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.
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.
Learn all you need to know about one of the most popular musical instruments in the world. Pocket-sized yet powerful, this minute music maker has taken the world by storm. Included in this guide are lots of hints and tips to get you started and also a some practice songs. Don't delay - get playing today!
Mandalas are big at the moment, and we just made them even bigger! Artist and pattern-maker Jane Snedden Peever has created a gorgeous collection of richly elaborate mandalas, each one hand-drawn on a specific mindful theme. Furthermore, these mandalas are supersized, made bigger for more colouring, and making a larger and more impressive addition to your wall. Whether your choice of media is colouring pens, pencils, pastels or watercolour, you will be inspired by the beautiful creations in this book. Giant Mandalas makes an ideal gift or self-purchase for anyone seeking hours of colouring calm.
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.
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: Landscapes - Acrylic (How to Draw and Paint Series)
Acclaimed acrylic artist Anton Gutknecht invites you into his world and shows you how to re-create the captivating beauty of landscapes from every continent. With a user-friendly, step-by-step process, he?ll teach you skills for painting mountains, meadows, deserts, structures, clouds, sunbeams, and more. You?ll also learn how to create atmospheric mood and distance, blend colors, and contrast background with foreground elements to truly express the ?feel? of your paintings. With this comprehensive guide, you?ll be creating your own acrylic masterpieces in no time!
Featuring all of your favorite pets, including a dog, puppy, cat, horse, bird, and more, this dynamic book includes easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions for creating beautiful pet portraits in oil and acrylic. Artists also will find useful information on rendering fur, feathers, hair, and other textures, as well as the basics of painting technique and color theory.
Oil Acrylic: Oceans & Seascapes (How to Draw & Paint)
Capture breathtaking oceanic scenes in oil and acrylic with Oceans & Seascapes. After being introduced to the basic tools and materials needed to begin painting, artists will learn specific techniques for painting realistic waves, rocky shores, and other seaside elements. Filled with step-by-step projects, this book is essential for any beginning artist who wants to paint beautiful oceans and seascapes.
Oil Acrylic: Clouds Skyscapes (How to Draw & Paint)
Dramatic clouds and expansive skies have long been popular subjects for painters. However, rendering them realistically can be quite a challenge for beginners. Inside this book, acclaimed artist Alan Sonneman provides a wealth of instruction on the tricks to developing beautiful skies in oil or acrylic. From puffy picturesque clouds over grasslands to wispy clouds over a mountain landscape, artists can find an array of scenes to develop step by step. Alan also offers tips on creating different types of clouds, creating sky-enhancing compositions, and depicting light and shadow.
In this new addition to the How to Draw & Paint series, accomplished artist Marcia Baldwin teaches aspiring artists how to paint stunning floral scenes in oil and acrylic. First, readers are introduced to all the tools and materials they'll need to get started. Then Marcia shares painting techniques specific to creating beautiful flower portraits and arrangements that burst with vibrant color. Beginning artists will learn to create a variety of flowers, ranging from water lilies and daisies to birds of paradise and poppies, by following the easy step-by-step projects.
Since the 14th century, portraits in oil have held a special place in the art world. From Vermeer and Rembrandt to the illustrious Gainsborough, artists who had the ability to capture a likeness and breathe life into a canvas have held their prestige throughout the centuries. Even today, oil portraiture is a highly respected and frequently commissioned art form.
With this in-depth and insightful guide, aspiring artists can learn traditional alla prima techniques for developing lifelike portraits in oil. From laying in the initial proportions to applying the final highlights, this book breaks down the painting process into easily digestible stages that anyone can follow. The step-by-step projects cover a variety of ages and model types, so beginners can practice rendering a range of features and expressions.
Oil Acrylic: Sunsets: Master the art of painting colorful and dramatic skies
Artists, photographers, and lovers alike are drawn to the warm, romantic tones of the Golden Hour. In this book, talented artist Tom Swimm shows aspiring artists how to effectively capture the drama of sunsets in oil or acrylic. Readers can find tips on choosing a color palette, taking photo references, and creating a convincing interplay of light and shadow. Tom also guides aspiring artists step by step through a number of beautiful sunset paintings, from coastal scenes to charming landscapes.
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.
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.
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.