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PAINTING BOOKS & GUIDES

10 Step Watercolour Birds by Eleanor Longhurst 10 Step Watercolour Birds by Eleanor Longhurst
$34.99
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Learn how to paint birds in watercolour without even trying! Using a simple ten-step process, learn how to draw a basic outline starting with simple shapes, then add washes of colour and fine details to complete your work. Arranged in three chapters based on skill level, this book features 25 lovely projects, each showing you how to paint a bird in ten steps. There are paint swatches for every bir…
10 Step Watercolour Flowers and Plants by Eleanor Longhurst 10 Step Watercolour Flowers and Plants by Eleanor Longhurst
$34.99
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Paint beautiful flowers and plants in 10 simple steps. If you love painting flowers and plants and you want to try your hand at watercolours, this is the book for you! With 10 Step Watercolour: Flowers and Plants you will discover a range of watercolour techniques from drawing basic shapes through layering washes to capturing texture and tone. Create 25 flowers and houseplants from a bunny ear cac…
3000 Colour Mixing Recipes: Watercolour by Julie Collins 3000 Colour Mixing Recipes: Watercolour by Julie Collins
$29.99
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The ultimate guide to watercolour mixes and dilutions, with over 3000 easy recipes. This book is a practical and inspirational manual that shows you a huge range of colour mixes in watercolour. The aim is to encourage you to get to know colours well and be motivated to explore and experiment with colour. Use this book as a handy reference when you want to know how to mix a specific colour, or as a…
Abstract Art Painting: Expressions in Mixed Media by Debora Stewart Abstract Art Painting: Expressions in Mixed Media by Debora Stewart
$69.99
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Would you love to take your art in a new direction? In Abstract Art Painting, you will enter a realm of tactile, intuitive excitement, combining pastel and acrylic to achieve results as unique as you are. You’ll learn how to explore the use of color theory in abstraction and to use underpainting to bring structure and depth to your art. In addition you’ll begin to understand how to work in a serie…
Acrylic Revolution by Nancy Reyner Acrylic Revolution by Nancy Reyner
$75.00
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Acrylic Revolution is your essential, all-in-one guide for acrylic painting techniques and more. It features over 101 ways to break through the boundaries of conventional painting and re-define the creative potential of this all-purpose medium. Every page provides insight on how to use acrylic paint in ways you never thought possible to create stunning visual effects and textures. Ten complete sec…
Acrylic Works 6: The Best of Acrylic Painting Acrylic Works 6: The Best of Acrylic Painting
$99.99
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The unparalleled competition showcase for outstanding acrylic artists! Creative energy is the driving force of what it means to be an artist, and how an artist chooses to use that energy is what sets one apart from the others. The 6th competition book in the Best of Acrylic series, this volume delivers another bold and breathtaking show of the best in contemporary acrylic painting, selected from a…
Acrylics Unleashed by Glyn Macey Acrylics Unleashed by Glyn Macey
$37.99
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Glyn Macey's irrepressible energy and imagination show through in every part of his work; and in this book he shares his techniques and methods with you. Learn to use your acrylic paints in unusual, creative and surprising ways to create open, inviting landscapes, breathtaking seascapes and urban scenes packed with life. • Nine atmospheric step-by-step projects • Dynamic, imaginative techniques •…
Art of Angela Gaughan Art of Angela Gaughan
$49.99
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Award-winning artist Angela Gaughan shares with you a life time’s worth of experience in art. This book provides an insight into the distinctive techniques Angela Gaughan uses to achieve her amazingly detailed, life-like wildlife paintings. It is an inspirational guide to painting in acrylics; both for experienced artists who are interested in Angela’s methods, and those wishing to improve their s…
Atmospheric Animals in Watercolour by Jean Haines Atmospheric Animals in Watercolour by Jean Haines
$49.99
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The inimitable Jean Haines guides you, step-by-step, through breathing life into your watercolour animal paintings. From domestic cats and dogs to wild lions and giraffes, bestselling artist and author Jean Haines shows the reader how to bring a touch of life to their animal artwork. Known for the vibrant colours and exciting, innovative painting techniques that she brings to her work, Jean’s late…
Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour by Jean Haines Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour by Jean Haines
$59.99
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Jean Haines is arguably one of the world’s most accomplished and inspirational artists, and in this, her fifth book, she explores one of her most beloved subjects – flowers. Taking inspiration from her own beautiful garden in the English countryside where she lives, Jean takes you on an artistic journey that not only teaches you how to create gorgeous paintings, but also shares with you the joy to…
Atmospheric Watercolours by Jean Haines Atmospheric Watercolours by Jean Haines
$49.99
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Accomplished artist Jean Haines shares her passion for watercolours in this wonderfully practical book. Known for her exciting techniques and love of colour, Jean takes you on an inspirational painting journey on which you’ll encounter, amongst other things, magical watercolour flow, glorious washes, sunbursts, and a magnificent ‘hotting it up’ finale. With her simple exercises, clear advice and e…
Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Flowers 300gsm A4 Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Flowers 300gsm A4
$39.99
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Etival 300gsm watercolour pads are composed with 6 outlined sheets and 6 blank sheets. By following the included step-by-step tutorial, they are perfect for beginners who want to discover the pleasure of painting with watercolour or simply to practice. Flower design. A4 size. 300gsm weight paper. 12-sheet glued pad.
Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Horses 300gsm A4 Clairefontaine Watercolour Etival Learning Pad Horses 300gsm A4
$39.99
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Etival 300gsm watercolour pads are composed with 6 outlined sheets and 6 blank sheets. By following the included step-by-step tutorial, they are perfect for beginners who want to discover the pleasure of painting with watercolour or simply to practice. Horse design. A4 size. 300gsm weight paper. 12-sheet glued pad.
Colour Mixing Guide: Watercolour Book by Julie Collins Colour Mixing Guide: Watercolour Book by Julie Collins
$19.99
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A clear, comprehensive guide to colour mixing for the watercolour artist. It begins with simple colour theory and a colour wheel, with a template provided so that readers can paint their own; a vital step towards understanding colour. There is vividly illustrated guidance on complementary, warm and cool colours, colour tone, using a limited palette, dull and bright colours and factoring in local c…
Complete Guide to Chinese Brush Painting by by Caroline Self & Susan Self Complete Guide to Chinese Brush Painting by by Caroline Self & Susan Self
$39.99
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Paint the classic subjects that inspired ancient Chinese masters. This book introduces the venerable art of painting with ink on rice paper using traditional techniques developed over a thousand years ago. It is ideal for a beginner hoping to practice a large variety of techniques and subjects. With this practical guide, you will learn to paint: - Towering landscapes - The elegant Four Gentlemen -…
DIY Watercolour Christmas by Ingrid Sanchez DIY Watercolour Christmas by Ingrid Sanchez
$47.00
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Make this Christmas a watercolour wonderland with this creative guide to painting through the festive season. Learn the materials and equipment you need for watercolour painting and how to create both traditional and contemporary colour palettes for Christmas, and then learn a range of watercolour techniques including washes, blending and gradation, plus experimental ideas to try such as using sal…
DIY Watercolour Jungle by Marie Boudon DIY Watercolour Jungle by Marie Boudon
$47.00
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Learn to paint tropical watercolor flowers and foliage in simple steps with this free and easy approach to watercolor painting for beginners. With its incredible diversity, the jungle is a vibrant array of shapes and colours. In this comprehensive guide, every brushstroke is broken down into simple steps to help you paint spontaneously, even if you've never painted with watercolours before. Plus g…
Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft Drawing & Painting Wild Animals by Vic Bearcroft
$32.99
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Vic Bearcroft shares his love of drawing and painting wild animals, demonstrating how to capture the personality and distinctive features of a variety of creatures. Using simple steps and plenty of detail, this book shows you how to create beautiful artworks, from drawing the basic shapes through to realising your favourite animals in your preferred medium. • Expert advice on drawing and painting…
Drawing Architecture by Richard Taylor Drawing Architecture by Richard Taylor
$49.99
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A Practical guide to drawing and painting the built environment. From town houses to cottages and from churches and classical architecture to continental cafés and street scenes, Richard Taylor's guidance and advice will encourage you to meet the exciting challenges of drawing and painting buildings using a wide variety of media and techniques.
Encyclopedia of Watercolour Techniques by Hazel Harrison Encyclopedia of Watercolour Techniques by Hazel Harrison
$39.99
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Ideal for artists of all skill levels, this exhaustive reference covers a multitude of areas concerning watercolour. The book is divided into three sections: the first covers the essential materials and tools you need to get you started on your watercolour journey, and how to set up your indoor and outdoor working spaces. The second provides step-by-step demonstrations that guide artists through a…
Exploring Black & White Drawing and Painting Techniques by Victor Escandell Exploring Black & White Drawing and Painting Techniques by Victor Escandell
$49.99
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This richly illustrated new book by Victor Escandell is devoted exclusively to the infinite creative possibilities of drawing and painting in black and white. Traditional and current materials, techniques and applications (Indian ink, pencil, pen, bamboo, water-soluble graphite, different types of felt-tip pens for various supports, grattage) are described clearly so that readers can experiment wi…
Five-Minute Watercolour by Samantha Nielsen Five-Minute Watercolour by Samantha Nielsen
$24.99
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Many novice artists are intimidated by the prospect of trawling through very technical drawing books, especially given our busy day-to-day lives. Five-Minute Watercolour is a handy companion as you explore your artistic potential by sketching in watercolour – in five minutes you can produce a great painting that you’ll be proud to keep and share. Discover 55 bitesize exercises, written in jargon-f…
Foolproof Sketching & Painting Techniques for Beginners by Tomoko Kuramae Foolproof Sketching & Painting Techniques for Beginners by Tomoko Kuramae
$39.99
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An inspiring guide to sketching and painting the world around you! Packed with practical tips and advice, this book shows you how to fill your sketchbook or watercolour pad with a variety of everyday items that catch your eye, such as: - Kitchen items like cups, teapots and silverware - Toys like Rubik’s Cubes and model cars - Tea sandwiches and roll cakes - Colourful bottles and containers - Hous…
Foundations of Classic Oil Painting by Lea Colie Wight Foundations of Classic Oil Painting by Lea Colie Wight
$69.99
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Professional painting instructor Lea Colie Wight demystifies the formulaic process of oil painting into a simple approach to help you paint confidently and accurately in full colour. Develop a core foundational skill set to develop your paintings and discover a signature way of working from life that can be applied to figure painting, portraits, landscapes and still life. Though the focus is on oi…

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