Anywhere, Anytime Art: Gouache explores this medium in a portable, approachable and contemporary way.
Basic painting topics, such as tools and materials, techniques and colour theory, are presented in an easy-to-read, visual style. The subsequent step-by-step projects focus on various subjects that artists can find anywhere, whether they're home or out and about. Artists can learn to paint their favourite things, including plants, flowers, cats, patterns and more.
The book is filled with vibrant, colourful artwork that's sure to inspire any artist to give gouache a try and get out there and paint!$19.99
From being spray-painted onto walls and trains, to enjoying acclaim in galleries and museums, the graffiti movement has changed. Far from being viewed as mindless vandalism, graffiti, or urban street art, has become prized as a highly valued and socially relevant art form.
The book presents 38 of the most influential and pioneering urban artists from around the world who have driven this transformation, exploring their mediums, methods and backgrounds, and why they've chosen to challenge classical ideas of art to convey messages about urban culture. From well-known names such as Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Blek le Rat to superstars of the underground movement, these are artists who have moved far away from the cliched lettering and tags to develop individual styles that reflect and critique modern life.
Urban Art Legends is the perfect companion for anyone wanting to learn more about this vibrant, exciting and constantly evolving art form.$34.99$14.99
Learn the creative, innovative technique of making art by pouring paint with The Art of Paint Pouring. Featuring easy step-by-step projects, practical tips and beautiful art from an established paint-pouring expert, this book will help artists of any skill level make colourful, textured art by pouring acrylic paint onto a canvas.
You will learn to swipe, pour and more using the many how-to projects. Also included are chapters on:
- Tools and materials, including affordable options for items that will help you create poured art
- Basic colour theory and how to choose paint colours that will create pleasing mixtures
- Eye-catching full-page artwork
- Tips for creating the paint consistency that you want
- Instructions for keeping your work area clean, even while working with a potentially messy technique
If you are new to paint pouring, you will love the beginners’ tips and instructions that allow anyone to master this contemporary craft.$24.99
The surface you draw or paint on impacts everything in your artwork, from its texture and brightness to colour and durability. Artist Toolbox: Surfaces & Supports covers the drawing and painting surfaces and supports that all artists should know. You'll learn the basics and finer points of working on:
You'll also learn useful tips and techniques for preparing supports to receive media, see how to work with different media on each support and discover the most effective way to protect your finished artwork.$19.99
The Organic Painter introduces innovative techniques for using non-traditional 'paint' derived from materials like coffee, tea and alcohol, to encourage freedom and expression! With a little guidance, you'll soon be painting with everyday materials you'd never considered as an artistic medium.
This inspiring book gives you all the techniques and ideas you'll need to boost your creativity, learn natural paint-making and be more resourceful with your art materials. Each project comes with instructions on how to make the paint, and also includes experiments and explorations for you to try. Plus, a simple painting accompanies each featured material and combines it with other materials or techniques, so you'll never lack inspiration.$32.99
The Grown-Up’s Guide to Making Art with Kids features drawing tutorials, interactive pages and projects that will teach children and adults to draw and paint fun, simple subjects like unicorns, pets, flowers and more.
The book’s artwork is colourful, approachable and done using ordinary, easily available art tools, including markers, crayons, colored pencils and acrylic paint. In addition to drawing lessons, the book also includes projects and ideas for using artwork created from the prompts to make crafts, including a map, pop-up art and paper dolls. The book teaches valuable drawing, painting and crafting skills to both kids and adults, inspires creativity and encourages family togetherness. What better way to avoid screen time than by drawing, painting and creating together with your kids?$17.99
Modern masters – such as Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol – are joined by international contemporary artists who continue to explore and expand the medium today.
Four specially commissioned projects by Christiane Baumgartner, Julian Opie, Jose Antonio Suarez and Terry Winters further demonstrates the qualities of this practice that progresses into the digital age.$49.99$44.99
The mission of Your Year in Art is to sharpen your art skills and quiet your inner critic by showing you how to draw habitually and spontaneously.
As you build your craft, techniques and confidence, this guide encourages you to create in a way that celebrates your individuality. With 52 clever drawing prompts, along with tips and tricks, Chelsea Ward will get your creative juices flowing. Weekly challenges include making a 'self-portrait' by sketching things that describe you; practicing mark-making techniques like cross-hatching and stippling; filling a sketchbook page with drawings on a theme, like potted plants or fire hydrants; and adding water to ink drawings to practice wash techniques.
Join fellow artists in an exciting yearlong journey of developing creative habits and discovering new ways to express yourself.$24.99