Posts Tagged: art

En Plein Air: Light & Color by Iain Stewart

I loved this book! You can learn a lot of tips and techniques about painting on location in a very relaxed and detailed way. The painting process is very well explained and wont leave you wondering about skipped steps like

En Plein Air: Light & Color by Iain Stewart

I loved this book! You can learn a lot of tips and techniques about painting on location in a very relaxed and detailed way. The painting process is very well explained and wont leave you wondering about skipped steps like

Cute Chibi Animals by Phoebe Im

While I’m usually not interested in the typical step-by-step drawing books, you know, the ones that start with a circle, I really wanted to check this one out. The reason is, I follow Phoebe Im’s comic Bobblejot on Instagram and

Cute Chibi Animals by Phoebe Im

While I’m usually not interested in the typical step-by-step drawing books, you know, the ones that start with a circle, I really wanted to check this one out. The reason is, I follow Phoebe Im’s comic Bobblejot on Instagram and

The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People by Róisín Curé

Another book from the Urban Sketching Handbook series! How can they make them all so interesting and full of new information?. I recently reviewed Techniques for Beginners from the same series and it had a dedicated chapter about drawing people.

The Urban Sketching Handbook: Drawing Expressive People by Róisín Curé

Another book from the Urban Sketching Handbook series! How can they make them all so interesting and full of new information?. I recently reviewed Techniques for Beginners from the same series and it had a dedicated chapter about drawing people.

The Urban Sketching Handbook: Techniques for Beginners: How to Build a Practice for Sketching on Location by Suhita Shirodkar

When you read “urban sketching” what do you think?. Sketching buildings and outdoor spaces?. Yes? Well, that’s what I always thought. Sketching at home felt more comfortable than exposing myself to people and their potential interest in my activities. Now

The Urban Sketching Handbook: Techniques for Beginners: How to Build a Practice for Sketching on Location by Suhita Shirodkar

When you read “urban sketching” what do you think?. Sketching buildings and outdoor spaces?. Yes? Well, that’s what I always thought. Sketching at home felt more comfortable than exposing myself to people and their potential interest in my activities. Now

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Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media by Ana Victoria Calderon

Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media by Ana Victoria Calderon is a wonderful book for creative exploration, specially suitable for beginners and art enthusiasts. Simple and beautiful projects that will entice you to experiment with watercolors, gouache, metallic paints, ink and

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Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media by Ana Victoria Calderon

Creative Watercolor and Mixed Media by Ana Victoria Calderon is a wonderful book for creative exploration, specially suitable for beginners and art enthusiasts. Simple and beautiful projects that will entice you to experiment with watercolors, gouache, metallic paints, ink and

Learn to Paint in Acrylics with 50 More Small Paintings by Mark Daniel Nelson

It contains 50 step-by-step tutorials for creating small paintings like the ones you see on the cover, but here’s the catch: you are not just painting random images, each tutorial teaches you a mini art lesson. The best part? you don’t even feel like you are struggling to learn something new.

Learn to Paint in Acrylics with 50 More Small Paintings by Mark Daniel Nelson

It contains 50 step-by-step tutorials for creating small paintings like the ones you see on the cover, but here’s the catch: you are not just painting random images, each tutorial teaches you a mini art lesson. The best part? you don’t even feel like you are struggling to learn something new.

Mini Chibi Art Class by Yoai

Mini Chibi art class is a step-by-step guide to teach you how to draw chibies (cute tiny characters with big heads almost the same size as the rest of the body). It also includes tutorials for drawing beasties, which are human-beast creatures (think about extra features like cat ears and tail).

Mini Chibi Art Class by Yoai

Mini Chibi art class is a step-by-step guide to teach you how to draw chibies (cute tiny characters with big heads almost the same size as the rest of the body). It also includes tutorials for drawing beasties, which are human-beast creatures (think about extra features like cat ears and tail).

Mindful Artist: Sumi-e Painting by Virginia Lloyd-Davies

Sumi-E is a great way to practice mindful, meditative art through brush strokes and different dilutions of ink. Virginia Lloyd-Davies’ book is educational but even more so, inspirational.

Mindful Artist: Sumi-e Painting by Virginia Lloyd-Davies

Sumi-E is a great way to practice mindful, meditative art through brush strokes and different dilutions of ink. Virginia Lloyd-Davies’ book is educational but even more so, inspirational.

The Urban Sketching Handbook: 101 Sketching Tips by Stephanie Bower

The Urban Sketching Handbook: 101 Sketching Tips by Stephanie Bower is probably my favorite book from the series. With 101 tips for all level artists, concise and clear explanations and illustrations, this book is a great addition for any artist.

The Urban Sketching Handbook: 101 Sketching Tips by Stephanie Bower

The Urban Sketching Handbook: 101 Sketching Tips by Stephanie Bower is probably my favorite book from the series. With 101 tips for all level artists, concise and clear explanations and illustrations, this book is a great addition for any artist.