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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.

5 Minute Sketching Animals & Pets by Gary Geraths 5 Minute Sketching Animals & Pets by Gary Geraths
£8.99
2 in stock
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
1 in stock
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
6 in stock
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…
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…
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
1 in stock
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
1 in stock
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 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…
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
1 in stock
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
1 in stock
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…
Art Handbooks - Water in Watercolour by Joe Francis Dowden Art Handbooks - Water in Watercolour by Joe Francis Dowden
£4.99
1 in stock
Art Handbooks - Water in Watercolour by Joe Francis Dowden : 48 pages Previously published as Step-by-Step Leisure Arts: Water in Watercolour 9780855328450 Joe Dowden shows how to capture water in all its moods from quiet ponds and shallow puddles to babbling brooks and slow-moving rivers. Using over 80 step-by-step photographs and a variety of inspirational paintings, he clearly illustrates all t…
Art of Drawing - Portraits of Babies & Children Art of Drawing - Portraits of Babies & Children
£8.99
1 in stock
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
1 in stock
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…
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…

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