Instructional Books & Materials

Instructional Books & Materials

Instructional Books & Materials

Bring the classroom home with you! Find instructional and inspirational books and materials on watercolor, calligraphy, traditional painting techniques, color theory and much more. No matter your age or skill level, we know there's something here for you. 

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    Walter Foster Publishing 1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolor Walter Foster Publishing 1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolor

    1,500 Color Mixing Recipes for Oil, Acrylic, and Watercolor

    Walter Foster Publishing

    $19.95
    Artists will learn how to mix essential color combinations with these handy reference tools. A detachable, washable acetate color mixing grid allows artists to accurately measure paints. These guides also include information on basic art theory and are...
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  • Chronicle Books Acrylic: Do More Art

    Acrylic: Do More Art

    Chronicle Books

    $19.99
    Acrylic is the second book in the popular 'Do More Art' series, which explores the myriad creative possibilities of working with acrylic. Fans of this artistic powerhouse will discover everything from basic painting techniques to more creative...
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  • Chronicle Books Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist

    Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist

    Chronicle Books

    $16.95
    You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide book, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making artthrough illustration, licensing, fine art sales,...
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  • Watson Guptill Artists Complete Guide to Drawing the Head

    Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head

    Watson Guptill

    $24.99
    In this innovative guide, learn how to create a realistic human likeness by using the classic modeling technique of chiaroscuro developed by Leonardo da Vinci during the High Renaissance. The book begins with lessons on how to analyze form, light, and...
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    Walter Foster Publishing Artists Library Series Book - Color Theory by Patti Mollica Walter Foster Publishing Artists Library Series Book - Color Theory by Patti Mollica

    Artist's Library Series Book - Color Theory by Patti Mollica

    Walter Foster Publishing

    $9.95
    This series offers both beginning and advanced artists the chance to expand their creativity, conquer technical obstacles and explore new media. Written and illustrated by professional artists, they're ideal for artists aspiring to reach a new level of...
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  • Walter Foster Publishing Artists Library Series Book - Perspective Walter Foster Publishing Artists Library Series Book - Perspective

    Artist's Library Series Book - Perspective

    Walter Foster Publishing

    $9.95
    This series offers both beginning and advanced artists the chance to expand their creativity, conquer technical obstacles and explore new media. Written and illustrated by professional artists, they're ideal for artists aspiring to reach a new level of...
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  • RANDOM HOUSE/WATSON-GUPTILL Artists Painting Techniques

    Artist's Painting Techniques

    RANDOM HOUSE/WATSON-GUPTILL

    $30.00
    ABOUT ARTISTS PAINTING TECHNIQUES Whether youre trying your hand at painting for the first time or honing your artistic ability, Artists Painting Techniques is the handiest guide to teach you how to paint. Starting with the basics such as observational...
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    Watson Guptill Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy

    Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy

    Watson Guptill

    $21.99
    This book is targeted toward a new generation of aspiring artists who are eager to learn the fundamentals of drawing in an easy and accessible way. It is based on a series of lessons that begin with basic shapes like circles, ovals, squares, cylinders...
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    Color Aid Corp Color-aid Colored Paper Full Set 3x4.5 Color Aid Corp Color-aid Colored Paper Full Set 3x4.5

    Color-aid Colored Paper Full Set 3"x4.5"

    Color Aid Corp.

    MSRP: $52.00
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    This Color-aid full set contains the complete range of 314 matte-finished 3" x 4.5" color sheets. The system consists of 34 vivid hues (saturated colors), 100 tints (clean, light colors), 47 shades (dark, deep colors), 114 pastels (muted, or soft colors)...
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  • Color Aid Corp Color-Aid Colored Paper, Full Set, 2 x 3 Color Aid Corp Color-Aid Colored Paper, Full Set, 2 x 3

    Color-Aid Colored Paper, Full Set, 2" x 3"

    Color Aid Corp.

    MSRP: $40.00
    $37.50
    This paper is acid-free, with a wrinkle-proof, velvety matte surface that is washable and non-bleeding. It erases easily and readily accepts both wet and dry media. This Color-aid full set contains the complete range of color sheets, a system that...
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  • Color-aid Full Set (314 Colors) - 4.5" x 6"

    Color Aid Corp.

    MSRP: $90.00
    $78.50
    Since 1948 Color-aid Corp. has been manufacturing the Color-aid system of colored paper. Initially developed as a backdrop for photographers, Color-aid was soon thereafter discovered by Josef Albers and has since then become an indispensable teaching...
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  • Color Aid Corp Color-Aid Greyscale Set 9x12

    Color-Aid Greyscale Set 9"x12"

    Color Aid Corp.

    MSRP: $25.00
    $22.50
    The Gray Set consists of 17 grays plus black and white. An instruction sheet is included.
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