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Here at Pegasus Art we stock a range of great art books to help you learn to draw, improve your painting skills or simply pass the time through colouring. Having a great art book to hand will help to guide you through a more difficult area of your artwork, refresh your memory on subject or skill and even offer inspiration and tips of developing your creative skills.

Find art books for learning about using different mediums such as drawing, watercolour, acrylic, oil and even printing. If you are just starting out with a particular medium or are looking to enhance your technique then these books are a valuable resource. They would also make great gifts for a budding artist.

If you would like to learn how to draw or paint particular subjects then within our art book collection you will find just the right guide. How about learning to draw horses, landscapes in watercolour or even botanical painting? There are step by step books and art handbooks to cover a wide range of topics.

Adult colouring books are wonderful for those that love to doodle or enjoy colouring as a way to relax. There is something soothing about selecting your colours and creating something beautiful amongst the lines. It also offers us respite from computer screens which we are all too often in front of. These colouring books are certainly not for kids, they have intricate designs and stunning detail on offer from floral outlines and vintage patterns to strange creatures.

The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques NEW The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques NEW
£12.99
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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
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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…
Collins Watercolour Tips Collins Watercolour Tips
£4.99
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Collins Watercolour Tips by Ian King, part of the Collins Gem series. Practical tips and techniques to get you started in watercolour. Essential tips on all the basic watercolour techniques, plus helpful advice on sketching and drawing. Guidelines on painting skies, backgrounds, foregrounds, the main subject, trees, details and shadows. Clear and straightforward step-by-step instructions for paint…
Fiona McIntyre A Tree Within by Alan Wilkinson Fiona McIntyre A Tree Within by Alan Wilkinson
£25.00
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Fiona McIntyre A Tree Within by Alan Wilkinson Hardback table book 120 Pages Published by Sansom & Company A beautiful art book showcasing 35 years of work by artist Fiona McIntyre a membre of the Arborealist Painting Group With an introduction by Southampton City Art Gallery curator and fellow Arborealist Tim Craven and an illuminateing interview with art historian Dr Alan Wilkinson Includes are…
How to Draw African Animals by by Jonathan Newey How to Draw African Animals by by Jonathan Newey
£4.99
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How to Draw: African Animals in simple steps by Jonathan Newey 140 Illustrations 32 Pages Capture the splendour of the African savannah by drawing this collection of stunning animals and birds. Watch them come to life in six easy steps. Award-winning artist Jonathan Newey teaches you to transform simple shapes into the iconic Big Five (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and buffalo), as well as t…
How to Draw Polar Animals by Jonathan Newey How to Draw Polar Animals by Jonathan Newey
£4.99
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How to Draw: Polar Animals in simple steps by Jonathan Newey 140 Illustrations 32 Pages Discover how to bring polar animals to life in 6 easy steps. Award-winning artist Jonathan Newey teaches you to transform simple shapes into majestic polar bears, snowy reindeer and awe-inspiring whales. Choose from an albatross mid-flight, a tottering penguin chick and much more. There are 25 different animals…
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…
The Wildlife Artists Handbook by Jackie Garner The Wildlife Artists Handbook by Jackie Garner
£18.99
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The Wildlife Artist's Handbook by Jackie Garner PAGES: 176 BINDING: Paperback SIZE: 280x220 mm INSIDE: 260 colour illustrations Recommended if you are a beginner who has never drawn wildlife, a keen improver or an experienced artists choosing wildlife as new subject matter. Art has always been inspired by the wildlife around us. Since earliest times we have been continually fascinated by both wild…
Etching, An Artists Guide by Ann Norfield Etching, An Artists Guide by Ann Norfield
£19.99
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Etching, An Artist's Guide by Ann Norfield A practical handbook to the techniques of contemporary and traditional etching Published: 24/09/2019 Pages: 192 Binding: Paperback Sise: 280x220 mm Inside: 300 colour photographs and 27 diagrams Etching can seem mysterious and inaccessible, but this practical book guides you through the process to reveal the potential of this distinctive means of creating…
Millie Marottas Woodland Wild Colouring Book Millie Marottas Woodland Wild Colouring Book
£9.99
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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…
The Calligraphy Ideas Book by Lyndsey Gribble The Calligraphy Ideas Book by Lyndsey Gribble
£10.00
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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
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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…
10 Step Drawing Flowers by Mary Woodin 10 Step Drawing Flowers by Mary Woodin
£8.99
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10 Step Drawing: Flowers Draw 75 flowers in 10 easy steps by Mary Woodin The blank page can be daunting, but 10 Step Drawing: Flowers offers an easy jumping-off point for any doodler to be creative. Featuring illustrated tutorials for drawing 75 irresistible flowers from exotic wildflowers, to aquatic flora, garden posies and beautiful succulents every image is fun and easy to replicate in ten sim…
10 Step Drawing Manga by Chie Kutsuwada 10 Step Drawing Manga by Chie Kutsuwada
£8.99
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10 Step Drawing: Manga by Chie Kutsuwada Draw over 30 manga images in 10 easy steps Size: 164x236 mm Illustrations: 600 Pages: 128 CREATE BEAUTIFUL MANGA PEOPLE AND ANIMALS IN 10 SIMPLE STEPS If you love drawing manga but don’t know where to start, this is the book for you! 10 Step Drawing: Manga will help you turn simple shapes into beautiful manga drawings in just 10 steps. Create over 30 differ…
10 Step Drawing: Everyday Things by Justine Lecouffe 10 Step Drawing: Everyday Things by Justine Lecouffe
£8.99
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10 Step Drawing: Everyday Things by Justine Lecouffe Draw 60 familiar items in 10 easy steps Size: 164x236 mm Illustrations: 600 Pages: 128 Turn simple shapes into beautiful everyday items in just ten steps. Create 60 different objects by following the step-by-step instructions. If you want to draw your new phone, your coolest shades, or your favourite mug but don’t know where to start, this is th…
3000 Colour Mixing Recipes for Watercolour by Julie Collins 3000 Colour Mixing Recipes for Watercolour by Julie Collins
£9.99
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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 Guide to Calligraphy William Mitchell A Guide to Calligraphy William Mitchell
£4.99
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A Guide to Calligraphy by William Mitchell - A perfect instruction booklet designed to help you get started with the first steps in calligraphy. Included in the book are basic techniques, term explanations and four different alphabets to try out (Foundational hand, Italic hand, Uncial hand and Gothic hand). Initially the booklet advises to use a fountain pen before using a dip pen with bottled ink…
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
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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…
Alcohol Ink by Desiree Delage Alcohol Ink by Desiree Delage
£15.99
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Alcohol Ink by Desiree Delage Step-by-step techniques for ink-based fluid art 224 Illustrations 112 Pages Alcohol inks have exploded onto the art scene with the rise of fluid art techniques such as paint pouring. These accessible inks can be used to create stunning abstract art, home accessories and striking handmade gifts, even if you're a total beginner. Through step-by-step tutorials and exerci…
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…
Animals With Expression Marjolein Kruijt Animals With Expression Marjolein Kruijt
£15.99
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Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression by Marjolein Kruijt Marjolein Kruijt's deep and abiding love of animals is obvious in this book, which will teach you the technical aspects of drawing domestic and wild animals, such as different breeds of dog and cat, and long and short fur. In addition, it will help you to capture their inner nature. Table of Contents The artist 9 Materials 11 Worksho…
Arctic Light, An Artists Journey David Bellamy Arctic Light, An Artists Journey David Bellamy
£25.00
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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 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 - Painting with Oils by Noel Gregory Art Handbooks - Painting with Oils by Noel Gregory
£4.99
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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 of Drawing - Portraits of Babies & Children Art of Drawing - Portraits of Babies & Children
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Art of Drawing: Portraits of Babies & Children by Giovanni Civardi 64 pages, 170 illustrations A concise, authoritative guide to drawing portraits of babies and children by bestselling, world renowned life-drawer Giovanni Civardi. For admirers of the world renowned life-drawer and for those who have struggled to capture the ever-changing features of younger faces. This book by Giovanni Civardi wil…
Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour by Jean Haines Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour by Jean Haines
£19.99
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Jean Haines' Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour Painting with energy and life by Jean Haines Book Description 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. Jean Haines is arguably one of the worlds most accomplished and inspirational artists, and in t…
Badass Women, History Makers & More by Mara Penny Badass Women, History Makers & More by Mara Penny
£6.99
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Badass Women - History Makers, Trouble Makers, Sheroes & More by Mara Penny Perfect for embroidery, painting, wearable art & general crafts 64 Pages Iron-on Transfers A pocket-sized iron-on transfer book filled with 50 illustrations of courageous, badass women from well-known designer Mara Penny. Pick your favourite history makers like Malala Yousafzai, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Marie Curie and jus…
Ballpoint Art Pack by Matt Rota Ballpoint Art Pack by Matt Rota
£10.83
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Ballpoint Art Pack Creative techniques and explorations for drawing with an everyday pen - A book and sketch pad by Matt Rota Now in an all-new format, the creative technique exercises from The Art of Ballpoint by illustrator Matt Rota are reconfigured into this useful art pack which includes an informational book and companion sketchpad featuring prompts and drawings to get you started. Ballpoint…
Beginners Guide to Botanical Flower Painting by Michael Lakin Beginners Guide to Botanical Flower Painting by Michael Lakin
£12.99
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Beginner's Guide to Botanical Flower Painting by Michael Lakin 128 pages; 430 illustrations Clean, fresh and precise botanical artwork is within your grasp, with Mick Lakin's clear and simple approach. This complete guide to the crisp, precise finish of botanical painting marries traditional technique with contemporary style and includes sections on colour, drawing, continuous tone, composition an…
Beginners Guide to Life Drawing by Eddie Armer Beginners Guide to Life Drawing by Eddie Armer
£9.99
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Beginner’s Guide to Life Drawing by Eddie Armer "Life drawing is not only about learning to draw the body accurately; it also teaches you to translate our complex three-dimensional world... to the confines of a sheet of paper." Eddie Armer Improve your drawing skills and learn how to observe the human form with this simple practical course. By applying a few basic rules, the shape of a body can be…
Beginners Guide to Linocut by Susan Yeates Beginners Guide to Linocut by Susan Yeates
£9.99
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NEW Beginners Guide to Linocut by Susan Yeates is a wonder way to learn to create beautiful and practical linocut prints at home with this contemporary guide to a well-loved traditional art form. Linocut and screenprinting have undergone a resurgence in recent years. This book teaches the basic techniques for learning to make your own prints under the guidance and tutelage of expert teacher and ar…
Beginners Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels by Tim Fisher Beginners Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels by Tim Fisher
£10.99
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Beginner's Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels Projects, techniques and inspiration to get you started by Tim Fisher 96 pages - 500 illustrations 'If you thought oil pastels were just something for children, prepare to think again.' The Artist '...look on in wonder as Tim shows you how you can use this neglected but simple medium to create real works of art...Just open this book at random and you'l…
Bird Art - Drawing Birds using Graphite & Coloured Pencils Bird Art - Drawing Birds using Graphite & Coloured Pencils
£17.99
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Bird Art, Drawing Birds using Graphite & Coloured Pencils by Alan Woollett 144 Pages, 250 Illustrations A complete masterwork in drawing realistic birds with graphite and coloured pencils. Few creatures symbolise the beauty of the natural world better than birds. Their delicacy, poise and power combine to create an irresistible subject for the artist. In this his first book, award-winning artist A…
Boost Your Watercolour Confidence by Katie Putt Boost Your Watercolour Confidence by Katie Putt
£12.99
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Boost Your Watercolour Confidence Over 60 exercises to build skills and ignite creativity by Katie Putt Size: 210x285 mm Illustrations: 450 Pages: 96 Learn to use watercolours with confidence with this gorgeous and easy-to-use book of exercises and templates. Kick-start your creative spirit and develop a new zest for watercolour in this inspirational book from Katie Putt. When using watercolour, i…
Botanical Drawing Step by Step by Penny Brown Botanical Drawing Step by Step by Penny Brown
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Botanical Drawing A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit and other Plant Life by Penny Brown Book Description A definitive artist's guide to drawing detailed and accurate plants, flowers and other vegetation in pencil. This book provides a thorough and expert guide to the subject of botanical drawing, through detailed text, examples of the authors own studies, short exercises a…
Botanical Illustration from Life by Isik Guner Botanical Illustration from Life by Isik Guner
£17.99
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Botanical Illustration from Life A visual guide to observing, drawing and painting plants by Işik Güner Observe, draw, paint, explore and master the art of botanical illustration. Award-winning botanical artist Isik Guner shares her passion for drawing and painting living plants from around the world. Her work is both artistically accomplished and scientifically accurate, and will inspire you to m…
Botanical Painting in Watercolour by Billy Showell Botanical Painting in Watercolour by Billy Showell
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Botanical Painting in Watercolour by Billy Showell - Hardback Size: 228x250 mm Illustrations: 500 Pages: 192 In this beautiful book, Billy Showell provides a fascinating and invaluable insight into the materials, methods and techniques she uses to produce stunning botanical paintings in watercolour. Billy Showell is a well-respected botanical watercolour artist, and her exceptional eye for detail…
Brush with Watercolour, Terry Harrison Complete Brush with Watercolour, Terry Harrison Complete
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Terry Harrison's Complete Brush with Watercolour Designed to both inspire and instruct artists of all abilities, this book provides a wealth of practical guidance and projects on how to paint watercolour landscapes the easy way. In this comprehensive guide to painting watercolour landscapes, two of Terry Harrison's best-selling books, Painting Watercolour Landscapes The Easy Way and Brush With Wat…
Charles Evans Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists Charles Evans Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists
£8.99
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Charles Evans’ Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists Over 100 essential tips to improve your painting by Charles Evans A new pocket-book edition of the bestselling watercolour tip book by renowned artist Charles Evans. Discover 100 top tips for painting in watercolour that will take the mystery out painting, covering topics from creating depth, introducing harmony, how to deal with light and shade a…
Chinese Brush Painting Traditional & Contempary Chinese Brush Painting Traditional & Contempary
£10.99
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Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Brush Painting by Cheng Yan Using step-by-step demonstrations and his own evocative and inspirational pictures, Cheng Yan shows you how to capture the beauty and freshness of this exquisite style of painting. With enthusiasm and energy, he guides the artist through all the traditional techniques, illustrating how to create atmosphere and light in landscapes, focu…
Collins 10 Minute Watercolours Collins 10 Minute Watercolours
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10 Minute Watercolours by Hazel Sloan, part of the Collins Gem series. A handy, practical and inspirational little book - perfect for the pocket or art bag - showing watercolour painters of all levels how to loosen up their paintings and maintain spontaneity. Written by popular artist Hazel Soan, the book is arranged in two parts: The first section explains all about watercolour and shows what can…
Collins Sketching Collins Sketching
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Sketching by Jackie Simmonds, part of the Collins Gem series. Simple, practical advice on how, where and what to sketch. Jackie starts by describing all the different media used for sketching, including pencils, charcoal, coloured pencils, pens, pastels, watercolours and gouache, as well as the different types of sketchbooks. She then looks at the basic techniques of sketching, emphasizing the imp…
Colour & Light in Watercolour by Jean Haines Colour & Light in Watercolour by Jean Haines
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Colour & Light in Watercolour New Edition by Jean Haines In this new and extended edition of her best-selling book in the 'How to Paint' series: 'Colour and Light in Watercolour' (first published 2010), Jean Haines has produced a book even more inspirational than the first. With 40 per cent new material in the form of new hands-on demonstrations, examples of her work and extended text, Jean provid…
Colour Mixing Guide In Oils by Julie Collins Colour Mixing Guide In Oils by Julie Collins
£6.99
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Colour Mixing Guide in Oils by Julie Collins A wonderful comprehensive aid for the oil painter getting to grips with colour mixing. Everything the artist needs to know from colour theory to complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and local colour. There follows an array of essential colour mixes for oils using widely available Winsor & Ne…
Complete Guide to Acrylics by Lorena Kloosterboer Complete Guide to Acrylics by Lorena Kloosterboer
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Complete Guide to Acrylics, All the essential techniques and skills you need by Lorena Kloosterboer 320 Pages, 350 Illustrations EVERY painting technique explained and demonstrated, plus everything you need to know about paints, additives, brushes, papers, canvases, colour palettes, colour mixing, composition, and more. This comprehensive and accessible reference guide provides an in-depth explora…
Complete Guide to Painting Water in Watercolour by Joe Dowden Complete Guide to Painting Water in Watercolour by Joe Dowden
£19.99
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Joe Dowden's Complete Guide to Painting Water in Watercolour 160 Pages Expert advice on how to paint water from renowned watercolourist and water specialist, Joe Dowden. Joe Francis Dowden is the master of painting extraordinarily realistic water, and here he shares his tips and techniques in a complete guide to painting this vital element in watercolour. There is expert guidance on painting what…
Complete Guide to Watercolour by David Webb Complete Guide to Watercolour by David Webb
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Complete Guide to Watercolour, All the essential techniques and skills you need by David Webb 256 Pages, 800 Illustrations Extensive guide to painting in watercolour for beginners and upper, guiding readers on key art materials, techniques and picture making In this beautifully produced book, artist and teacher David Webb shares his expertise to provide comprehensive guidance for anyone painting i…
Creative Alcohol Inks by Ashley Mahlberg Creative Alcohol Inks by Ashley Mahlberg
£16.99
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Creative Alcohol Inks A step-by-step guide to achieving amazing effects by Ashley Mahlberg Creative Alcohol Inks offers accessible step-by-step how-to and detailed project instruction for a medium that resonates particularly with beginner /younger (millennial) artists. Creative Alcohol Inks presents easy, step-by-step techniques for achieving spontaneous, organic effects with this vibrant transpar…
Creative Calligraphy by Mary Noble & Janet Mehligan Creative Calligraphy by Mary Noble & Janet Mehligan
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Creative Calligraphy Prompts, tutorials and practice pages by Mary Noble & Janet Mehigan Master beautiful alphabets in this neatly presented, interactive volume. Learn all about pen angles, letter width and height and letter and word spacing. Study the step-by-step sequences to see how each letter is formed. Each alphabet is shown complete with numbered arrows so it is easy to crack the order in w…
DIY Watercolour Jungle by Marie Boudon DIY Watercolour Jungle by Marie Boudon
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DIY Watercolour Jungle Easy watercolor painting techniques for tropical foliage and flowers by Marie Boudon Learn to paint tropical watercolour flowers and foliage in simple steps with this free and easy approach to watercolour painting for beginners. Marie Boudon’s beautifully-presented creative course will get you started in this expressive and fun medium. Find out about the essential materials…
Domestic Divas, Dogs, Cats & More by Mara Penny Domestic Divas, Dogs, Cats & More by Mara Penny
£6.99
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Domestic Divas - Dogs, Cats, Couches & More by Mara Penny Perfect for embroidery, painting, wearable art & general crafts 64 Pages Iron-on Transfers A pocket-sized book of iron-on transfers with 50 whimsical illustrations of pets lounging on furniture from well-known designer Mara Penny. An adorable assortment of dogs, cats, couches and more just iron-on! About Mara Penny Mara Penny is a designer…
Doodle It All by Boutique-Sha Doodle It All by Boutique-Sha
£14.99
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Doodle It All by Boutique-Sha Learn to draw with over 1000 cute & easy step-by-step illustrations 128 Pages Paperback This book features over 1000 easy and cute doodle-inspired illustrations to master with ball-point pens. Learn how to draw people, animals, flowers, food, everyday objects, holiday motifs and more! Each illustration is broken down into simple steps using basic shapes and lines. The…
Draw Fashionable Manga Girls by Tomomi Mizuna Draw Fashionable Manga Girls by Tomomi Mizuna
£12.99
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Draw Fashionable Manga Girls by Tomomi Mizuna An anime drawing book for beginners; fun trace & draw practice pages! 80 Pages Learn how to draw stylish manga characters with this fun workbook geared toward budding artists. Start out by tracing the sample illustrations, then practice drawing using the provided guidelines. Once you master the basics, you'll be freehanding your own awesome manga girls…
Draw Great Characters 75 Exercises for Comics & Animation by B Johnson Draw Great Characters 75 Exercises for Comics & Animation by B Johnson
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Draw Great Characters 75 art exercises for comics and animation by Beverly Johnson Everything you need to know about drawing characters with confidence. Beverly Johnson’s book is packed with scores of fun exercises that will really motivate young beginner artists who are just getting interested in drawing for animation, comic book art, or just for pleasure. In a series of beginner-friendly exercis…
Draw Kawaii in Five Simple Steps by Jess Bradley Draw Kawaii in Five Simple Steps by Jess Bradley
£8.99
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Draw Kawaii in Five Simple Steps by Jess Bradley 160 Illustrations 80 Pages Book Description From a panda and a dinosaur to sushi and bubble tea, discover how to create loads of super-cute kawaii drawings in just five simple steps. Each spread features a drawing project with a step-by-step guide on the left-hand page. The first step is drawn again on the right-hand page, to help the reader start t…
Drawing & Painting Sports Figures By Jim Scullion Drawing & Painting Sports Figures By Jim Scullion
£14.99
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Drawing & Painting Sports Figures by Jim Scullion Renowned sports artist, Jim Scullion shares his expertise in this information packed and insiring guide to sports art. There is advice on basic drawing and painting techniques, anatomy, the mail and female figure, movement, composition, sports equipment and more. Jim shows how to capture the passion and excitement of sport in sections on atmosphere…
Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft
£12.99
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Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft In this reissue of his popular book, Vic Bearcroft shares his love of drawing and painting wild animals, showing how to capture the personality and distinctive features of a variety of creatures. Using simple steps and plenty of detail, this guide shows you how to create beautiful artworks, from drawing the basic shapes through to realising your fav…
Drawing and Painting with Water Soluble Media by Fiona Peart Drawing and Painting with Water Soluble Media by Fiona Peart
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Drawing and Painting with Water Soluble Media by Fiona Peart Fiona Peart shares her beautiful and innovative painting techniques for watersoluble media. Whether you have pencils, paints or colour sticks, it can be used to stunning effect with this book. Fiona Peart's work is innovative and inspiring, using many different types of watersoluble media on their own and in combination. In this book Fio…
Drawing Animals 18 Step-by-step Projects by Lucy Swinburne Drawing Animals 18 Step-by-step Projects by Lucy Swinburne
£12.99
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Drawing Animals How to create realistic drawings of animals using graphite pencils by Lucy Swinburne Brand-new, updated edition of the bestselling book, Drawing Masterclass: Animals by popular artist, Lucy Swinburne. Whether you want to capture a beloved pet cat or a magnificent wolf on paper, this book provides a complete course in how to draw them. All the essential drawing techniques and materi…
Drawing Animals Using Grids by Giovanni Civardi Drawing Animals Using Grids by Giovanni Civardi
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Drawing Animals Using Grids by Giovanni Civardi Size: 210x295 mm Illustrations: 240 Pages: 240 If you have often struggled to draw animals, from master artist Giovanni Civardi comes this highly visual beginners guide to drawing dogs, cats and horses using the traditional grid technique a method that makes the first stages of drawing simple and achievable. Giovanni Civardi shows you how to create a…
Drawing Birds by Andrew Forkner Drawing Birds by Andrew Forkner
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Drawing Birds by Andrew Forkner An expert guide to producing beautiful lifelike drawings of birds in their natural habitat. This book is an expert guide to producing beautiful lifelike drawings of birds in their natural habitat. Artists of all interests will find a lot to inspire them in this detailed, practical and beautiful guide on drawing birds. The book includes sections on materials, basic t…
Drawing Dramatic Landscapes by Robert Dutton Drawing Dramatic Landscapes by Robert Dutton
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The Innovative Artist: Drawing Dramatic Landscapes New ideas and innovative techniques using mixed media by Robert Dutton Size: 216x280 mm Illustrations: 400 Pages: 160 Explore exciting new ways of using graphite, charcoal and mixed media to create dramatic landscape drawings, under the expert tutelage of Robert Dutton. The Innovative Artist series provides a unique insight into the methods and ma…
Drawing Fantastic Female Fighters - Manga Masters Drawing Fantastic Female Fighters - Manga Masters
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Manga and Anime Masters: Drawing Fantastic Female Fighters Bringing fierce female characters to life by Hisashi Kagawa & Yoshihiko Umakoshi Book Description With a focus on technique, authors and professional animators Yoshihiko Umakoshi and Hisashi Kagawa teach you the essential skills required to create your own storyboards and action scenes featuring fierce female characters. Helpful sidebars a…
Drawing for the Absolute Beginner by Carole Massey Drawing for the Absolute Beginner by Carole Massey
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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner by Carole Massey 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. Publisher: Search Press Edition: BC Paperback plus 16 outlines Publication: 15 December 2017 ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782214557 Size: 216x280 mm Illustrations: 350 Pages: 160 The author, Carole Massey, is an accomplished…
Drawing Hands & Feet, Practical Guide by Eddie Armer Drawing Hands & Feet, Practical Guide by Eddie Armer
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Drawing Hands & Feet A practical guide by Eddie Armer An essential guide to what is regarded as a challenging subject, this book will simplify and inspire artists to approach drawing hands and feet with precision and confidence. Eddie Armer presents a comprehensive course that will guide the artist through everything from which drawing materials to use, through to mastering proportion, perspective…
Drawing Human Anatomy by Giovanni Civardi Drawing Human Anatomy by Giovanni Civardi
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Drawing Human Anatomy by Giovanni Civardi 'Giovanni's books are always well-presented and this, concise as ever, is an excellent primer in what can be a complex subject.' The Artist A beautifully visual and informative guide to drawing the human form, from the bestselling and renowned Italian life-drawer Giovanni Civardi. From the bestselling, world-renowned artist Giovanni Civardi comes this late…
Drawing Landscapes by Margaret Eggleton Drawing Landscapes by Margaret Eggleton
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Drawing Landscapes by Margaret Eggleton Size: 216x280 mm Illustrations: 400 Pages: 112 Artists of all skill levels will find much to inspire them in this detailed and practical guide to drawing landscapes. Margaret Eggleton guides you through easy-to-follow drawing stages, and gives advice on using sketchbooks, line and tone, perspective and more. She shows how to draw elements of the landscape su…
Drawing Masterclass - Portraits By Carole Massey Drawing Masterclass - Portraits By Carole Massey
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Develop a realistic style with stage drawings and exercises. Learn how to draw all ages, from children to the elderly. Everything you need to know, from picking your materials to finishing your masterpiece. Using graphite, pen and ink and charcoal, Carole Massey demystifies the drawing process, offering a simple route to success. There are chapters on structure, proportions and features as well as…
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Harper Collins Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Harper Collins
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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the worlds most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you feel you have little talent and you doubt you could ever learn, or you enjoy drawing but have been unable to get much beyond a childlike level, this book will show you how to gain the skill that you have always wanted. If you are alread…
Drawing People in Grids by Giovanni Civardi Drawing People in Grids by Giovanni Civardi
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Drawing People Using Grids by Giovanni Civardi Size: 210x295 mm Illustrations: 740 Pages: 240 If you have often struggled to draw portraits or moving people, from master artist Giovanni Civardi comes this highly visual beginners guide to drawing people using the traditional grid technique a method that makes the first stages of drawing simple and achievable. Artist Giovanni Civardi shows you how t…
Drawing Statues by Giovanni Civardi The Art of Drawing Drawing Statues by Giovanni Civardi The Art of Drawing
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Art of Drawing: Drawing Statues by Giovanni Civardi Bestselling life-drawer, Giovanni Civardi, teaches the art of studying statues in this inspirational and easy-to-follow guide. His techniques will suit beginners as well as those more experienced in life drawing. Sculptures and statues have been popular subjects for observational sketching since the Renaissance, and the art of drawing statues has…
Drawing the Female Nude by Giovanni Civardi Drawing the Female Nude by Giovanni Civardi
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Drawing the Female Nude by Giovanni Civardi Learn to draw the female nude through instruction by a master artist. Giovanni Civardi explores and explains the intricate process of depicting the female nude. From choosing your method of representation and deciding whether to draw from life or from photography, every facet of drawing the female nude is covered in this in-depth reference book, a valuab…
Drawing the Male Nude by Giovanni Civardi Drawing the Male Nude by Giovanni Civardi
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Drawing the Male Nude by Giovanni Civardi Learn to draw the male nude through instruction by a master artist. Giovanni Civardi breaks down the complex process of drawing the male nude, from making rudimentary choices about framing, lighting and the most appropriate drawing tools, to rendering detailed and anatomically accurate artworks. Civardis own masterful drawings provide an excellent touchsto…
Drawing Using Grids Portraits Portraits of Babies & Children Drawing Using Grids Portraits Portraits of Babies & Children
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Drawing Using Grids: Portraits of Babies & Children by Giovanni Civardi 200 Illustrations; 50 pages The go-to drawing guide for quick, easy and impressive child portraiture. From world-renowned artist Giovanni Civardi, this highly practical guide to drawing babies and children uses the traditional grid technique to make the drawing process both simple and accessible. Starting from a photograph, Ci…
Drawing Using Grids Portraits with Characer by Giovanni Civardi Drawing Using Grids Portraits with Characer by Giovanni Civardi
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Drawing Using Grids: Portraits with Character by Giovanni Civardi 250 Illustrations; 80 pages The go-to drawing guide for quick, easy and expressive portraiture. From world-renowned artist Giovanni Civardi, this highly practical guide uses the traditional grid technique to make the process of creating a characterful portrait drawing both simple and accessible. Starting from a photograph, Civardi s…
Dynamic Watercolours by Jane Betteridge Dynamic Watercolours by Jane Betteridge
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Dynamic Watercolours An exploration of colour, texture and technique by Jane Betteridge Size: 216x280 mm Illustrations: 500 Pages: 144 Take your watercolour painting to new heights with this exciting and inspirational book that will give you innovative ways to bring vibrancy, texture and dynamism into your watercolours art. Brimming over with exciting and innovative techniques, bestselling author…
Expressive Abstracts Acrylic by Anita Horskens Expressive Abstracts Acrylic by Anita Horskens
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Expressive Abstracts in Acrylic 55 innovative projects, inspiration and mixed-media techniques by Anita Hörskens Size: 216x280 mm Illustrations: 450 Pages: 160 Discover the joys of painting abstracts in acrylics with experienced artist and tutor Anita Hörskens. In this visually exciting, inspirational book, Anita teaches you about the method of abstraction, and the paints, paper and other material…
Expressive Sketchbooks by Helen Wells Expressive Sketchbooks by Helen Wells
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Expressive Sketchbooks Developing creative skills, courage, and confidence by Helen Wells Expressive Sketchbooks shares a host of creative ideas and prompts, tools and techniques, and tons of visual inspiration to help you grow in your sketchbooking practice. An expressive sketchbook is a place for you to explore, express, and enjoy your own innate creativity on your own terms. Expressive Sketchbo…
Fantastic Dragons & How to Draw Them by Tom Kidd Fantastic Dragons & How to Draw Them by Tom Kidd
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Fantastic Dragons and How to Draw Them by Tom Kidd 'This is a handsome volume with its gold printed cover, vintage appearance and marbled endpapers, akin to a magical tome. You feel that Harry Potter might have come across it in Hogwarts library and used it in art classes.' www.myshelf.com Interactive sketchbook-journal by renowned fantasy artist Tom Kidd, helping you master the art of drawing dra…
Field Guide to Drawing & Sketching Animals Field Guide to Drawing & Sketching Animals
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The Field Guide to Drawing & Sketching Animals by Tim Pond HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY PEGASUS ART - a beautiful informative interesting art book. Artist Tim Pond’s lively and engaging book fuses science with art, providing you with the skills, techniques and knowledge you need to create sketches of animals filled with life and movement. Tim shows you how to observe and draw animals in zoos, farms, wild…
Figure Drawing A Complete Guide by Giovanni Civardi Figure Drawing A Complete Guide by Giovanni Civardi
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Figure Drawing: A Complete Guide by Giovanni Civardi This extensive guide to figure drawing brings together seven books from the successful Art of Drawing series: Drawing Techniques, Heads and Faces, Sketching People, Understanding Human Form and Structure, The Nude, Drawing Hands and Feet and Clothing on Figures. This is an essential guide for anyone particularly interested in figure drawing, and…
From Sketch to Watercolour Painting Wendy Jelbert From Sketch to Watercolour Painting Wendy Jelbert
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From Sketch to Watercolour Painting, Pen, Line and Wash by Wendy Jelbert 128 Pages, 230 Illustrations Everything you need to know about transforming a rough sketch into a perfect painting, and how to enjoy the looseness of sketching as an art form in its own right. Wendy Jelbert begins this book by asking the question 'why sketch?'. Her answer is that it is the best way to record inspirational sce…
Geoff Kerseys Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists Geoff Kerseys Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists
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Geoff Kersey’s Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists Over 100 essential tips to improve your painting by Geoff Kersey Size: 148x210 mm Illustrations: 280 Pages: 96 Book Description 'Search Press have reissued their eminently useful Top Tips series in paperback. If you haven't encountered these before, they're a handy way of taking the advice of your favourite artists out in the field with you.' Pain…
Get Up & Gouache by Jessica Smith Get Up & Gouache by Jessica Smith
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Get Up & Gouache Unleash your creativity with 20 painting projects by Jessica Smith 288 Illustrations, 144 pages Unleash your creativity and discover a new medium with 20 colourful gouache projects. Get Up & Gouache shows you how to bring the vibrant and versatile medium of gouache to life. Get stuck in to 20 step-by-step projects that show you how to layer, blend and bloom in order to create beau…
Hills & Mountains in Watercolour by Peter Woolley - What To Paint Series Hills & Mountains in Watercolour by Peter Woolley - What To Paint Series
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What to Paint: Hills & Mountains in Watercolour by Peter Woolley 24 watercolour paintings of hills and mountain ranges from English artist, Peter Woolley. Includes 24 traceable outlines and plenty of expert tips and advice. The What to Paint series is perfect for readers with some painting skills and experience, who are looking for inspiring painting subjects. Each book has 24 beautiful full-page…
Horses in Acrylics by Dave White - Ready To Paint Series Horses in Acrylics by Dave White - Ready To Paint Series
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Ready to Paint: Horses in Acrylics by David White The Ready to Paint series provides six tracings for readers to pull out and transfer on to the painting surface. There is one for each of the five step-by-step demonstrations, plus a bonus tracing of the inspirational painting in the Introduction section, and full instructions on how to transfer the images. People who want to learn to paint horses…
House of Print by Molly Mahon House of Print by Molly Mahon
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The Print House - Hardback book A modern block printer’s journey through colour, texture and pattern by Molly Mahon 160 pages Book Description From the initial design process, through to the carving of the block, the mixing of the colour and the actual printing process, Molly has always found printing to be meditative. This book enables readers to explore this ancient craft through Molly's contemp…
How to Draw - Manga in Simple Steps How to Draw - Manga in Simple Steps
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How to Draw: Manga In simple steps by Yishan Li 144 Pages, 1080 Illustrations Over 130 step-by-step drawings showing how to draw boys, girls and creatures in the manga style. Uses material from the popular How to Draw series. If you have always wanted to draw manga but werent sure how to begin, this fun and simple step-by-step book will help kick-start your comic-drawing journey. Learn how to draw…

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