Focusing on the theme "Inspiring Subjects," this thoughtfully curated edition features the artists' most compelling subject matter. Artists and art lovers alike are sure to be inspired by the resulting energy and expressiveness showcased on these pages.
- 127 modern-day masterpieces in charcoal, pencil, pastel, coloured pencil, scratchboard, pen and ink, and more
- A breathtaking diversity of styles and approaches
- Comments from the artists offer fresh-from-the-studio advice, insights and anecdotes
A modern twist on watercolour flower painting – learn to paint your houseplants in the comfort of your own home.
London-based designer Nikki Strange takes you through 20 highly visual step-by-step projects. New and budding artists can learn to paint beautiful leafy balms, exotic flowers, succulents and more, so you can create a modern artwork that you'll love to display in your home, use as stationary or proudly give to your friends and family.
The process of studying and recreating each plant is described in clear step-by-step instructions, accompanied by stunning photography and a clean, contemporary design. In addition, a 25-sheet sketchpad with outlines of all the projects faintly printed on the pages is attached to the book for you to draw and paint on, so you can get started right away.$39.99
Geoff Kersey shares his expertise in this book packed full of tips for watercolour painters. Learn all you need to know, from what to buy, composing a painting and mastering techniques such as wet into wet and dry brush work, to how to paint skies, water, trees, buildings and more. The tips are clearly explained and illustrated through artwork and step-by-step photographs.
This title was previously published as Geoff's Top Tips for Watercolour Artists. In this new, easy-to-use flexibinding format with an updated design, the books in the Watercolour Artists Pocket Books series bring you the best tips from leading artists.
Look inside the book.$25.99
Josie Lewis offers easy lessons and exercises on how to mix colour and create exciting palettes.
This comprehensive guide starts with a crash course in essential terminology and visual vocabulary, then shows you how to go beyond the wheel and basic theory with hands-on projects that illustrate and illuminate a variety of colour elements and techniques. The materials used – including watercolour and acrylic paints, and found or purchased collage papers – are accessible, inexpensive and readily available. Plus, this art guide includes easy-to-use templates featured in many of the projects; their modern geometric layouts yield stunning colour arrangements.
With The New Color Mixing Companion, artists, crafters and designers of all skill levels will learn to take colour in a whole new direction!$32.99
Dan Cooney will show you how to draw credible perspective from any point of view for your own stories, from creating convincing backgrounds to capturing the 'right' angle of the characters that inhabit your world.
It’s all here: the behaviour of light and its importance for drawing from imagination, the concepts of composition, visually engaging characters and environments, perspective (of course) and using references to create fantastic work from unique camera angles.
Discover everything you need to know about drawing perspective and bring your ideas to the drawing board with confidence, in this book that will inspire graphic novel artists and storytellers from beginners upwards.$36.99
This gorgeous book tells the story of stained glass, from the Medieval period, its demise during the Reformation, its revival in the Victorian period, through Art Nouveau, Art Deco, right up to today. It also gives a brief introduction to the techniques used to make it – much the same today as they always have been.
Recommended for ages 5+.$9.99$6.99