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Art books make art more accessible to enthusiasts of all ages. Explore the world of art history, learn fundamentals and techniques, and complete activities with the wide selection of books covering everything from drawing and painting to sculpture and design.

Fundamental Techniques
Start at square one with technique books on drawing, painting, sewing, and more. Written for a wide range of reading levels, from elementary to high school age and beyond, these texts guide students through the process of creating art step by step. See how your work transforms from beginner to advanced quality by simply following the instructions and putting them into practice.

Teaching Tools
Perfect for a classroom setting, many of these art books help inform teachers' lesson plans. Use the books as a guide for framing classroom discussions of art and making projects fun and engaging. Give context to your lessons with facts about art history and the progression of artistic expression through the ages.

Workbooks
Designed for children but fun for all ages, art workbooks engage your creativity and help guide your artistic expression. Learn the craft while gaining the satisfaction of completing each task. Don't forget to choose quality arts and crafts supplies, which make the perfect complement to these books.

Language Learning
Spanish- and English-language art books for new readers help integrate language learning with artistic exploration. Help those who are new to a language retain information by learning the words for colors, numbers, shapes, and more while also using those colors, numbers, and shapes to create art. Try these books to see for yourself the powerful connection between creativity and language.


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Lark Books-Tropical World Coloring Book
Item: 23979546 / Model : LB-70913
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  • Published Year: 2015
  • Artist: Millie Marotta
  • Softcover; 96 pages
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North Light Lee Hammond'S Big Book Of Drawing Lee Hammond'S Big Book Of Drawing (9781581804737)
Item: 2130661 / Model : 10338
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  • Best-selling author Lee Hammond is known for her clear, basic methods for drawing nearly any subject
  • This giant book brings together the best projects from her other titles into one super-sized guide
  • You will find popular subjects like people, animals, flowers and nature
24.39 $24.39
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Quarry Illustration School Let'S Draw Cute Animals (9781592536450)
Item: 2130684 / Model : 44430
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  • Illustrate fun and appealing characters
  • Detailed and complete instruction
  • Learn from a distinct simple, appealing, happy and cute style that artist of any skill level can d
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North Light How To Draw Lifelike Portraits From Photographs Rev. Each (9781600619700)
Item: 2130633 / Model : 44520
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  • Find brand new step-by-step demonstrations and detailed instruction on drawing all the elements of portraiture
  • Learn how to best utilize reference photos and the time tested grid method to create stunningly lifelike renderings of family and friends
  • Also includes a bonus DVD
28.49 $28.49
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Walter Foster Color Mixing Recipes For Oil And Acrylic Color Mixing Recipes [Pack Of 2] (2PK-9781560108733)
Item: 2138743 / Model : 50510-PK2
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  • Concealed wire binding
  • Includes a color mixing grid
  • A practical resource for oil and acrylic artists
20.99 $20.99
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Quarry 20 Ways Series 20 Ways To Draw A Chair And 44 Other Interesting Everyday Things (9781631590610)
Item: 2130544 / Model : 25495
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  • Helps foster a creative spirit
  • Provides learning tools and inspiration
  • 20 illustrations of a single item
19.79 $19.79
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My First I Can Draw Set with Crayons (10-Pack), Paperback (9781785980886)
Item: 2134505 / Model : 9781785980886B
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  • Set Includes, I Can Draw…Fast and Awesome, I Can Draw…Farm Animals, I Can Draw…Extreme Animals, I Can Draw…Pets, I Can Draw…Mighty Machines, I Can Draw…Bugs, I Can Draw…Safari Animals, I Can Draw…Ocean Creatures, I Can Draw…Cute and Cuddly, I Can Draw…Wild and Wonderful, Set of crayons.
  • Easy to follow steps teaches children how to draw a variety of things and helps with hand-eye coordination
  • These book encourage creativity and attention to details
69.99 $69.99
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Walter Foster How To Draw Fallen Angels Each (9781600582219)
Item: 2130866 / Model : 45665
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  • Now anyone can learn to render these celestial beings with pencil, paint, and digital image-editing software
  • In-depth instructions that guide artists from initial sketches to finished works of art
  • From the inspiring heartthrob to the fallen angel, aspiring artists will find a variety of personalities to re-create in a range of edgy artistic styles
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Advantus Tim Holtz Idea-Ology A Compendium Of Curiosities Vol 3" Hardcover Book
Item: 1113485 / Model : TH-93135
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  • Language: English
  • Title:"Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Book-A Compendium Of Curiosities Vol 3"
  • Author: Tim Holtz
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Barron'S Complete Guide To Figure Drawing For Comics And Graphic Novels Each (9781438000985)
Item: 2130640 / Model : 47893
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  • Choose a powerful and balanced palette
  • Put a stamp of individuality in your paintings
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27.99 $27.99
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Speedball Gilded Style: A Guide To The Art Of Metal Leafing Gilded Style: A Guide To The Art Of Metal Leafing (10007)
Item: 2168380 / Model : 46852
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  • Contains colorful images of gilding procedures and finished work
  • Includes metal leafing history
  • title: Gilded Style: A Guide to the Art of Metal Leafing
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Impact Face Off: How To Draw Amazing Caricatures And Comic Portraits Face Off (9781581807592)
Item: 2130536 / Model : 11491
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  • Easy to learn techniques
  • 30 step-by-step demonstrations
  • title: Face Off: How To Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits
21.49 $21.49
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Search Press Manga Now! How To Draw Action Figures Each (9781782210788)
Item: 2130644 / Model : 11444
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  • Shows how to create ideal workspaces
  • Overcome the fear of a blank page
  • Learn elements of how to draw from hands, figures, and perspective
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Impact Extreme Face Painting Each (9781440302701)
Item: 2130628 / Model : 44503
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  • The first half features fun and friendly subjects such as birds, butterflies, puppies, princesses and knights
  • The second half features dark subjects such as vampires, zombies, gargoyles, and more
  • 50 easy to follow, step-by-step projects
26.99 $26.99
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My Colors Swatchbook
Item: 1916986 / Model : 210030
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  • Unfolds to display 6 pages of color options
  • 80lb/216gsm paper
  • 10x-5-3/4"
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Quarry Illustration School Let'S Draw Plants And Small Creatures (9781592536474)
Item: 2130681 / Model : 44428
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  • Illustrate fun and appealing characters
  • Detailed and complete instruction
  • Learn from a distinct simple, appealing, happy and cute style that artist of any skill level can d
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Search Press Encyclopedia Of Mosaic Techniques Each (9781782211921)
Item: 2130707 / Model : 15144
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  • Transform pottery, furniture, walls, and floors
  • Learn foolproof techniques for color direction and design
  • Work from improvised mosaic pieces such as pebbles, colored glass, and more
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North Light Colored Pencil Portraits Step By Step Colored Pencil Portraits Step By Step (9781581806397)
Item: 2130675 / Model : 54272
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  • It's not as difficult as you might think to create life like colored pencil portraits
  • Ann Kullberg walks you thought the process step by step with basic information about materials and techniques
  • You'll also find Kullberg's secrets for making your portrait come alive, along with 17 mini-demos that make it easy to paint realistic features, hair and clothing
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North Light Colored Pencil Solution Book Colored Pencil Solution Book (9781581809190)
Item: 2130576 / Model : 10922
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  • This book answers the most commonly asked questions about colored pencil techniques
  • Over 20 easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations provide you with all the information you need to create your own colored pencil compositions
  • Author: Janie Gildow and Barbara Benedetti Newton Format: paperback, 128 pgs., 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. Publisher: North Light, 2000
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North Light The Chinese Brush Painting Bible The Chinese Brush Painting Bible [Pack Of 2] (2PK-9780785828662)
Item: 2138366 / Model : 12506-PK2
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  • The perfect resource from Chinese brush painting
  • Each motif features an explanation of its symbolic meaning
  • Step-by-step instructions
34.99 $34.99
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Impact Dragonart Evolution Each (9781440302527)
Item: 2130652 / Model : 44494
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  • In-depth advice for drawing every part of the dragon
  • Over 60 step-by-step demonstration from medieval dragons to fairy and sea-dwelling types
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Race Point Publishing Books-Color Me Happy
Item: 23979649 / Model : RPP-99476
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  • Published Year: 2014
  • Illustrator: Angela Porter. Author: Lacy Muchlow
  • Softcover; 210 pages
16.99 $16.99
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Quarry Illustration School Let'S Draw Happy People (9781592536467)
Item: 2130718 / Model : 44427
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  • Illustrate fun and appealing characters
  • Detailed and complete instruction
  • Learn from a distinct simple, appealing, happy and cute style that artist of any skill level can d
17.99 $17.99
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St. Martin's Books-Connect & Color: Spectacular Dot-To-Dot
Item: 23979756 / Model : SM-27882
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  • Connect & Color: Spectacular Dot-To-Dot
  • Tear-out pages make it easy to share each completed piece
  • Softcover; 128 pages
16.39 $16.39
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