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Search Press Art Books

We have an absolutely fascinating and inspiring collection of Search Press art books right here at Pegasus Art. Whether you are looking for a gift for someone who might have a growing passion about art, or indeed are looking to teach yourself some new techniques, you will be sure to find something of interest within this array of art books.

Search Press Art Books For a Variety of Subjects

The great thing about the Search Press art book range is that, because there are so many options, there will be the ideal art book for practically anyone. From focusing on birds to portraits to human anatomy to landscapes to abstract nature pieces and more, there will be helpful and effective guides here which will take you through the steps of so many different kinds of drawing and painting.

Expert Guides on Techniques & Methods

These expert guides will give directions for every aspect of the job at hand, whatever kind of painting or drawing it is that you are wanting to learn about. From the early stages of gathering references, to the matter of using the correct materials, to the business end of techniques to be applied when you are actually in the painting or drawing process, these handy art books will offer crucial and practical support all the way through till you have your finished product.

The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques NEW The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques NEW
£12.99
1 in stock
The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques  NEW Pages 176 300 illustrations A unique visual directory of pastel painting techniques, with guidance on how to use them by Judy Martin A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia by professional artist Judy Martin. Many manuals on pastel painting take for granted the use of traditional soft pastels, a dry medium that provides the…
Art Handbooks - Drawing Landscapes by Ronald Swanwick Art Handbooks - Drawing Landscapes by Ronald Swanwick
£4.99
2 in stock
Art Handbooks - Drawing Landscapes by Ronald Swanwick 48 Pages Ronald Swanwick shares his love of the landscape and reveals his techniques in this practical guide. Step-by-step demonstrations show how to compose a drawing, capture perspective and draw what you see. Ronald Swanwick's aim is to inspire the artist to go out and use a pencil at least as often as a brush. He shares his approach to draw…
How to Draw Cute Heroes by Dawn MacDonald How to Draw Cute Heroes by Dawn MacDonald
£8.99
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How to Draw Cute Heroes by Dawn MacDonald Step-by-step instructions for 50 icons! Book Description Learn to draw 50 inspirational and important figures from Einstein to Beyonce in the wonderfully popular chibi style. Chibis are mini versions of Japanese anime and manga characters and are defined by their large heads and tiny bodies. They also have characteristically large eyes and all these featur…
Millie Marottas Woodland Wild Colouring Book Millie Marottas Woodland Wild Colouring Book
£9.99
2 in stock
Millie Marotta's Woodland Wild Colouring Book by Millie Marotta Lose yourself in the calming world of woodland wildlife. Whether it's a leafy den of silver birches or a steamy tropical forest, you can find a wealth of beautiful, curious, and ecologically essential creatures that make up the world's forests, from fireflies to fallow deer, wild boar to dainty ladybirds, magnolia trees to forest wolv…
Start to Paint with Pastels by Jenny Keal Start to Paint with Pastels by Jenny Keal
£9.99
1 in stock
Start to Paint with Pastels The techniques you need to create beautiful paintings by Jenny Keal An inspiring and creative introduction to painting with soft (chalk) pastels. 'With pastel books being thin on the ground, any new edition is welcome and this is a rather excellent look at what the medium can do as well as a well-thought out manual on how to do it.' Review of the previous edition by Art…
The Calligraphy Ideas Book by Lyndsey Gribble The Calligraphy Ideas Book by Lyndsey Gribble
£10.00
2 in stock
The Calligraphy Ideas Book by Lyndsey Gribble Inspiration and tips taken from over 80 artworks Packed with fresh ideas for calligraphy techniques, styles and subjects, this book is a visual feast of inspiration for all abilities, whether you're new to calligraphy or looking to reinvigorate your practice. Boost your creativity with the help of more than 80 artworks by contemporary, international ca…
Complete Guide To Anatomy For Artists & Ilustrators Complete Guide To Anatomy For Artists & Ilustrators
£50.00
1 in stock
The Complete Guide to Anatomy for Artists & Illustrators by Gottfried Bammes 504 Pages 1222 Illustrations This, the long-awaited English translation of Gottfried Bammes' acclaimed work Die Gestalt des Menschen, provides the definitive, comprehensive guide to human anatomy for artists. Originally published in German in 1964, Professor Gottfried Bammes Die Gestalt des Menschen is still considered th…
3000 Colour Mixing Recipes for Watercolour by Julie Collins 3000 Colour Mixing Recipes for Watercolour by Julie Collins
£9.99
1 in stock
3000 Colour Mixing Recipes: Watercolour The ultimate practical reference to watercolour mixes and dilutions by Julie Collins 144 pages Book Description This book is a practical and inspirational manual that shows you a huge range of colour mixes in watercolour. The aim of the book is to encourage you to get to know colours well and be motivated to explore and experiment with colour. Use the book a…
5 Minute Sketching Animals & Pets by Gary Geraths 5 Minute Sketching Animals & Pets by Gary Geraths
£8.99
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5-Minute Sketching: Animals & Pets Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings by Gary Geraths 128 Pages, 350 illustrations All the tips, tricks and techniques you need to create amazing sketches of animals in no time at all. 5-Minute Sketching: Animals & Pets contains sixty exercises to help you sketch animals in just 5 minutes. Suitable for both new and aspiring artists, this easy-to-use handboo…
5 Minute Sketching Landscapes by Virginia Hein 5 Minute Sketching Landscapes by Virginia Hein
£8.99
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5-Minute Sketching: Landscapes Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings by Virginia Hein 128 Pages, 350 Illustrations All the tips, tricks and techniques you need to create amazing landscape sketches in no time at all. 5-Minute Sketching: Landscapes contains over fifty exercises to help you sketch landscapes in just 5 minutes. Suitable for both new and aspiring artists, this easy-to-use handboo…
A-Z of Bird Portraits in Acrylics by Andrew Forkner A-Z of Bird Portraits in Acrylics by Andrew Forkner
£12.99
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A-Z of Bird Portraits An illustrated guide to painting beautiful birds in acrylics by Andrew Forkner Capturing both the delicacy and majesty of his subject, Andrew Forkner's book provides you with all you need to paint a range of bird species in acrylics, taking in birds of prey, songbirds and waterbirds. Now available in paperback! Andrew Forkner's book provides you with all you need to paint a r…
Abstract Nature by Waltraud Nawratil Abstract Nature by Waltraud Nawratil
£12.99
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Abstract Nature by Waltraud Nawratil Painting the natural world with acrylics, watercolour and mixed media Learn to create vibrant abstract art that reflects the variety of the four seasons. Austrian artist Waltraud Nawratil shows you how to combine a love for nature with a passion for expressive painting. It is divided into helpful sections to teach the reader how to use acrylics, watercolours or…
Acrylic Paint Pouring by Tanja Jung Acrylic Paint Pouring by Tanja Jung
£12.99
1 in stock
Acrylic Paint Pouring 16 fluid painting projects & creative techniques by Tanja Jung Book Description Create 16 unique and beautiful works of art using a variety of fun paint pouring techniques. 165 illustrations, 112 pages Now it's easier than ever to create amazing art using acrylic paints! Paint pouring is the latest technique to take the art world by storm, and stunning and unique effects can…
Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner by Charles Evans Acrylics for the Absolute Beginner by Charles Evans
£12.99
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Acrylics for the Absolute Beginners by Charles Evans 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. A comprehensive course in landscape painting with acrylics by popular author and tutor Charles Evans. Charles' no-nonsense techniques and engaging writing style bring acrylic painting within the grasp of any…
Anatomy for the Artist by Sarah Simblet Dorling Kindersley Anatomy for the Artist by Sarah Simblet Dorling Kindersley
£25.00
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Anatomy for the Artist by Sarah Simblet Hardback Book Sarah Simblet unveils the extraordinary construction of the human body and celebrates its continuing prominence in Western Art today. Using superb specially commissioned photographs of male and female models together with historical and contempory works of art and her own illustrations. Sarah shows us how to look inside the human frame to map i…
Animals by Heather Kilgour - Draw 75 animals in 10 easy steps Animals by Heather Kilgour - Draw 75 animals in 10 easy steps
£8.99
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10 Step Drawing: Animals Art Book Draw 75 animals in 10 easy steps by Heather Kilgour 'This is a good book for a beginner because you really can draw some excellent studies of these animals just by following the instructions.' www.myshelf.com Learn to draw 75 different creatures in an illustrated style, in 10 simple visual steps. The blank page can be daunting, but 10 Step Drawing: Animals offers…
Arctic Light, An Artists Journey David Bellamy Arctic Light, An Artists Journey David Bellamy
£25.00
2 in stock
Artic Light, An Artist's Journey in a Frozen Wilderness by David Bellamy Hardback Book 176 pages 600 Illustrations A beautiful book, Pegasus Art highly recommends.                                                               "This book is an absolute delight, to browse through, to absorb the superb and evocative images, sketches and watercolours that took me straight back to my own Arctic wanderi…
Art Answers Acrylic Painting Paperback Art Answers Acrylic Painting Paperback
£10.99
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Art Answers Acrylic Painting by Jennifer King. This fantastic acrylic painting book contains practical answers and advice from the experts to all your questions about painting landscapes, buildings, people, animals, still life and murals. Here you will find the reliable answers you need to build confidence and produce rewarding results. Includes step-by-step tips and techniques to help you learn a…
Art Handbooks - Basic Drawing Techniques by Richard Box Art Handbooks - Basic Drawing Techniques by Richard Box
£4.99
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Art Handbooks - Basic Drawing Techniques by Richard Box : 48 Pages Previously published as Step-by-Step Leisure Arts: Basic Drawing Techniques 9780855328429 Richard Box explores drawing line, tone and colour with numerous step-by-step illustrations and finished drawings. He covers drawing media such as graphite, Pierre Noire, carbon, white, sanguine, sepia and coloured pencils, pastels, conte cray…
Art Handbooks - Drawing Trees by Denis John-Naylor Art Handbooks - Drawing Trees by Denis John-Naylor
£4.99
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Art Handbook - Drawing Trees by Denis John-Naylor: 48 pages Previously published as the hugely successful Leisure Arts, these Art Handbooks are being reissued in a handy format with beautiful new covers and the same high quality content. Learn how to draw trees, with this easy-to-follow step-by-step guide. Denis John-Naylor creates wonderful drawings of trees and their leaves and seeds. Here he de…
Art Handbooks - Landscapes in Acrylics by David Hyde Art Handbooks - Landscapes in Acrylics by David Hyde
£4.99
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Art Handbooks: Landscapes in Acrylics by David Hyde: 48 pages Previously published as the hugely successful Leisure Arts, these Art Handbooks are being reissued in a handy format with beautiful new covers and the same high quality content. Learn how to paint with acrylics, this most exciting and versatile of media, with this easy-to-follow step-by-step guide. Renowned artist, David Hyde, provides…
Art Handbooks - Landscapes in Watercolour by Ray Campbell Smith Art Handbooks - Landscapes in Watercolour by Ray Campbell Smith
£4.99
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Art Handbooks: Landscapes in Watercolour by Ray Campbell Smith: 48 pages Lively skies, misty woodlands, country lanes, quiet harbours and soft reflections - these and more are presented by well-known artist Ray Campbell Smith as he shows how to capture the freshness and beauty of watercolours in his own distinctive style. He explains all his techniques clearly, from the initial planning and compos…
Art Handbooks - Painting with Oils by Noel Gregory Art Handbooks - Painting with Oils by Noel Gregory
£4.99
1 in stock
Art Handbooks - Painting with Oils by Noel Gregory: 48 Pages Previously published as the hugely successful Leisure Arts, these Art Handbooks are being reissued in a handy format with beautiful new covers and the same high quality content. Noel Gregory has written a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to creating beautiful pictures in oils, using over 80 step-by-step photographs and a variety of in…
Art Handbooks - Sea and Sky in Watercolour by Arnold Lowrey Art Handbooks - Sea and Sky in Watercolour by Arnold Lowrey
£4.99
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Art Handbooks - Sea and Sky in Watercolour by Arnold Lowrey : 48 Pages Arnold Lowrey shows how to capture the changing moods and beauty of the sea and sky using over 70 step by step photographs and a variety of inspirational pictures. He clearly illustrates all the techniques, from laying initial washes and creating atmosphere to adding highlights and painting in final details. The Art Handbooks p…

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