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    A selection of books for beginners as well as more advanced artists looking for tips and techniques.

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    Jean Haines' World of Watercolour

    1 review

    Jean Haines’ enthusiasm for watercolours burst through every page of this inspirational book.

    £19.99

    Portraits of Babies and Children with Giovanni Civardi

    Portraits of Babies and Children with Giovanni Civardi is the go-to drawing guide for creating quick and easy child portraiture.

    £8.99

    The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques

    A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia to pastels by professional artist Judy Martin.

    £12.99

    The Encyclopedia of Oil Techniques

    A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia of oil painting by professional and award-winning artist, Jeremy Galton.

    £12.99

    The Encyclopedia of Acrylic Techniques

    A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia of acrylic painting by professional artist Hazel Harrison.

    £12.99

    The Encyclopedia of Watercolour Techniques

    1 review

    A new, up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive encyclopedia to watercolour painting by professional artist Hazel Harrison.

    £12.99

    Beginners Guide to Screen Printing by Erin Lacy

     

     

    £9.99

    Colour Mixing Guide Acrylics

    1 review

    by Julie Collins

    Everything the acrylic artist needs to know from colour theory to complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette,

    £6.99

    Vibrant Oils by Haidee-Jo Summers

    A friendly, accessible and inspiring course in oil painting from a member of the prestigious Royal Institute of Oil Painters.

    £15.99

    Jean Haines Paint Yourself Calm

    1 review

    Unwind with watercolours, allowing the movement of brush on paper to calm and soothe you. Jean Haines' takes you with her to explore the many benefits of painting

    £15.99

    Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes - Street Scenes

    Learn to paint watercolour street scenes in 32 easy-to-follow 30-minute exercises.

    £12.99

    Ready to Paint in 30 Minutes - Flowers

    Learn to paint watercolour flowers in 35 easy-to-follow 30-minute exercises.

    £12.99

    Complete Guide to Watercolour

    A Complete Guide to Watercolour offers an extensive guide to painting in watercolour for beginners and experienced painters.

    £15.99

    Complete Guide to Acrylics

    This comprehensive and accessible reference guide provides an in-depth exploration into the art of painting with acrylics.

    £15.99

    Painting Pastel Landscapes by Jeremy Ford

    This gorgeous book is packed full of chalk pastel techniques, five inspiring step-by-step projects and galleries of Jeremy Fords stunning work.

    £14.99

    Watercolour Enigma by Stephen Coates

    A progressive, informative art course for beginner watercolourists, revealing the secrets and science behind watercolour. Written by Stephen Coates.

    £12.99

    Watercolour Tips & Techniques Perspective, Depth & Distance

    4 reviews

    By Geoff Kersey
    Geoff Kersey shows how to create an impression of depth and distance in beautiful watercolour paintings.

    £14.99

    Basic Colour - A practical handbook by Jane de Sausmarez

    Basic Colour is an indispensable guide to colour mixing and colour theory.

    £16.99

    Essential Drawing Skills

    3 reviews

    By William McLean Kerr
    The book is aimed at those who wish to draw accurately, whether to make realistic finished drawings or to create a solid foundation for painting.

    £20.00

    A-Z of Bird Portraits by Andrew Forkner

    Capturing both the delicacy and majesty of his subject, Andrew Forkner's book provides you with all you need to paint a range of bird species in acrylics.

    £19.99

    Watercolours Unleashed by Jane Betteridge

    Jane Betteridge's innovative techniques turn the watercolour world on its head. In this, her first book, Jane shows watercolour artists how to explore colour and t

    £14.99

    Compendium of Acrylic Painting Techniques

    1 review

    by Gill Barron

    An indispensable compendium of essential know-how, inspirational projects, and troubleshooting tips.

     

    £12.99

    Colour Mixing Guide Oils

    by Julie Collins

    Everything the artist needs to know from colour theory to complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and

    £6.99

    Drawing & Painting Portraits in Watercolour

    Invest your portraiture with character and ease with this complete guide to drawing and painting portraits in watercolour, pencil and charcoal, which includes five steps

    £15.99

    Take Three Colours Watercolour Landscapes by Geoff Kersey

    With 3 colours, 3 brushes and this practical advice, you can start painting watercolour landscapes.

     

    £8.99

    Tangle Wood

    Illustrator and papercutter, Jessica Palmer, has created 80 pages of enchanting hand-drawn pictures with an enchanted woodland theme for you to colour in. Each one inc

    £8.99

    The Complete Guide to Anatomy for Artists & Illustrators

    '...if you're interested in anatomy for artistic purposes, I doubt you'll ever find a better, and certainly not a more complete, guide.' Artbookreview.

    £50.00

    The Sketching & Drawing Bible

    2 reviews

    An essential reference for the practising artist by Marylin Scott

    • A complete guide to drawing media, from pencils and charcoal to pastels and coloured i
    £12.99

    The Oil Painter's Bible

    8 reviews

    by Marilyn Scott
    Learn how to use and enjoy one of the most satisfying painting mediums with this handy compact guide.

    £12.99

    The Watercolour Artist's Bible

    3 reviews

    by Marilyn Scott
    The essential reference for the practising artist.

    £12.99

    The Pastel Artist's Bible

    1 review

    Discover the unique joys of pastel painting with this easy-to-use guide to one of the most versatile and forgiving mediums.

    £12.99

    The Acrylic Artist's Bible

    2 reviews

    Learn to use and enjoy this wonderful painting medium with this comprehensive manual by Marilyn Scott.

    £12.99

    The Watercolour Flower Artist's Bible

    1 review

    An extensive and essential guide to painting flowers in watercolour, with step-by-step illustrated instructions and tips for the more advanced painter.

    £12.99

    Drawing Hands & Feet by Eddie Armer

    A comprehensive course on the techniques and anatomical understanding involved in drawing hands and feet.

     

    £12.99

    The Art of Gouache by Jeremy Ford

    5 reviews

    This book is a highly practical step-by-step guide to working with gouache and not only teaches and inspires novice painters but also introduces more experienced artis

    £14.99

    Take Three Colours Watercolour Seascapes by Geoff Kersey

    With 3 colours, 3 brushes and this practical advice, you can start painting watercolour landscapes.

    £8.99

    Take Three Colours Watercolour Flowers by Julie King

    With 3 colours, 3 brushes and this practical advice, you can start painting beautiful watercolour flowers.

     

    £8.99

    Beginner's Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels by Tim Fisher

    'If you thought oil pastels were just something for children, prepare to think again.' The Artist

     

    £10.99

    Painting Expressive Landscapes by Carole Robson

    A stimulating mix of colour and watercolour technique for all skill levels, this guide helps the artist develop a free and flowing style to their art.

    £14.99

    Pastels for the Absolute Beginner by Rebecca de Mendonca

    If you have ever wanted a complete course in using pastels but lacked the confidence to start, then Pastels for the Absolute Beginner is the book for you.

    Take

    £12.99

    Kawaii How to Draw Really Cute Stuff

    Learn how to draw anything and everything people, animals, food and everyday objects in an adorable manner

    ENTER PLANET CUTE!!!

    Kawai

    £8.99

    Painting Portraits in Acrylics by Hashim Akib

    A fantastic, accessible and practical guide to contemporary portraiture. Learn from master artist and author Hashim Akib as he shows you how to produce striking, inter

    £14.99

    Painting Dog Portraits in Acrylics by Dave White

    Painting Dog Portraits in Acrylics by Dave White will have you capturing the spirit and character of dogs in no time! 

    £17.99

    Start to Paint with Pastels by Jenny Keal

    Start to Paint with Pastels by Jenny Keal features guidance and instructions on all the techniques you will need to create beautiful pastel paintings.
    £9.99

    The Paint Pad Artist - Watercolour Flowers

    This book is part of the innovative 'Paint Pad Artist' series, and was written by professional artist and tutor Julie King. It includes 6 sheets of pre-drawn watercolour paper.

    £15.99

    The Paint Pad Artist - Watercolour Landscapes

    This book is part of the innovative 'Paint Pad Artist' series, and was written by professional artist and tutor Grahame Booth. It includes 6 sheets of pre-drawn watercolour paper.

    £15.99

    Ready to Paint in 30 Mins Boats and Harbours in Watercolour

    An ideal beginner's guide to painting boats and harbours in watercolour for artists who are short on time.

    £12.99

    Charles Evans' Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists

    1 review

    This book is packed with 100 brilliant watercolour tips from popular watercolour artist Charles Evans. These quick, clever tips are easy to follow!

    £8.99

    Geoff Kersey's Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists

    1 review

    This book is packed with 100 brilliant watercolour tips from popular watercolour artist Geoff Kersey. These quick, clever tips are easy to follow!

    £8.99

    Terry Harrison's Pocket Book for Watercolour Artists

    This book is packed with 100 brilliant watercolour tips from popular watercolour artist Terry Harrison. These quick, clever tips are easy to follow!

    £8.99

    Paint Yourself Positive by Jean Haines

    Jean Haines' first-hand experience of the energising and life-enhancing effects of painting makes her a perfect example of how watercolours can work for you.

    £15.99

    David Bellamys Seas & Shorelines in Watercolour

    1 review

    Learn to paint the varied and dramatic coastlines of the world, with expert author David Bellamy.

    Renowned watercolourist David Bellamy shares his passion for

    £9.99

    Painting Mood & Atmosphere in Watercolour by Barry Herniman

    Learn how to invest your watercolour landscapes with character and ambience that will lift them out of the everyday into something extraordinary.

    £23.95

    Urban Sketching Step by Step by Klaus Meier-Pauken

    The next inspiring instalment by artist and architect Klaus Meir-Pauken, showing you how to sketch our industrial, hustling, urban world.

    £9.99

    Take Three Colours Watercolour Mountains by Matthew Palmer

    Learn to paint a variety of mountain scenes with Matthew Palmer using just three colours and three brushes.

     

    £8.99

    Take Three Colours Watercolour Lakes & Rivers

    With 3 colours, 3 brushes and this practical advice, you can start painting water scenes in watercolour with just 9 projects.

    Even if you have never picked up

    £8.99

    Drawing Animals by Lucy Swinburne

    A new, updated guide to drawing a wide variety of wild and domestic animals by master artist Lucy Swinburne.

    Brand-new, updated edition of the bestselling book

    £23.95

    Love Acrylics by Courtney Burden

    100 prompts, projects, and playful activities to encourage the reader to paint with acrylics for the joy of creating.

    £9.99

    Watercolour with Love by Lena Yokota-Barth

    Paint fifty fun watercolour motifs, each in five easy steps.

    Trendy watercolours for beginners!

    Ideal for those new to watercolour pai

    £12.99

    The Paint Pad Artist - Coastal Landscapes by Charles Evans

    'This new series from Search Press is simply brilliant and brilliantly simple. Take one look and you'll get it immediately. I just love them.' Henry Malt, Paint Magazine

    £15.99

    Beginners Guide to Life Drawing by Eddie Armer

    A beautiful, practical course to life drawing, using a range of media and techniques.

    "Life drawing is not only about learning to draw the body accurately

    £9.99

    Paint Pad Poster Book - Flowers

    'Learning to paint successfully takes time and practice and Search Press is to be commended for finding yet another imaginative and fun way of inspiring its reader

    £15.99

    Paint Pad Poster Book - Country Scenes

    'These are simple books that make serious art easily accessible even for the raw beginner.' Praise from Henry Malt, Artbookreview

    A poster book, an art

    £15.99

    Painting on Pottery by Tania Zaoui

    Inspiration and ideas for painting beautiful ceramic pieces for the home.

    Transform your plain pottery into exciting, colourful and contemporary pieces for the

    £9.99

    Love Watercolour by Sara Funduk

    100 ideas, exercises, and fun projects to help you learn to use watercolor paint in a joyful way.

    Painting makes people happy! Learn to use watercolour in a re

    £12.99

    Watercolour Painting Step-by-Step

    A comprehensive guide to watercolour painting that draws on the expertise of seven well-loved artists and includes a wide variety of techniques and styles.

    £9.99

    Acrylic Painting Step-by-Step

    This comprehensive, go-to guide to acrylic painting provides in-depth teaching and expert advice from three successful acrylics artists.

    £9.99

    Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft

    In Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft, Vic shares his passion for painting and drawing wild animals in a series of step-by-step projects.

     

    £12.99

    Botanical Illustration from Life by Isik Guner

    Observe, draw, paint, explore and master the art of botanical illustration.

    Award-winning botanical artist Isik Guner shares her pas

    £17.99

    Draw Great Characters by Beverly Johnson

    Everything you need to know about drawing characters with confidence.

    Beverly Johnson’s book is packed with scores of fun exercises that will really moti

    £12.99

    Egg Art by Katya Trischuk

    50 beautiful and innovative designs to paint, dye and draw.

    Eggs aren’t just for breakfast! With a bit of imagination, they can also be transformed into

    £9.99

    Ready to Paint Watercolour Landscapes

    Terry Harrison's clear, no-nonsense advice and easy to follow instructions make painting accessible for people who have never had the confidence to try before.

    £8.99

    How to Paint Flowers in Water Colour

    by Julie King
    Julie King’s deep and abiding love for flowers and the natural world shows through in the wonderful delicacy and vibrancy of her water colour flower paintings.

    £8.99

    Ready to Paint Watercolour Flowers

    3 reviews

    by Wendy Tait
    All of the paintings in this book are provided as tracings in the centre pages for you to pull out and use to learn how to paint beautiful pictures with Wendy Tait.
     

    £8.99

    Painting Watercolour Landscapes the Easy Way

    With Terry Harrison

    £12.99

    Drawing A Complete Guide

    1 review

    by Giovanni Civardi

    £9.99

    Ready to Paint Vibrant Flowers in Watercolour by Fiona Peart

    Fiona Peart's innovative use of vibrant colour washes makes this a flower painting book with a difference. The five projects with pull out tracings,

    £8.99

    Realistic Abstracts

    11 reviews

    by Kees Aalst

    £12.99

    How to Draw Wild Animals by Jonathan Newey

    1 review

    Learn how to draw a lion or a tiger. See how easy it is to draw an elephant. There is a great selection of wild animals in this book, including more big cats, zebra. a

    £4.99

    Handbook of Watercolour Tips & Techniques

    1 review

    by Arnold Lowrey & Wendy Jelber

    £12.99

    How to Draw - Animals

    by Eva Dutton & Polly Pinder

    £12.99

    Janet Whittle's Watercolour Flowers

    Janet Whittle's paintings are characterised by their vibrant colours and imaginative compositions, showcased here in this glorious book.

    £12.99

    Jean Haines' Atmospheric Watercolours Book

    5 reviews

    Jean Haines’ enthusiasm for watercolours burst through every page of this inspirational book.

    £19.99

    David Bellamys Skies Light and Atmosphere in Watercolour

    3 reviews

    by David Bellamy

    £9.99

    Complete Guide to Life Drawing

    2 reviews

    by Gottfried Bammes

    £19.99

    Vibrant Acrylics

    2 reviews

    by Hashim Akib

    £14.99

    David Bellamy's Winter Landscapes

    2 reviews

    Stunning paintings and in-depth advice. 

    £9.99

    Drawing Masterclass - Flowers

    by Margaret Eggleton

    £12.99

    Compendium of Watercolour Techniques

    2 reviews

    An indispensable compendium of technical know-how, inspirational projects, and troubleshooting tips. Just like having a painting tutor on call 24 hours a day this book

    £12.99

    Painting Watercolour Trees the Easy Way

    4 reviews

    Detailed step-by-step demonstrations along with extra tips to show how to paint beautiful trees quickly and easily

    £12.99

    Compendium of Drawing Techniques

    1 review

    An indispensable compendium of technical know-how and troubleshooting tips. Just like having a drawing tutor on call 24 hours a day this book is packed with information.

    £12.99

    Complete Guide to Drawing Animals

    3 reviews

    by Gottfried Bammes

    A complete course on drawing animals, packed with instruction and profusely illustrated. This fantastic book is all you need if you want to

    £19.99

    Drawing & Painting with Water Soluble Media

    by Fiona Peart

    £15.99

    Painting Boats & Harbours in Watercolour

    Terry Harrison takes the mystery out of painting boats and harbours in these 6 beautiful step-by-step projects.

    £12.99

    30 Minute Artist Painting Water in Watercolour

    5 reviews

    All watercolour landscape artists need to know how to paint water...

    £6.99

    Painting Successful Watercolours from Photographs

    2 reviews

    Expert watercolour landscape painter, Geoff Kersey, explains how to work from photographic reference to produce beautiful paintings. Clear tips and advice are accompan

    £12.99

    Learn Colour in Painting Quickly by Hazel Soan

    'Hazel Soan is one of the great masters of colour and her handling of tone, hue, light and shade are second to none.'

    £9.99

    Brushmarks for Trees by Bee Morrison

    3 reviews

    "Shhhhhhh Watercolour Secrets - . "a truly inspirational and functional book".

    £9.95
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