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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

book cover

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

book cover

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

Colorways: Watercolor Animals by Shaunna Russell

Hello hello! Have you seen those wonderful rainbow colored animal portraits?. I’m always amazed at how artists can use such bold and unbelievable combinations. If you like this style and want to learn how to paint vibrant watercolor animals yourself,

Colorways: Watercolor Animals by Shaunna Russell

Hello hello! Have you seen those wonderful rainbow colored animal portraits?. I’m always amazed at how artists can use such bold and unbelievable combinations. If you like this style and want to learn how to paint vibrant watercolor animals yourself,

Success in Art: Drawing Hands and Feet by Ken Goldman

Hello friends, it’s been a while huh?. I have no idea how to blog anymore, but I’m trying to make my internet home a prettier, cozier corner where we can all relax. I will be posting more, I promise. I

Success in Art: Drawing Hands and Feet by Ken Goldman

Hello friends, it’s been a while huh?. I have no idea how to blog anymore, but I’m trying to make my internet home a prettier, cozier corner where we can all relax. I will be posting more, I promise. I

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.

Observational Sketching by Mariko Higaki

I loved the cover of this book the moment I saw it on NetGalley. I have a thing for drawing or doodling objects and this felt like my thing, of course I requested it right away. What this book had

Observational Sketching by Mariko Higaki

I loved the cover of this book the moment I saw it on NetGalley. I have a thing for drawing or doodling objects and this felt like my thing, of course I requested it right away. What this book had

Dracopedia Field Guide by William O’Connor

This is my second review for a book by the late William O’connor, his Dracopedia books are a door to a vast and fantastical land full of all types of dragons from around the world. The book is divided into

Dracopedia Field Guide by William O’Connor

This is my second review for a book by the late William O’connor, his Dracopedia books are a door to a vast and fantastical land full of all types of dragons from around the world. The book is divided into

The Nani Iro Sewing Studio by Naomi Ito

Beautiful sewing patterns by Naomi Ito, well know textile designer from Japan. If you like this breeze, comfortable fit style, these patterns will have you sewing right away.

The Nani Iro Sewing Studio by Naomi Ito

Beautiful sewing patterns by Naomi Ito, well know textile designer from Japan. If you like this breeze, comfortable fit style, these patterns will have you sewing right away.