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Art Education & How-To's

Make A World
Emberley, Ed
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw over 400 things, such as an airplane, anteater, submarine, train, kangaroo, gondola, and much much 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...
Item No. 9780316789721
$8.99
Making Make-Believe
Kohl, Maryann
Explore the world of make-believe with fun and easy-to-make props and costumes. Create a life-size igloo out of milk jugs or put on a puppet show in your very own Lighted Box Stage! Making Make-Believe offers storybook play, games, cooking, mini-plays, dress-up costumes, puppet ideas, and...
Item No. 9780876591987
$16.95
Map Art Lab
McNeilly, Linden

Travel through the exciting world of cartography with Map Art Lab. This fun and creative book features 52 map-related activities set into weekly exercises, beginning with legends and lines, moving through types and styles, and then creating personalized maps that allow you to journey to...

Item No. 9781592539055
$26.99
Marker Workshop
Prood, Sasha
Take your drawing, doodling, or lettering to the next level and explore the incredibly diverse medium of fine-tip markers with this two-book set (an instruction book and corresponding workbook). Follow along as artist Sasha Prood teaches all the skills you'll need to create your own beautifully...
Item No. 9781419733529
$24.99
Mix it Up
Tullet, Herve
A beautiful hardcover edition of the New York Times bestselling interactive picture book from the creator of Press Here!

With the graphic intensity of Eric Carle, the interactive fun of Poke-a-Dot books, and the humor of The Day the Crayons Quit but with a vision...

Item No. 9781452137353
$15.99
Organic Artist for Kids
Neddo, Nick

Immersed in the natural world, The Organic Artist for Kids inspires creativity by connecting kids and their adults to our wilderness roots.

In addition to offering a wide variety of fun, collaborative projects using nature as a source for art supplies and inspiration...

Item No. 9781631597671
$24.99
Paint Lab for Kids
Corfee, Stephanie

Paint Lab for Kids is an inspiring collection of 52 fresh, kid-friendly projects for nurturing an artistic spirit and a love of art through working and playing with paint.

Popular artist and author Stephanie Corfee offers an exciting resource of easy-to-follow instructions...

Item No. 9781631590788
$24.99
Picture Pie
Emberley, Ed
This book shows how a circle, divided like a pie, can be used to make pictures of all kinds. Using just 4 simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of patterns, animals, people, and more! This book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want...
Item No. 9780316789820
$10.99
Print & Stamp Lab
Bunkers, Traci

Artist and popular workshop instructor Traci Bunkers can turn just about anything into an interesting stamp, printing block, or tool. In this book, she shows readers how to see overlooked, everyday objects in a new way, and how to "MacGyver" them into easy to use printing blocks and tools....

Item No. 9781592535989
$24.99
Side by Side: 20 Collaborative Projects
Carson, Tsia
Crafting is always more fun and more meaningful when it's shared with those you love. Discover the joy of working alongside your child while creating arts and crafts that inspire. With these twenty whimsical projects in a variety of mediums, you and your child will find fun ways to work...
Item No. 9781590309568
$19.95
Star, Branch, Spiral Fan
James, Yellena

True beauty is found in nature, making this the perfect sketch book for your art inspiration!

As if being responsible for dazzling sunsets and the aurora borealis were not enough, nature is also guardian to the universal principals of design. With mathematical perfection, its...

Item No. 9781631591495
$22.99
The Organic Artist
Neddo, Nick

 Staff Pick

Drawing on ancient techniques, artist and primitive arts instructor Nick Neddo shows you how to reconnect with nature to make and use your own all-natural art supplies.

The Organic Artist encourages you to return to those days when art was made with all-natural materials, like...

Item No. 9781592539260
$26.99
Water Paper Paint
Jones, Heather

This book is not only for "painters" but for all types of creative individuals who want to experience and play with watercolor, whether their background is mixed-media, textile art, journaling, or paper craft. Unlike the typical watercolor text books, this unique, beautiful volume is a field...

Item No. 9781592536559
$24.99
Watercolor Workshop
Prood, Sasha

Often referred to as the "gateway art," watercolor is one of the most accessible and popular art mediums to explore. With Watercolor Workshop, author and artist Sasha Prood brings a sense of freedom and fun to watercolor instruction, while still covering all the skills you need to get started....

Learn to paint gorgeous contemporary art by practicing watercolor technique directly in this instructional sketchbook. Through 100 different experiments, artist Sasha Prood teaches you traditional techniques like wet-on-dry, wet-on-wet, and flat washes, and also encourages you to play with the...
Item No. 9781419729249
$25.99
Writing & Drawing Comics
Princeton Architectural Press
The perfect gift for aspiring artists and fans of comics, graphic novels, and manga, this guided sketchbook provides templates and blank pages​ for graphic storytelling, along with ideas, tips, and tricks from comic artists.

Whether you're just getting into sketching or...

Item No. 9781648961274
$21.95
Young at Art
Striker, Susan

From the creator of the bestselling Anti-Coloring Book series with more than 600,000 copies sold, a new parenting guide to encouraging creativity in preschool-age children

Young at Art is the first and only comprehensive book for the general audience about the nature, value and...

Item No. 9780805066975
$21.99