Drawing Books

The PANTONE Fashion Sketchpad Chronicle Books

With expert guidance from the color authorities at Pantone, this sketchpad will help both budding and seasoned Fashionistas design chic and colorful looks with confidence. This fashion sketchpad has 60 stylish color palettes, room to create new ones and more than 400 figure templates that conveniently disappear when photocopied, thus eliminating the need to fuss with light boxes or tracing paper.

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Oodles of Doodles Design Originals

Doodling is a relaxing and fun form of expression that is easy to learn. Follow the doodles and designs in this book for inspiration and ideas. Great for beginners, scrapbookers and papercrafters.

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Colored Pencil Portraits North Light Books

Using her own portraiture for instruction and inspiration, Ann Kullberg walks artists through her process step-by-step. She includes basic information about materials and techniques along with two demonstrations that show how complete portraits come together from beginning to end. Artists will also find Kullberg’s secrets for making their portraits come alive, along with 17 mini-demos that make it easy to paint realistic features, hair and clothing.

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The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets North Light Books

This book presents clear instruction on supplies and references, shapes and values, a variety of people, animal and nature subjects, how to refine your drawings and more. It is easy enough to use so that even complete beginners will have the confidence to give it a try, but it also has enough information that readers will get hours of enjoyment while refining their skills.

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Archidoodle Chronicle Books Special Order Only

This book provides a fun and interactive way to learn about architecture. Filled with an array of beautiful and elegant drawings, it poses all manner of architectural challenges for the artist including designing your own skyscraper, drawing an island house and creating a Constructivist monument, plus many more. Aimed at anyone who loves drawing buildings, it encourages the user to imagine their own creative solutions by sketching, drawing and painting in the pages of the book. In so doing, they will learn about a whole range of significant architectural issues, such as the importance of site and materials, how to furnish a space, how to read plans and how to create sustainable cities. It also includes numerous examples of works and ideas by major architects to draw inspiration from. This 160-page book appeals to everyone including children, students and architects.

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100 Years of Fashion & Fun General Pencil Special Order Only

Travel through time and fashion with this fun and inspiring step-by-step drawing and coloring book! 100 Years of Fashion & Fun promotes creativity and discovering your own coloring and fashion style. Learn about history such as technology, trends and science from the last ten decades through the lens of fashion and style. The book includes over 120 pages of coloring, activity and drawing. Printed in the USA, this book is ideal for ages 8-108.

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20 Ways to Draw a Tree Quarry Special Order Only

This motivational illustration book is designed to offer artists, designers and doodlers a unique collection of fun and sophisticated exercises. Each spread features 20 illustrations of a single item, such as a tree, tulip, shell, owl, peacock feather, mushroom, cloud or berry. A blank space is then provided for the aspiring artist to illustrate their version of the item. The stylized flowers, trees, leaves and clouds are simplified, modernized and reduced to the most basic elements, demonstrating how simple abstract shapes and forms meld to create the building blocks of subject. Each of the 20 interpretations provides a different approach to drawing a single item.

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One Zentangle a Day Quarry Special Order Only

This illustrated interactive book teaches fun drawing exercises following the principles of the drawing method Zentangles. The Zentangle concept was started as a way to practice focus and meditation through drawing by using repetitive lines, marks, circles and shapes. Each mark is called a "tangle," artists combine various tangles into patterns to create "tiles" or small square drawings. This step-by-step book is divided into six chapters, each with seven daily exercises. Each exercise includes new tangles to draw in sketch books, teaches daily tile design, offers tips on related art principles and contains an inspirational "ZIA" (Zentangle Inspired Art) project on a tile that incorporates patterns, art principals and new techniques. 128 pages.

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Art of Drawing Series Books Walter Foster Special Order Only

A perfect introduction to the exciting world of drawing, these books offer detailed, step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of inspiring subjects. Artists will hone their drawing skills with in-depth information on tools, materials, basic art concepts and drawing techniques. Each 144-page paperback book measures 9" x 12".

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Colored Pencil Step by Step Book Walter Foster Special Order Only

Whether you're a novice or an accomplished artist who has never experimented with colored pencil, this book will provide all the instruction and inspiration you need to master the medium. With guidance from renowned colored pencil artists and step-by-step instructions, the 11 vibrant and colorful lessons demonstrate a variety of special techniques and tricks.

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Creative Lettering and Beyond Walter Foster Special Order Only

Creative Lettering and Beyond combines the artistic talents and inspirational tips and tutorials of four professional hand letterers and calligraphers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience. After a brief introduction to basic tools and materials, artists and lettering enthusiasts will learn how to master the art of hand lettering and typography through engaging, easy-to-follow, step-by-step projects, prompts and creative exercises. From the basic shape and form of letters, to cursive script, spacing and alignment, artists will discover how to transform simple words, phrases and quotes into beautiful works of lettered art. Numerous practice pages and interactive prompts throughout the book invite readers to put their newfound lettering skills to use, as well as work out their artistic ideas. With comprehensive instruction and fun, inspirational exercises and projects, Creative Lettering and Beyond is a must-have resource for anyone who wants to learn this beautiful and stylish art form.

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Doodling for Cat People Walter Foster Special Order Only

Doodling for Cat People is designed to appeal to seasoned artists and doodle enthusiasts alike. Packed with more than 50 fun and inspirational prompts, doodling exercises, and feline-related factoids, professional illustrator Gemma Correll sparks the imagination and spurs cat lovers to explore, experiment, and brainstorm ways to draw and doodle their favorite furry friends with her cute and clever art style. The artist's simple, unique, and whimsical approach is sure to inspire, entertain, and guide artists of any skill level. Doodlers will find inspiration for drawing different types of cats, cats in outfits, cats in action, and even kitty accessories. An interactive book, Doodling for Cat People demonstrates how to draw whimsical kitty doodles, while encouraging artists and doodle enthusiasts to develop their own style and techniques. With its portable format and plenty of open doodling pages, this quirky doodle book is perfect for on-the-go creative types.

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Doodling for Dog People Walter Foster Special Order Only

Doodling for Dog People is designed to appeal to seasoned artists and doodle enthusiasts alike. Packed with more than 50 fun and inspirational prompts, doodling exercises, and canine-related factoids, professional illustrator Gemma Correll sparks the imagination and spurs canine lovers to explore, experiment, and brainstorm ways to draw and doodle their favorite furry friends with her cute and clever art style. The artist's simple, unique, and whimsical approach is sure to inspire, entertain, and guide artists of any skill level. Doodlers will find inspiration for drawing different types of dogs, dogs in outfits, dogs in action, and even doggie accessories. An interactive book, Doodling for Dog People demonstrates how to draw whimsical doggie doodles, while encouraging artists and doodle enthusiasts to develop their own style and techniques. With its portable format and plenty of open doodling pages, this quirky doodle book is perfect for on-the-go creative types.

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Drawing Made Easy Series Books Walter Foster Special Order Only

The Drawing Made Easy series introduces budding artists to the fundamentals of pencil drawing. With in-depth information, including several approaches to the discipline, these books will help beginners become inspired and feel confident in their own talents. The series offers titles ranging from basic techniques to more advanced study of value, texture, design and composition, used to produce effective and engaging artwork. Each 64-page paperback book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2".

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