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Art Education & How-To's

50 Ways to Draw Your Beautiful Ordinary Life
Van Der Hulst, Astrid
The mindful pleasure of learning to draw, with paper goodies and creative secrets from expert illustrators.

Draw the Flow way. In this innovative approach to drawing instruction, the illustrators from Flow magazine open up their tool kits, sharing secrets and...

Item No. 9781523501151
$24.95
Adventures in Cartooning
Frederick-Frost, Alexis

In this action-packed cartooning adventure, kids will have as much fun making comics as reading them!

Once upon a time . . . a princess tried to make a comic. And with the help of a magical cartooning elf, she learned how - well enough to draw her way out of an encounter with a dangerous...

Item No. 9781596433694
$15.99
Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action
Frederick-Frost, Alexis

The Knight, Edward the chubby horse, and of course the Magic Cartooning Elf are back for more fun, but this time they're sharing the stage with a host of new characters.

In Adventures in Cartooning: Characters In Action you'll learn how to create your own kooky characters. And fresh...

Item No. 9781596437326
$12.99
Art Before Breakfast
Gregory, Danny
Packed with the signature can-do attitude that makes beloved artist Danny Gregory a creativity guru to thousands across the globe, this unique guide serves up a hearty helping of inspiration. For aspiring artists who want to draw and paint but just can't seem to find time in the day, Gregory offers...
Item No. 9781452135472
$19.95
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 Messy Art Book
Kohl, Maryann
Adventurous art beyond your wildest imagination!
Item No. 9780876592069
$14.95
Celestial Watercolor: Learn to Paint
McElroy, D R
The zodiac has been used for a millennia to bring humans closer to the cosmos. With this creative masterpiece, it's your turn to travel nearer the heavens following simple directions for painting each of the constellations, accompanied by information about each sign of the zodiac. A basic...
Item No. 9781631065880
$19.99
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
Doodling 101: A Silly Symposium
Willems, Mo

Doodlers earn their MMD (Master Mo Doodler) diploma in 15 days or less (or more!) with this activity-packed doodle book.

Draw impossible buildings, animate favorite characters, design sets, make puppets, give gifts, and create abstract art with Mo Willems! This 144-page...

Item No. 9781368075015
$19.99
Draw Every Little Thing
Waycott, Flora
Learn to draw and paint more than 100 of your favorite everyday items! Step-by-step projects, prompts, 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.

With Draw...

Item No. 9781633228016
$19.99
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
Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids
Foster-Wilson, Lee
Make art and memories with the special kids in your life! Packed with how-to drawing and painting projects, creative prompts, and original crafting activities, The Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids will inspire you and your little ones to spend hours of creative fun together...
Item No. 9781633227392
$14.99
Hand Printing from Nature
Bethmann, Laura Donnelly

Discover how to use found natural materials – such as leaves, flowers, feathers, vegetables, fruits, shells, weeds, and wood grain – to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. Simple step-by-step instructions coupled with beautiful photos make it easy and fun to...

Discover how to use natural materials to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. With simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, Laura Bethmann encourages crafters of all levels to create original nature prints with leaves, flowers, fruits, shells,...

Item No. 9781603425599
$20.95
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 to...

Item No. 9780316443449
$10.99
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
In Pursuit of Inspiration
Dunn, Rae
Author and ceramicist Rae Dunn shares her favorite techniques for approaching a blank page and creating art. Discover how to draw with your non-dominant hand and sketch with objects found in nature. Colorfully illustrated with watercolors, sketches, original patterns, dreamy photography, and hand-...
Item No. 9781452168852
$22.95
Kids' Book of Paper Love
Van Der Hulst, Astrid
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
$19.95
Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children
Beloglovsky, Miriam
Winner of the 2015 Brain Child Award from Tillywig...
Item No. 9781605542744
$32.95
Make a Face with Ed Emberley
Emberley, Ed
Make a Face takes circles, squares, diamonds, and rectangles, and lets you makes faces of all descriptions.

Ed Emberley's multi-million-selling drawing alphabet system has never gone out of style. His original series of drawing books has been selling steadily since the '70s. In this new...

Item No. 9780991293520
$16.95
Making a Great Exhibition
Globus, Doro
"It never occurred to me while growing up that art is an industry involving countless jobs, so if this book helps shed light to just one kid that it is a viable career option, then it has done its job, as art is indescribably important!" --Oliver Jeffers, Artist and Illustrator

"This book...

Item No. 9781644230497
$18.99
Making an Impression
Zlatkis, Geninne
Popular illustrator and stamper Geninne Zlatkis has a passion for nature and color that distinguishes her work. These 20 beautiful projects--including cards, an embellished journal and tote, and decorative wall pieces--provide the keys to Geninnes creative process and image-making process. In...
Item No. 9781454701255
$21.95
Making Books with Kids
Smith, Esther K

Spread the joy and craft of books in your family with Making Books with Kids. This inspiring collection features more than 25 creative, kid-friendly projects in design, illustration, paper decorating, binding techniques, and more.

Book artist and author Esther K. Smith offers...

Item No. 9781631590818
$24.99
Making Handmade Books
Golden, Alisa
In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing, and sewing handmade books in a...
Item No. 9781600595875
$19.95