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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
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
Big Purple Drawing Book
Emberley, Ed
Using just 8 shapes and objects, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, people, insects, and more, and everything is PURPLE! This hefty 96-page 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...
Item No. 9780316789738
$12.99
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
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
Creature Garden
Goldhawk, Harry
The Creature Garden is an illustrator's step-by-step sourcebook for drawing and painting 50 real and imagined creatures in a whimsical folk-art style. With an embossed cover, striking endpapers, and extraordinary interior illustrations, this beautifully crafted book is a unique piece of...
Item No. 9781631064272
$25.00
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.

...

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 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
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
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
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
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