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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: £18.00
'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: £26.99
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: £26.99
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...

Co-art
Our Price: £24.95
Twenty-five leading artist duos and collectives give insight into how and why to work collaboratively Art history is traditionally presented as the in...
Master the art of speed painting
Our Price: £19.79
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: £13.49
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...

How to draw comics the Marvel way
Our Price: £10.99
This is a comics compendium: an encyclopedia of information for creating your own superhero comic strips.
Enchanted Forest
Our Price: £8.96
This stunning new colouring book by Johanna Basford takes readers on a inky quest through an enchanted forest to discover what lies in the castle at i...

Art lab for kids
Our Price: £14.39
Art Lab for Kids is a refreshing source of wonderful ideas for creating fine art with children. This step-by-step book offers 52 fun and creative art ...
Atlas of human anatomy for the artist
Our Price: £12.99
The comprehensive reference on the structure and depiction of the human form is comprised of technical information and numerous drawings and photographs.

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: £15.29
`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: £11.69
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: £13.49
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...
Anatomy for the artist
Our Price: £25.00
Unlock your inner artist and learn how to draw the human body in this beautiful and instructive book by the acclaimed artist and Ruskin School of Art ...

Sketching from the imagination. Characters
Our Price: £16.19
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:...
Learn to paint people quickly
Our Price: £8.99
A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations. Bestselling artist and write...

How to draw people fot the artistically anxious
Our Price: £8.99
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: £13.49
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...
Chroma
Our Price: £9.99
A poetic, passionate and intensely personal exploration of colour written during the final year of Derek Jarman's life -- with a new introduction by A...

Oil
Our Price: £5.39
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: £13.49
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: £15.29
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: £11.69
Creative Lettering & Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of several professional hand letterers and calligra...

Imagine a forest
Our Price: £11.69
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: £8.96
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: £22.50
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: £8.99
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...
Linocut for artists & designers
Our Price: £17.09
Linocut is used to stunning effect by artists, illustrators, and designers because of its strong graphic qualities, accessibility, and versatility. Wh...

Destruction
Our Price: £15.26
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.
Watercolour tips
Our Price: £5.39
Essential tips on all the basic watercolour techniques, plus helpful advice on sketching and drawing. Guidelines on painting skies, backgrounds, fore...

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: £17.99
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: £13.49
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: £11.69
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...

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 ...

Acrylic illuminations
Our Price: £22.99
50 dazzling techniques...for work that shines above the rest! From the author of the best-selling books Acrylic Revolution and Acrylic Innovation, thi...
Portrait drawing
Our Price: £10.79
This debut book in the Pocket Art series is packed with expert technical guidance on drawing realistic portraits in pencil and stunning, inspirational...