Art Books

These are the art books that I have found useful and of course I probably don’t know of all of them.  Contact Me  if you know of a great book and I will feature it on this page.

Best Books for Beginners

The Drawing Book: An innovative, practical approach to drawing the world around you – Sarah Simblet –   Buy it

Best Books for Acrylic Painting 

Quick and Clever Acrylics – Micheal Sanders – Buy it

Best Books for Watercolour Painting

Watercolours Unleashed – Jane Betteridge – Buy it

Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner – Alwyn Crawshaw – Buy it

Best Books for Oil Painting

Fill Your Oil Paintings with Light and Colour – Kevin Macpherson – Buy it

Best Books for Pastels

Pastels Unleashed – Margaret Evans – Buy it

Best Books for Learning about Colour

Colour Mixing Bible – Ian Sidaway – Buy it

Collage and Mixed Media 

The Collage Workbook: How to Get Started and Stay Inspired – Randel Plowman – Buy it

History of Art 

The Shock of the New – Robert Hughes – Buy it

The Art Book – Adam Butler – Buy it

Art Now – Taschen – Buy it


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