Yes you can draw! Following the success of the Draw in 15 Minutes series, Jake Spicer has created a straightforward drawing course that anyone can follow. Using the tried and tested methods honed in his successful drawing classes, Jake guides the reader through a programme of subjects and scenarios, all designed to give the beginner confidence and build their skills. The subjects include still lifes, cityscapes, people and pets, and each lesson is accompanied by exercises and tips for improvement. The last section of the book looks at skills in more detail, and can be referenced at any stage.
Draw is carefully crafted to look and feel accessible to the beginner draftsman, and the lessons are thoughtfully balanced to complement this. Along with the friendly approach, the author provides a thorough foundation in drawing, giving the reader the perfect base to develop their skills and become a confident artist.
The Jungle Book Colouring Book (Macmillan Classic Colouring Books)
This beautifully produced colouring book contains all your favourite characters from Rudyard Kipling's classic story – Mowgli, Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the Panther, Kaa the Snake, not forgetting the terrifying tiger, Shere Khan. Many of the drawings in this book were inspired the original illustrations by Kipling's father, J. Lockwood Kipling, who illustrated the first edition of The Jungle Book, published by Macmillan in 1894.
With additional decorations and drawings based on traditional Indian designs, and with panels of text from the original story, this book will give hours of colouring fun, and is a wonderful introduction to this well-loved tale and Kipling's unforgettable characters.
As the original publisher of The Jungle Book in 1894, Macmillan is publishing this book is part of a range of titles to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Kipling's birth in 1865.
Printed on high-quality paper that will take crayon, paint or felt pen.
Oil & Acrylic: Still Lifes: Discover techniques for painting traditional scenes - Step by Step
Still lifes are particularly rewarding because the artist controls all aspects of the process, from subject selection and placement to scene lighting. In Still Lifes, three accomplished show readers how to approach this specialized genre as they demonstrate how to re create a number of charming still life paintings in acrylic and oil, step by simple step.
Oil & Acrylic: Oil 1: Learn the basics of oil painting (How to Draw & Paint)
In Oil 1, Robert Moore offers the perfect introduction to the exciting world of oil painting! Inside, you will find an array of beautiful paintings that will inspire you to explore the medium further. Robert covers a range of the most popular painting subjects as he introduces a number of basic art concepts and painting techniques. You'll also learn what materials and colors you will need to get started painting your favorite subjects. After this introduction, you will be ready for Oil 2, where you will find step-by-step demonstrations to help you further your painting skills. It's never been so easy to learn to paint in oil!
Oil & Acrylic: Acrylic 1 : Learn the Basics of Acrylic Painting
In Acrylic 1, Ken Goldman offers the perfect introduction to the exciting world of acrylic painting! Inside, you will find an array of beautiful paintings that will inspire you to explore the medium further. Ken covers a range of popular painting subjects as he introduces a number of basic art concepts and techniques, all clearly explained and illustrated. You will learn how to create excitement with contrasts of color and neutral tones, as well as how to depict movement. Then you'll be ready for Acrylic 2, where you will find step-by-step demonstrations to help you further your painting skills.
Embark on a grand tour of art history with this guide to the story of art, and the big ideas and themes behind the world's most important artistic movements, artworks, and artists.
The Art Book explores the more than 80 of the world's most groundbreaking artworks by history's most influential painters, sculptors, and artists with stunning visuals and insightful quotations. Discover key artworks and artists from across the globe, stretching from the prehistoric Altamira cave paintings and Chinese jade carvings to more impressionism, symbolism, cubism, and pop art.
Understand the ideas that inspired masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Klimt, Matisse, Picasso, and dozens more, with The Art Book's fascinating overview of painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, conceptual art, and performance art, from ancient history to the modern day.
Discover the history of art movements from classical Greek art to the Italian Renaissance, the Pre-Raphaelites, and the masters of Impressionism with a brand new edition of this classic bestseller.
Truly comprehensive in scope, Art shows you masterpieces from over 700 artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, and Van Gogh. An invaluable reference book for any art lover, it showcases the works; everything from Italian baroque painting and African art to contemporary art history.
Discover key facts about the most prominent artistic movements, including their origins and influences, and follow a timeline of the most famous works. Be inspired by the detail of each subject matter and methods each artist used to create their masterpieces, and explore centuries, cultures, and countries on the ultimate artistic journey across time.
Created in collaboration with Bridgeman, the biggest art library in the world, Art: The Definitive Visual Guide is a must-have for your bookshelf.
An exquisite colouring book about the time-honoured colours, patterns and symbols of Japan and the crafts that developed there hundreds of years ago. Readers can colour the intricate patterns of kimonos, the beautiful clothing of a Geisha, delicate designs on Japanese ceramics and more. Ideal for children or adults, with thick, craft-quality pages.
A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Leonardo da Vinci to Frida Kahlo.
Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world's most famous masterpieces and their creators, including their influences, development, friendships, loves, and rivalries. Discover the often tumultuous lives of iconic artists including Raphael, Hogarth, van Gogh, O'Keeffe, Magritte, Warhol, and Kiefer.
Uncover the unconventional tales of the artists' lives, including Holbein's matchmaking portraits for Henry VIII, Caravaggio's thuggish reactions to a badly-cooked artichoke, and the many romantic affairs of Picasso. Lavishly illustrated biographies for every artist reveal these visionaries at work in their studios, as well as the unique techniques, artworks, and personalities that made them into legends.
Featuring a foreword by Andrew Graham-Dixon, Artists: Their Lives and Works is the ideal gift for art lovers old and young, and a uniquely fascinating look at the lives of these creators.
A selection of patterns taken from traditional Indian textiles, ceramics and architecture, to colour in. A unique introduction to the history of decorative arts in India, with lots of snippets of information throughout. Art-lovers of all ages will find this a valuable resource, and colouring in the intricate designs is a therapeutic pastime.
Kaleidoscope Pastel Colouring Kit: Unicorns and More
Kaleidoscope Colouring Kit: Unicorns and More is an enchanting visual experience for all ages! Colouring enthusiasts will enjoy creating a majestic world with the beautiful pastel markers and sparkly glitter glues included in this kit.
Featuring 30 magnificent images of exquisite unicorns, dreamy narwhals, and so much more, these delightful illustrations are just waiting to be brought to magical life. The tear-out pages also allow colouring artists to display their artwork and add joy to every day!
A set includes: 128 pages book and 9 pieces of collectable magnets. "Discover the life and work of the king of Rock n Roll with Elvis, a stunning gift set celebrating one of the most iconic stars in history." This is a wonderful addition to any Elvis fan's collection.
If you've ever looked longingly at a drawing and wished that you could produce something similar, then this is the perfect pack for you.
It comes complete with a 64 page instructional book on all the basic methods, as well as more complex and exciting techniques. Also included is an A5 sketch pad and pencils, a pencil sharpener, charcoal pencils and a professional rubber to correct mistakes.
Whether you want to learn the art of drawing, or enhance your existing skills, this pack comes with everything you need to get started.
Whether you're trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artist's Painting Techniquesis the handiest guide to teach you how to paint.
Starting with the basics such as observational skills and learning how to draw,Artist's Painting Techniques will guide you into working with watercolours, acrylics, and oil paints. Discover everything you need to know about tone, colour, pattern, brushwork, and composition to create your own masterpieces with confidence. Learn a range of key watercolour, acryllic, and oil painting techniques, including laying a flat wash, painting fur, and creating impasto sculptural effects. Embark on exciting artistic exercises and projects to discover your style and grow as an artist.
Follow the fully illustrated step-by-step guides and get inspiring advice and encouragement from practising artists. Kickstart your creativity and develop your own style with Artist's Painting Techniques.