Watercolour by Trevor Waugh Collins 30 Minute Flowers in Watercolour

This practical and inspirational guide, in a handy sketchbook format, is aimed at the practised beginner and shows how to paint successful flowers in watercolours in just 30 minutes - ideal for the busy amateur artist.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Start Art: Fabulous Things by Carolyn Scrace Start Art: Fabulous Things


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

Start Art: Printing and other Amazing Techniques by Carolyn Scrace Start Art: Printing and other Amazing Techniques


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

Painting Landscapes by Kevin Scully Painting Landscapes

The landscape is probably the most popular theme for artists, and this book takes you through the fundamental concepts and techniques necessary for painting the natural world. It presents a vast range of practical information and advice for both beginners...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

Drawing Figures by Barrington Barber Drawing Figures


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Drawing Anatomy by Barrington Barber Drawing Anatomy


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Drawing Landscapes by Barrington Barber Drawing Landscapes


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

How to Draw Absolutely Anything Activity Book by ILYA How to Draw Absolutely Anything Activity Book

A creative, encouraging book that takes the mystery out of how to draw. It shows absolutely anyone, from age 8 to 80, how to draw anything that they would like to.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

The Little Book of Manga Drawing More than 50 tips and techniques for learning the art of manga and anime by Jeannie Lee, Samantha Whitten The Little Book of Manga Drawing More than 50 tips and techniques for learning the art of manga and anime
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Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2018

Drawing: Cats & Kittens Learn to draw step by step by Drawing: Cats & Kittens Learn to draw step by step


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2018

Drawing Using Grids: Portraits with Character by Giovanni Civardi Drawing Using Grids: Portraits with Character

The go-to drawing guide for quick, easy and expressive portraiture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2018

The Watercolour Enigma A Complete Painting Course Revealing the Secrets and Science of Watercolour by Stephen Coates The Watercolour Enigma A Complete Painting Course Revealing the Secrets and Science of Watercolour

A progressive, informative art course for beginner watercolourists, revealing the secrets and science behind watercolour `It's a very carefully structured book and moves from the basics to more complicated exercises in a well-considered way, building both confidence and technical ability...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2018

Drawing Using Grids: Portraits of Babies & Children by Giovanni Civardi Drawing Using Grids: Portraits of Babies & Children

The go-to drawing guide for quick, easy and impressive child portraiture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2018

Street Art Activity Book by Street Art Activity Book

Decorate the city streets from the comfort of your home, with this activity book inspired by the work of the most innovative modern graffiti artists.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

Painting Flowers A Creative Approach by Sian Dudley Painting Flowers A Creative Approach

Painting flowers is a joyful experience - to capture and celebrate the colour, form and beauty of flowers in watercolour is an endlessly exciting pursuit. This book encourages you to experiment and play when you paint, to enjoy the process...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2018

Figure It Out! Workbook by Christopher Hart Figure It Out! Workbook


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2018

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