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  • How To Draw Anything

    by Mark Linley

    If you can write your name, you have enough touch to learn to draw. Let Mark Linley inspire you to pick up your pencil and create a magical masterpiece. His positive approach secures quick, accurate results and ever-growing confidence.Learn to look properly and get the basic outlines correct; include the key features but simplify what you see; understand how shading (such as dot stipple or cross ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • You Can Draw in 30 Days

    The Fun, Easy Way to Learn to Draw in One Month or Less

    by Mark Kistler

    Pick up your pencil, embrace your inner artist, and learn how to draw in thirty days with this approachable step-by-step guide from an Emmy award-winning PBS host.Drawing is an acquired skill, not a talent -- anyone can learn to draw! All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and the willingness to tap into your hidden artistic abilities. With Emmy award-winning, longtime PBS host Mark Kistler ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Pen Drawing: an Illustrated Treatise

    by Charles D. Maginnis

    Pen Drawing still exists as a classic text on pen drawing methods and techniques. With over 70 illustrations to guide you in through the process, students of all levels will surely find something useful to add to their artistic toolbox. This is truly a hidden gem!This ebook version comes complete with a full table of contents and links to each illustration in the book, making for easy navigation ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Steal Like an Artist

    10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

    by Austin Kleon

    series Austin Kleon
    Unlock your creativity.An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life.Nothing is original, so embrace influence, school yourself through the work of others, remix and reimagine to discover your own path. Follow interests wherever they take you—what ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Drawing on the Artist Within

    by Betty Edwards

    Whether you are a business manager, teacher, writer, technician, or student, you'll find Drawing on the Artist Within the most effective program ever created for tapping your creative powers. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of instructional drawings and the work of master artists, this book is written for people with no previous experience in art.AH-HA! I SEE IT NOW!Everyone has experienced ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Show Your Work!

    10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered

    by Austin Kleon

    series Austin Kleon
    In his New York Times bestseller Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by “stealing” from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more forward-thinking and necessary book, he shows how to take that critical next step on a creative journey—getting known.Show Your Work! is about why generosity trumps genius. It’s about getting findable, ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • Pen Drawing And Pen Drawing An Illustrated Treatise [Free ebooks]

    by William Tophe

    The book contains information on tools and techniques with instructions for both beginners. Free ebooks: Pen Drawing An Illustrated Treatise by Charles Maginnis. CHAPTER I.—Style in Pen Drawing CHAPTER II.—Materials CHAPTER III.—Technique CHAPTER IV.—Values CHAPTER V.—Practical Problems CHAPTER VI.—Architectural Drawing CHAPTER VII.—Decorative Drawing   ... Read more

    $1.83 AUD

  • Creative Block

    Get Unstuck, Discover New Ideas. Advice & Projects from 50 Successful Artists

    by Danielle Krysa

    Creative block presents the most crippling—and unfortunately universal—challenge for artists. No longer! This blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment. The blogger behind The Jealous Curator interviews 50 successful international artists working in different mediums and mines their insights on how to conquer self-doubt, stay motivated, and ... Read more

    $3.29 AUD

  • 10-Minute Watercolours (Collins Gem)

    by Hazel Soan

    series Collins Gem
    This handy, practical and inspirational little book is perfect for the pocket or art bag. It shows watercolour painters of all levels how to loosen up their paintings and maintain spontaneity by painting simple watercolour studies in no more than 10 minutes.Written by popular artist Hazel Soan, the book is arranged in three parts: the first section explains all about the equipment you will need; ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

    A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence: definitive 4th edition

    by Betty Edwards

    **OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE'You will quickly amaze and delight yourself. Hands down the best and most life-enhancing thing I've done in lockdown' India Knight, Sunday Times**Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are a professional, a student, or enjoy art as a hobby, Betty Edwards' practical step-by-step guide will ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD

  • Drawing and Sketching Portraits: How to Draw Realistic Faces for Beginners

    by Jacquelyn Descanso

    This generously illustrated book provides step-by-step lessons and exercises to help you learn how to draw people today!Have you always wished you could draw portraits and faces? Get a head start on learning how with this book. Don't worry about talent--talent is overrated. Anyone can learn how to draw people! There are some wonderful techniques to get you off to a great start. Plus, you'll have a ... Read more

    $4.33 AUD

  • Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk

    And Other Truths About Being Creative

    by Danielle Krysa and 1 more

    This book is duct tape for the mouth of every artist's inner critic. Silencing that stifling voice once and for all, this salve for creatives introduces ten truths they must face in order to defeat self-doubt. Each encouraging chapter deconstructs a pivotal moment on the path to success—fear of the blank page, the dangers of jealousy, sharing work with others—and explains how to navigate roadblock ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • A Practical Guide to Photography

    by Ian Middleton

    Take your camera off auto and learn how to take control and get better photos than you ever did before. In this free downloadable ebook, I have put together all the basics in a simple, practical and jargon-free way. Illustrations and examples photographs show you exactly how each effect works, so it's just like being out there on a workshop doing it yourself.Download for free now -Everything you ... Read more

    Free

  • Facial Expressions

    A Visual Reference for Artists

    by Mark Simon

    All artists are tired of persuading their nearest and dearest to look sad…look glad…look mad…madder…no, even madder…okay, hold it. For those artists (and their long-suffering friends), here is the best book ever. Facial Expressions includes more than 2,500 photographs of 50 faces—men and women of a variety of ages, shapes, sizes, and ethnicities—each demonstrating a wide range of emotions and ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD

  • Learning by Heart

    Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit

    by Corita Kent and 1 more

    Tap into your natural ability to create!Engaging, proven exercises for developing creativityPriceless resource for teachers, artists, actors, everyoneArtist and educator Corita Kent inspired generations of artists, and the truth of her words "We can all talk, we can all write, and if the blocks are removed, we can all draw and paint and make things" still shines through. This revised edition of ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Keep Going

    10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad

    by Austin Kleon

    series Austin Kleon
    Keep Working. Keep Playing. Keep Creating.In his previous books Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work!, both New York Times bestsellers, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlock their creativity and showed them how to become known. Now he offers his most inspiring work yet, with ten simple rules for how to stay creative, focused, and true to yourself—for life.The creative life is not a ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • The Natural Way to Draw - A Working Plan for Art Study

    by Kimon Nicolaïdes

    This book contains a classic guide to drawing people, offering instructions and tips for drawing different poses and body types. It is split into sixty-four easy exercises covering such subjects as 'Gesture Drawing', 'Group Poses', 'Study of the Bones', etc. With simple, step-by-step instructions and many helpful diagrams, this is a book that will be of considerable utility to anyone wishing to ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Sketching (Collins Gem)

    by Jackie Simmonds

    series Collins Gem
    An essential little ebook – perfect for the pocket or art bag – covering all practical aspects of sketching and drawing. Sketching is a skill that every artist needs to master and this handy book shows you how in a very clear and simple way.Jackie starts by describing all the different media used for sketching, including pencils, charcoal, coloured pencils, pens, pastels, watercolours and gouache, ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • How to Draw Step-By-Step

    With Special Kids

    by Kaylea J. Mangrum and 1 more

    series Drawing With Frog Hops
    We are all different, but we all have similarities, even children with special needs. This book was written to raise awareness of the importance of all children. The story points out our similarities. We have pets, families, and a places we call home. All children are important. This book is a short fictional story written from the perspective of a young girl with special needs. Included with the ... Read more

    Free

  • The Art Spirit

    by Robert Henri

    A classic work of advice, criticism, and inspiration for aspiring artists and lovers of art"Art when really understood is the province of every human being." So begins The Art Spirit, the collected words, teachings, and wisdom of innovative artist and beloved teacher Robert Henri. Henri, who painted in the Realist style and was a founding member of the Ashcan School, was known for his belief in ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Celtic Line Drawing - Simplified Instructions

    by Tom Sterling

    Celtic Line Drawing - Simplified Instructions leads you step by step into the fascinating world of creating Celtic knots. Replete with sample drawings, templates and illustrated instructions, this simple but powerful and flexible approach will have you creating intricate plaitwork designs on paper in just minutes.231 pages of instruction, eight fun and beautiful tutorials will help you quickly ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Landscape Painting

    Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice

    by Mitchell Albala

    Because nature is so expansive and complex, so varied in its range of light, landscape painters often have to look further and more deeply to find form and structure, value patterns, and an organized arrangement of shapes. In Landscape Painting, Mitchell Albala shares his concepts and practices for translating nature's grandeur, complexity, and color dynamics into convincing representations of ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Procreate

    How to Create Art on an iPad®

    by 3dtotal Publishing

    Learn how to paint on your iPad like the professionals in Beginner’s Guide to Procreate, a comprehensive introduction to this industry-standard software. Accessible and versatile, Procreate is an ideal tool for anyone wanting to give digital painting a go. Step-by-step tutorials, quick tips, and inspiring artwork ensure you’ll have all you need to create stunning concept art quickly and easily. ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • 50 Drawing Projects

    A Creative Step-by-Step Workbook

    by Barrington Barber

    In this imaginative new book, Barrington Barber presents an array of interesting subjects, including people, pets and everyday objects in and around the home. Each project is broken down into easy-to-follow steps which culminate in a finished drawing. The reader is then invited to make his or her own version of the subject. Combining guidance for beginners with challenging subjects for more ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD