Art Instruction Books

Here in you will find many good art instruction books covering many different techniques and materials. We offer a discount on all books for the novice to the intermediate student and even the seasoned professional.
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Acrylic Painting Techniques
(Item Number WG001064)

Who would have thought that synthetic acrylic paint, a still-young medium with a plastic polymer base, would become the most versatile and exciting painting medium in this plastic world. Surprise. Now learn how to use it.

MSRP: $19.95


All About Techniques in Color
(Item Number BARRONS152290)

All About Techniques In ColorAn indespensible manual for artists.

MSRP: $29.95


Book-Drawing Dynamic Hands
(Item Number WG013685)

Drawing Dynamic HandsBurne HogarthISBN: 0-8230-1368-5Watson-GuptillBook (Paperback)8 1/4 x 11, 144 pages, 300 black and white illustrationsJanuary 1999The most comprehensive book ever published on drawing hands uses a revolutionary system for visualizing the hand in an almost infinite number of positions.Burne Hogarth’s (1911–1996) remarkable career spanned over 60 years.

MSRP: $21.95


Book-Drawing Lessons From The Great Masters
(Item Number WG014019)

Drawing Lessons from the Great masters
100 Great Drawings Analyzed and Figure Drawing Fundamentals Defined
Robert Beverly Hale
ISBN: 0-8230-1401-0
Book (Paperback), 8 1/2 x 11, 272 pages, 200 black and white illustrations
January 1999

This famous work enables artists to learn drawing as those of the past did: by study and emulation of the masters. MSRP: $22.95


Do It Yourself Picture Framing
(Item Number lgn-LOGAN238)

Do-It-Yourself Picture Framing
by Vivian Kistler
With a little practice and the right tools, crafters can make attractive framed pieces at home. Book includes step-by-step illustrated instructions for designing framing, cutting mats, choosing frames & equipment, and framing photographs, needlework, paintings, drawings & art prints.

MSRP: $10.95


Mat Cutting
(Item Number lgn-LOGAN241-M)

Complete Guide to Basic mat Cutting
by Vivian Kistler
Second edition! Newly revised and improved, Logan's basic mat cutting book now has more illustrations and content than ever before. Includes info on color choice, layout, design and technique.

MSRP: $9.95


The Complete Oil Painter
(Item Number WG008551)

The Complete Oil Painter
The Essential Reference for Beginners to Professionals

Brian Gorst
ISBN: 0-8230-0855-x
Book (Paperback), 8 1/2 x 11, 128 pages, 200 color illustrations
January 2004

Oils are perhaps the most versatile of all paint mediums. Yet for many artists oil painting is either shrouded in mystique or considered very difficult.

MSRP: $24.95


The New Acrylics
(Item Number WG031597)

The New Acrylics
Complete Guide to the New Generation of Acrylic Paints

Rheni Tauchid
ISBN: 0-8230-3159-4
Watson-Guptill / Watson-Guptill
Book (Paperback), 8 1/2 x 10 1/2,160 pages, 250 color illustrations
February 2005

The acrylics of today have grown into the most adaptable art material of the modern age. Focusing on a popular art medium that has been around for over 50 years, MSRP: $24.95


The Oil Painting Book
(Item Number WG032747)

The Oil Painting Book
materials and Techniques for Today's Artist

Bill Creevy
ISBN: 0-8230-3274-4
Book (Paperback), 8 1/2 x 10 1/2, 176 pages, 335 color illustrations
January 1999

Without equal anywhere in print today, this is the most complete guide to oil painting materials, and how to use them to derive best results from the medium.

World Distribution MSRP: $19.95


The Pastel Book
(Item Number WG039050)

The Pastel Book - materials and Techniques for Today's Artist
Bill Creevy
ISBN: 0-8230-3905-6
Book (Paperback), 8 1/2 x 10 1/2, 176 pages, 450 color illustrations
August 1999

Absolutely the most thorough guide to pastel materials and techniques ever assembled in a single volume, this is the book for anyone working with pastels, from beginners to experienced artists looking.

MSRP: $21.95


Water-based Screen printing Today
(Item Number WG057283)

Water-Based Screenprinting Today - Hands-On Techniques to Digital Technology
Roni Henning
ISBN: 0-8230-5728-3
Book (Paperback), 8 1/2 x 10 1/2, 144 pages, 10 black and white illustrations,
150 color illustrations
July 2006

  • Spotlights “green” technology, safe for all artists
  • Distinguished author has worked with.

    MSRP: $24.95