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Art Lab for Kids
Schwake, Susan
Art Lab for Kids is a refreshing source of wonderful ideas for creating fine art with children. This step-by-step book offers 52 fun and creative art projects set into weekly lessons, beginning with drawing, moving through painting and printmaking, and then building to paper collage and...
Item No. 9781592537655
$22.99
Art Lab for Little Kids
Schwake, Susan

Packed with 52 fun and colorful exercises geared toward 3- to 6-year-olds, this book offers parents and teachers an outstanding source of creative art activities to inspire and enrich this wide-eyed and open-hearted age group.

Activities are organized by medium and designed...

Item No. 9781592538362
$24.99
Big Green Drawing Book
Emberley, Ed
Using just 9 shapes and things, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, people, assorted monsters (such as Dracula and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), and more, and everything is GREEN! This hefty 96-page book is packed with fun things that kids-and not a few adults-really...
Item No. 9780316789769
$12.99
Collage Workshop for Kids
Merenstein, Shannon
Be inspired and delighted by Collage Workshop for Kids, a colorful art instruction book on collage techniques for children--made in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

Collage Workshop for Kids pairs essays by educators from The Eric Carle Museum...

Item No. 9781631595202
$25.99
Color Book
In this much-anticipated sequel to the bestselling The Book Book, artist Sophie Benini Pietromarchi takes children into the world of color. Illustrated in remarkable collage artwork and written in an intimate, easy tone, The Color Book is an exciting, thoughtful journey into...
Item No. 9789383145003
$21.95
Comic Book Lesson
Crilley, Mark
An aspiring young creator learns the fundamentals of visual storytelling from three comic book mentors in this charming illustrated tale--a graphic novel that teaches you how to turn your stories into comics!

Acclaimed illustrator and graphic novelist Mark Crilley returns with a new...

Item No. 9781984858436
$18.99
Complete Funprint Drawing Book
Emberley, Ed
Using just fingerprints and a few letters, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to create owls, pigs, fish, and basketball players! This colorful step-by-step book is easy and crafty, and provides hours of art-full fun.
Item No. 9780316174480
$12.99
Draw Every Little Thing
Waycott, Flora
Learn to draw and paint more than 100 of your favorite everyday items!

Step-by-step projects, prompts, and creative inspiration make it fun and easy to draw your outfit, your favorite foods, your garden, and much more using drawing and painting tools you already have on hand.

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Item No. 9781633228016
$19.99
Drawing Book Animals
Emberley, Ed
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, including lions, frogs, mice, birds, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full...
Item No. 9780316789790
$8.99
Drawing Book of Faces
Emberley, Ed
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of fun and wacky faces. This classic book is packed with fun things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full entertainment.
Item No. 9780316789707
$8.99
Drawing Book of Trucks and Trains
Emberley, Ed
Using his "alphabet" of a few letters and squiggles, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a selection of tremendous trains and terrific trucks. The thirty-two pages are packed with the trucks and trains that kids-and not a few adults- really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides...
Item No. 9780316789677
$8.99
Drawing Horses
Sanderson, Ruth

Learn how to draw realistic horses with award-winning children's book illustrator Ruth Sanderson. This ninety-page book includes drawing lessons from photos featuring many different horse breeds and poses. Suggested for ages eight and up.

Item No. 9780967290232
$15.95
Drawing Lesson: Graphic Novel That Teaches You How to Draw
Crilley, Mark
Read This Comic and Start Drawing Today! Nominated for a 2017 Eisner Award

For the first time ever, drawing instructor and graphic novelist Mark Crilley brings his easy-to-follow artistic instruction to aspiring artists in the form of a comic book, providing you with a one-of-a-...
Item No. 9780385346337
$18.99
Drawing Workshop for Kids
Caughey, Samara
Help kids build confidence and find their own creative voice through this collection of 25+ invitations for drawing.

In Drawing Workshop for Kids, art educator Samara Caughey, founder of the highly praised family-centered art studio Purple Twig, shares drawing activities that...

Item No. 9781631599439
$24.99
Field Guide to Color: A Watercolor Workbook
Solomon, Lisa
Play with paint, get creative with color, and discover your personal palette--a joyful, interactive workbook for creativity, self-expression, and deepening your understanding of how color works.

Color is one of the most profound ways we have to express ourselves. In this lively workbook...

Item No. 9781611806120
$27.95
Fingerprint Drawing Book
Emberley, Ed

  Staff Pick

Using fingerprints and a few dots, scribbles, and lines, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to make all sorts of pictures, inlcuding frogs, trains, flowers, clowns, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with fun things that kids-and many adults-really want to create. Easy and fun, the...
Item No. 9780316789691
$10.99
Great Thumbprint Drawing Book
Emberley, Ed
Instructions for creating a variety of shapes and figures using thumbprints and a few simple lines.
Item No. 9780316789684
$10.99
How To Be an Illustrator
Rees, Darrel
This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered - how to create a portfolio; the most effective ways to approach would-be clients; how to prepare for meetings and negotiate contracts; and how to handle, deliver, and bill a job. There is advice...
Item No. 9781780673288
$30.00
How to Draw Adorable
Tipsey, Carlianne

Create cute art!


Learn how to make anything and everything cute in this hands-on, creative workbook from artist Carlianne Tipsey. With fun lessons on how to draw irresistible faces and animals--and convert everyday objects into charismatic characters--How to Draw Adorable...

Item No. 9781954854475
$19.95
How to Draw Monsters and More Scary Stuff
Emberley, Ed
Learn to draw jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, witches, black cats, monsters, and more in this how-to-draw book by drawing master Ed Emberley-perfect for the Halloween season and all year round!

Using his "alphabet" of shapes and squiggles, Ed Emberley shows new artists the easiest method...

Item No. 9780316443449
$10.99
How to Draw the Cutest Stuff
Nguyen, Angela

  Staff Pick

How to Draw the Cutest Stuff brings in your favorite content from the Draw Cute series along with new how-tos! This is the ultimate collection for fans who want to experience all things cute. Bonus content includes four pages of stickers, a full color poster, and an extended easel flap on...
Item No. 9781454946564
$19.99
How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps
Cann, Helen


With wonderful examples and easy-to-follow instructions, this beautifully illustrated how-to book makes it simple and fun to create one-of-a-kind hand-drawn maps. Helpful templates, grids, and guidelines complement a detailed breakdown of essential cartographic elements and profiles of talented...
Item No. 9781452169910
$27.50
Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals
Umoto, Sachiko

Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals offers easy instructions for artists, crafters, and complete beginners who want to sketch and draw in the popular Japanese character style.

Sachiko Umoto's engaging, relaxing techniques include a primer on drawing basics,...

Item No. 9781592536450
$15.99
Kids' Book of Paper Love
Van Der Hulst, Astrid

 Staff Pick


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A surprise on every page!

Brimming from cover to cover with projects and other paper surprises, The Kids' Book of Paper Love, from the bestselling editors of Flow magazine and books, is a bounty of a book that begs to be folded, cut up, collaged, doodled on, and shared....

Item No. 9781523508143
$19.99
Let's Draw Plants & Small Creatures
Umoto, Sachiko

Learn to draw plants, animals, and more in the distinctive Japanese character style--and have fun while you're creating!

Let popular Japanese artist Sachiko Umoto show you simple methods for sketching butterflies, flowers, cactus, bees, birds, ...

Item No. 9781592536474
$15.99