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Painting & art manuals books

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Recently Published

Creative Haven Birds Dot-to-Dot by Arkady Roytman Creative Haven Birds Dot-to-Dot


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Surf Rocks: The Coloring Book by Rodolphe Lachat Surf Rocks: The Coloring Book


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Colors of Love An Inspirational Coloring Book by Lisa Joy Samson Colors of Love An Inspirational Coloring Book


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

How to Draw Video Games Create Unique Characters, Worlds, Levels and More by Steve Harpster How to Draw Video Games Create Unique Characters, Worlds, Levels and More

Gamers, get ready to level up with How to Draw Video Games! From helpful sidekicks to 8-bit aliens and block-style beasts, the video game galaxy is an epic and endless world of battle-ready bosses, spewing lava levels and handyman heroes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Pure Watercolour Painting Classic Techniques for Creating Radiant Landscapes by Peter Cronin Pure Watercolour Painting Classic Techniques for Creating Radiant Landscapes

A tour-de-force in the use of watercolour in its purest form. If you have ever wanted to produce watercolour paintings filled with light and radiance, this inspirational and easy-to-follow guide will show you how.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Encyclopedia of Acrylic Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Acrylic Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them by Hazel Harrison The Encyclopedia of Acrylic Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Acrylic Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them

A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia of acrylic painting by professional artist Hazel Harrison.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Encyclopedia of Oil Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Oil Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them by Jeremy Galton The Encyclopedia of Oil Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Oil Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them

A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia of oil painting by professional and award-winning artist, Jeremy Galton.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Lliwio'r Chwedlau / Colouring the Tales by Dawn Williams Lliwio'r Chwedlau / Colouring the Tales


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Pastel Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them by Judy Martin The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Pastel Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them

A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia to pastels by professional artist Judy Martin.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Encyclopedia of Watercolour Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Watercolour Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them by Hazel Harrison The Encyclopedia of Watercolour Techniques A Unique Visual Directory of Watercolour Painting Techniques, with Guidance on How to Use Them

A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia to watercolour painting by professional artist Hazel Harrison.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Start Art: Colour Patterns by Carolyn Scrace Start Art: Colour Patterns


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Start Art: Portraits & Animals by Carolyn Scrace Start Art: Portraits & Animals


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

How To Draw Life Drawing by Mark Bergin How To Draw Life Drawing


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

How To Draw Shakespearean Characters by Mark Bergin How To Draw Shakespearean Characters


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

How To Draw Fashion Figures by Carolyn Scrace How To Draw Fashion Figures


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Coming Soon

Scratch & Create: Scratch and Draw Patterns Use the easy-to-follow drawings to make your own beautiful artwork! by Zoe Ingram Scratch & Create: Scratch and Draw Patterns Use the easy-to-follow drawings to make your own beautiful artwork!

This inspiring scratch book features 20 inspirational and decorative illustrations featuring tangles drawings, creative patterns, and more. Created with simple lines and shapes, you can copy the illustration on the facing scratch-off page using the special tool to reveal a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

Draw and Color the Baylee Jae Way Characters, Clothing and Settings Step by Step by Jae Baylee Draw and Color the Baylee Jae Way Characters, Clothing and Settings Step by Step

Learn how to draw and color the Baylee Jae way!
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/11/2017

Drawings Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner by Christine Allison Drawings Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner

Drawing is not only a relaxing and enjoyable pastime, but also one of the original mindfulness techniques, being a great way to be in the moment and observe your surroundings. Despite the common assumption that the ability to draw is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner by Carole Massey Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

If you have ever wanted to learn to draw but lacked the confidence to start, then Drawing for the Absolute Beginner is the book for you.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner by Charles Evans Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner

If you have ever wanted to learn to paint, but lacked the confidence to start, then Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner is the book for you.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Botanical Drawing A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit and Other Plant Life by Penny Brown Botanical Drawing A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit and Other Plant Life

A definitive artist's guide to drawing detailed and accurate plants, flowers and other vegetation in pencil.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

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: 01/02/2018

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Drawing with Dynamic Perspective Art for Animation and Live-Action Film by Meryl Rosner Drawing with Dynamic Perspective Art for Animation and Live-Action Film

In Drawing with Dynamic Perspective, rather than teaching readers what to measure or how ? clean up to a crisp line, the focus is on how to think? how to scribble on a paper napkin or doodle in a sketchbook...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Stan Lee's Master Class by Stan Lee Stan Lee's Master Class

In Stan Lee's How to Draw Comics Master Class, comics icon Lee provides aspiring comics artists with the modern tools they need to succeed in the comic book creating world. Focusing on topics like anatomy and character design, as well...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Overwatch Coloring Book by Blizzard Entertainment Overwatch Coloring Book


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls How to Draw Essential Character Types from Simple Templates by Christopher Hart The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls How to Draw Essential Character Types from Simple Templates

It's manga GRRLLL power! With these easy-to-follow templates, anyone can create and draw absolutely amazing female anime characters.Learn all the ins and outs of drawing stunning manga heroines, schoolgirls, and fantasy characters! In his follow-up to the bestselling Master Guide...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Cattitude Drawing Cats for Creative People by Lulu Mayo Cattitude Drawing Cats for Creative People

Enter the unique and imaginative world of best-selling illustrator Lulu Mayo with her latest title, Cat-itude: Drawing Cats for Creative People.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Ivy and the Inky Butterfly by Johanna Basford Ivy and the Inky Butterfly

Bring your own colour to the story. The smooth, untextured pages allows for beautiful blending or gradient techniques with coloured pencils, or are perfect for pens, allowing the nib to glide evenly over the surface without feathering.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Everyday Watercolor Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days by Jenna Rainey Everyday Watercolor Learn to Paint Watercolor in 30 Days


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

The Ballpoint Doodle Handbook A red, blue and black inspired activity book by Sarah Skeate The Ballpoint Doodle Handbook A red, blue and black inspired activity book

Make incredible art by doodling with your ballpoint pens!
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

RHS Flowers The Watercolour Art Pad by Rachel Pedder-Smith RHS Flowers The Watercolour Art Pad

Learn to become a botanical artist with this beautiful guided creativity book created in collaboration with the RHS.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Draw ANYTHING with Felt-Tip Pens & Markers by Holly Wales Draw ANYTHING with Felt-Tip Pens & Markers

Discover your drawing and creative skills with this fun-packed book, designed to take your pack of pens further.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Line An Adventure into the Unknown by Keri Smith The Line An Adventure into the Unknown

A deceptively simple adventure into the unknown using only paper, a pencil and a single lineWreck This Journal had a simple premise: destroy the book in all the ways you can imagine.The Line is even simpler: find pencil, start a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Beautiful Women Japanese Prints Coloring Book Women's Fashion and Lifestyle in Japanese Art by Noor Azlina Yunus Beautiful Women Japanese Prints Coloring Book Women's Fashion and Lifestyle in Japanese Art

Featuring elegant woodblock prints of beautiful Japanese women, this adult coloring book is the perfect stress-reliever for fans of Japanese fashion and art.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

How to Draw Almost Every Day An Illustrated Sourcebook by Chika Miyata How to Draw Almost Every Day An Illustrated Sourcebook

The perfect book for budding artists, How to Draw Almost Every Day challenges and inspires you to draw one simple illustration each day of the year.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Just for Fun: Perspective More than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic perspective by Lise Herzog Just for Fun: Perspective More than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic perspective


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Sketch Now, Think Later Jump into Urban Sketching with Limited Time, Tools, and Techniques by Mike Yoshiaki Daikubara Sketch Now, Think Later Jump into Urban Sketching with Limited Time, Tools, and Techniques

Boston-based urban artist Mike Daikubara gives beginners a course in location sketching in any city.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

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