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Art techniques & principles

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Pattern, colour & form
Our Price: £36.00
This highly visual book is an exploration of creativity and ideas, using 'pattern, colour and form' as the key areas to explore and de...
Creative Haven Insanely Intricate Entangled Landscapes Coloring Book
Our Price: £3.59
Picture yourself in a panorama of giant flowers, mushroom-shaped houses, grinning suns and snoozing moons, with spaceships soaring between the stars. ...

The secret lives of colour
Our Price: £20.00
'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and tho...
Imaginarium
Our Price: £29.99
How can you create images that are authentic expressions of your vision, images that you are invested in and that foster joy in the process of their c...

Anatomy for 3D artists
Our Price: £29.99
Anatomy for 3D Artists is an essential teaching guide for sculpting human anatomy. Non-software specific, it is packed with everything today's 3D arti...
Black
Our Price: £24.30
Black--favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists--has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: a...

You will be able to draw faces by the end of this book
Our Price: £14.99
This book is for anybody who wants to become confident in drawing faces - whether you are a complete novice or a more experienced artist. From basic f...
Master the art of speed painting
Our Price: £21.99
For matte painters and concept artists working in the movie, videogame, and TV industry, it can often be important to be able to quickly and efficient...

How to draw animals for the artistically anxious
Our Price: £8.99
How to Draw Animals for the Artistically Anxious is a fun and quirky fill-in book that will ease the 'artistically anxious' into drawing. On each spre...
Ink
Our Price: £14.99
Ink is the first in an exciting new practical-art series on popular mediums, including acrylic, oil, pencil and gouache. The books will cover painting...

Folding techniques for designers
Our Price: £19.95
Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal a...
Charles Reid's watercolour secrets
Our Price: £11.69
This work is a glimpse into actual sketchbooks used by master painter Charles Reid for the past 25 years. It gives the reader an insight into Reid's a...

The wild dyer
Our Price: £16.99
`By teaching you the foundations of natural dyeing, and guiding you through the simple stitch techniques, this book will allow you to dip in and out o...
Experimental landscapes in watercolour
Our Price: £17.09
Artist Ann Blockley is renowned for her innovative approach to traditional subjects. Following the huge success of her previous book, Experimental Flo...

Chibi Art Class
Our Price: £12.99
In Chibi Art Class, renowned anime artist Yoaihime teaches you the art of chibi, step by adorable step. Anime artist Yoai has captivated a huge audien...
You will be able to draw by the end of this book
Our Price: £14.99
This book is for anybody who wants to draw more, whether you are learning from scratch or developing existing skills. When you're learning to draw, th...

Sketching from the imagination. Characters
Our Price: £17.99
Sketches and drawings are the foundations of great art, where thoughts and concepts first come to life as an image. In Sketching from the Imagination:...
How to draw people fot the artistically anxious
Our Price: £9.99
A fun and quirky fill in book that will ease the 'Artistically Anxious' into drawing. Learn to draw people of all shapes and sizes.On each spread, ill...

Know your onions
Our Price: £14.99
This book is practical and immediate, without being condescending or overly technical. It is like having a graphic design mentor who will help you com...
The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction
Our Price: £4.49
One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means audie...

Oil
Our Price: £5.99
In this title, William Alexander invites you into his artistic world and shows you how to re-create a variety of beautiful landscapes in oil. After ex...
Pencil art workshop
Our Price: £14.99
In Pencil Art Workshop, well-known artist and illustrator Matt Rota demonstrates several techniques in graphite, then ties it together with an interna...

Unpacking
Our Price: £35.99
The Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation is one of the world's most diverse and important private collections of contemporary art. This book offer...
3D
Our Price: £44.99
This book follows the cyclical development of 3D media from the 1830s to the present, tracing an alternate history of modernism in which virtual depth...

Colour quest
Our Price: £8.99
Colour Quest is a colour-by-number book unlike anything you've ever seen before. Use colouring pens or pencils to colour numbered shapes and uncover s...
Making comics
Our Price: £16.99
Magnificent! The best how-to manual ever published. - Kevin Kelly, Cool ToolsScott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in 1993 w...

The Chiaroscuro woodcut in Renaissance Italy
Our Price: £40.50
Chiaroscuro woodcuts are among the most immediately appealing of all historic prints, displaying exquisite invention, refined draftsmanship, technical...
Creative lettering and beyond
Our Price: £12.99
Creative Lettering & Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of several professional hand letterers and calligra...

Imagine a forest
Our Price: £12.98
From the inspired mind of Dinara Mirtalipova comes Imagine a Forest, a drawing and design guide to creating your own Eastern European folklore inspire...
Secret Garden
Our Price: £9.95
Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland. This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a ...

The art of letter carving in stone
Our Price: £25.00
Written by an eminent practitioner and teacher, this book guides the novice through the basics of letter carving, drawn lettering, and making simple d...
Draw 500 Fabulous Flowers
Our Price: £9.99
A new fun format for Quarry's best-selling 20 Ways to Draw a Tulip and 44 Fabulous Flowers, this cute chunky volume features 500 inspirational illustr...

Celebrate your creative self
Our Price: £17.09
Celebrate Your Creative Self helps you act upon your artistic inspirations and joyfully appreciate the creative process. You'll develop the skills you...
Chroma
Our Price: £8.99
In Chroma, Derek Jarman explains the use of colour in Medieval painting through the Renaissance to the modernists and draws on the great colour theori...

Linocut for artists & designers
Our Price: £18.99
Linocut is used to stunning effect by artists, illustrators, and designers because of its strong graphic qualities, accessibility, and versatility. Wh...
Destruction
Our Price: £16.95
Part of the acclaimed series of anthologies which document major themes and ideas in contemporary art. Explores the processes and techniques which function within the field of contemporary art yet challenge its boundaries and even its existence.

Drawing projects for children
Our Price: £13.46
Providing more than just a 'how to draw' style approach Drawing Projects for Children will help children expand both their artistic abilities and imag...
The art of tattoo
Our Price: £19.99
Tattoo artist Megan Massacre presents a beautiful collection of her best work, with instructive how-to and inspiration for both professional tattoo ar...

Painting nature's details
Our Price: £14.99
A practical guide to painting nature's flora and fauna from award-winning botanical painting authors Meriel Thurstan and Rosie Martin. Recording the ...
Drawing hands & feet
Our Price: £12.99
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 p...

Shovel Knight
Our Price: £35.99
Shovel Knight is a sweeping classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic created by Yacht C...
Generative art
Our Price: £27.89
SummaryGenerative Art presents both the technique and the beauty of algorithmic art. The book includes high-quality examples of generative art, along ...

Forty ways to write I love you
Our Price: £11.70
Learn 40 creative hand-lettering styles. Starting with an overview of necessary materials and a brief introduction to the art of typography, you will ...
Anatomy for the artist
Our Price: £25.00
Using superb specially commissioned photographs of male and female models together with historical and contempory works of art and her own illustratio...

Portrait drawing
Our Price: £11.99
This debut book in the Pocket Art series is packed with expert technical guidance on drawing realistic portraits in pencil and stunning, inspirational...
Techniques of the observer
Our Price: £22.00
Jonathan Crary's Techniques of the Observer provides a dramatically new perspective on the visual culture of the nineteenth century, reassessing probl...

Milling operations in the lathe
Our Price: £7.16
Despite the growing numbers of milling machines in amateur workshops, a majority of model engineers still rely on a lathe and a drilling machine as th...
Monochrome
Our Price: £31.50
Painting without color has long held a fascination for artists. In this striking and original book, the authors explore how and why artists from the...

Sharpie art workshop
Our Price: £16.99
Bold and sharp, brilliant and vivid, Sharpie markers can be found in art, office, and stationery supply stores, drugstores, mass-market and crafts cha...
Acrylics
Our Price: £8.99
Painting is one of the most rewarding ways of expressing yourself. It sparks creativity, engages the imagination and relaxes you, reducing your stress...