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Painting & Drawing Books

Our painting books and drawing books will help you brush up on all your art skills and create masterpieces.

  • EGTD

    The Essential Guide to Drawing Collection - 5 Books (Collection)

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    Five practical and inspirational workbooks to help you hone your drawing skills in areas including perspective and composition, portraits, landscapes, animal and still life.

    These accessible and illustrated books provide step-by-step introductions to their subjects with clear examples of what you should be aiming for - from capturing the likeness of a human being and rendering elements of water, trees and rocks to sketching realistic animals and drawing single objects and themed compositions.

    They are suitable for any level of artist and go through the process of drawing and tackling the subject matter with clarity.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £24.95
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  • WATR

    Birds: The Watercolour Art Pad (Other)

    Emma Faull

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    Create beautiful avian artworks and enjoy the relaxing practice of watercolour painting with this incredible book.

    Featuring the European goldfinch, a hummingbird and a wren, this book is full of beautiful birds for aspiring artists to paint in watercolour.

    Emma Faul's stunning artworks have been reproduced as outlines on high-quality watercolour paper and this book also contains advice on getting started and mastering a wide range of techniques.

    To get started, simply choose an outline on watercolour paper and pull it out of the book, then follow the artist's step-by-step advice for creating beautiful watercolours and use the gallery of finished artworks as a guide.

    The professional paper will also work beautifully with other media, such as acrylic paint, artists' pencils and art brush or marker pens.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • WIBK

    The Watercolour Ideas Book (Paperback)

    Joanna Goss

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    Give in to your creative urges and experiment with watercolour by following the tips and advice from contemporary artists in this incredible book.

    Watercolour painting is perfect for experimentation and this book is packed with tips for textures, applications, techniques and materials to use from contemporary artists.

    Create truly original artwork as you learn from what other people have done and rub, dab, scratch, scrunch, cut, sew and seal your next incredible piece.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • DBAC

    Draw Buildings and Cities in 15 Minutes (Paperback)

    Matthew Brehm

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    You don't need to spend so much time on incredible drawings of architecture and landscapes... Matthew Brehm's book is full of tips that will help you sketch urban environments in just 15 minutes.

    The exercises in this book will help you develop the core skills for drawing buildings and cities in a shorter timeframe and there is also advice on playing with proximity and point of view. Matthew even shows you how to capture the unique character of buildings and cities and record details including reflections and shadows.

    This book will build your confidence as it proves anyone can draw - and that good drawings aren't always the ones that you've spent a lot of time over... Some of the best pieces are swift and energetic.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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  • DCTS

    Draw Cats in 15 Minutes (Paperback)

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    With their luxurious fur and distinctive markings, you might think that drawing cats is an impossible challenge. Think again! With Draw Cats in 15 Minutes you'll be sketching your favourite feline friend in no time at all.

    Following the formula of the popular Draw Faces in 15 Minutes, the book presents easy-to-follow tutorials that take you from basic drawing techniques every would-be artist needs to know, to capturing the unique qualities that define your cat.

    From understanding a cat's anatomy to how it affects their appearance, rendering their fur in both pencil and charcoal and putting their distinctive character onto page, Draw Cats in 15 Minutes is a book that ensures that anyone who's ever wanted to draw will be able to in no time!
    • £3.99
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  • AFAA

    How to Draw Animals for the Artistically Anxious (Paperback)

    Faye Moorhouse

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    This fun and quirky fill-in book will inspire even the most anxious of artists to draw amazing animals.

    There are fill-in watercolour illustrations by Faye Moorhouse to complete on each page and suggested options of features to copy. Among the creatures you can complete are tigers, sharks and peacocks.

    Encouraging any age to use their imagination, these fun and accessible drawing exercises provide perfect practice for budding artists.
    • £3.99
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  • PFAA

    How to Draw People for the Artistically Anxious (Paperback)

    John Bigwood

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    John Bigwood's interactive book will inspire even the most anxious of artists. It has quirky watercolour illustrations for you to complete and encourages you to embrace wonky lines, weird features, smudges and scribbles!

    The fill-in nature of the book will help you practise drawing people of all shapes and sizes and there are also humorous suggestions of features you should copy.

    With pictures of The Beatles, Kiss and other familiar characters, this book is fun for all ages and shows how every stroke of your pen adds personality and flair.
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  • STRR

    Star to Star (Paperback)

    Gareth Moore, B.Sc, M.Phil, Ph

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    This dot-to-dot book is perfect for puzzle-loving stargazers. It has 29 intricate dot-to-dot projects that each showcase a beautiful artistic interpretation of a constellation.

    Sure to engage both puzzlers and night sky enthusiasts, the designs include the 12 zodiac signs and an enchanting selection of Ancient Greek constellations. It also provides the stories behind each one so will help you build your knowledge of the night sky.

    Each design is even accompanied by an overview of the astronomical arrangement's history and myths associated with it. This is a sensational book for helping you to plot your own night sky.
    • £3.99
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  • BZBDQ

    How to Draw: Faces (Paperback)

    Susie Hodge

    This delightful introduction to drawing faces completely demystifies the drawing process. It shows how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished faces. Susie Hodge includes a good selection of head-and-shoulder portraits in this book including couples, children, babies and older people in a variety of poses, and showing a range of expressions. She uses a helpful two-colour method that clearly shows every line and curve of the step-by-step pictures. Even absolute beginners will find themselves creating great drawings when they use this book and there is much to inspire more experienced artists too. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this subject.
    • £3.99
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  • ABWFU

    How to Draw Comics the "Marvel" Way (Paperback)

    Stan Lee

    Stan Lee, the founding father of Marvel Comics, and John Buscema, artist of the classic Silver Surfer series, give professional advice and instruction for budding comics artists. Learn how to draw the Marvel way, courtesy of this lavishly illustrated, step-by-step guide to all facets of the process.
    • £8.79
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  • BZBDU

    Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Animals (Paperback)

    Angela Nguyen

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    RETURN TO PLANET CUTE!!! Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Animals teaches you how to draw almost 100 different creatures in an adorable manner. Don't believe seagulls and stingrays can be cute? Think again! You don't need any specialist tools or materials to start drawing cute stuff: all you need is a biro or marker pen, then you're ready to go! In her latest book, artist and illustrator Angela Nguyen starts by teaching you the essential techniques of kawaii through quick and easy exercises on the basic shapes, effects and style. From there, jump straight into drawing the myriad beasts - small and big - you can find inside the book, from household pets to the exotic animals in the seas and skies. The clear and easy-to-follow step-by-step diagrams are great for visual learners, and make following the instructions for your kawaii critters a breeze. As a brand new addition to this series, interactive pages have been included to encourage you to get drawing straight away, and practice alongside Angela's examples. A perfect book for beginners - add cute-appeal to your furry 'n' feathered companions in no time at all! Other title in the series is the incredibly popular Kawaii: How to Draw Really Cute Stuff
    • £7.19
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  • ATJPZ

    How to Draw Almost Everything (Paperback)

    Chika Miyata

    Learn to draw pretty much EVERYTHING. With over 2,000 images, this visual reference book offers instructions for drawing animals, people, plants, food, everyday objects, buildings, vehicles, clothing, and more. Each entry is broken down with step-by-step illustrations making this book perfect for beginners or experienced artists in need of a quick refresher.
    • £11.29
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  • BZBDT

    How to Draw: Wild Animals (Paperback)

    Jonathan Newey

    Learn how to draw a lion or a tiger. See how easy it is to draw an elephant. There is a great selection of wild animals in this book, including more big cats, zebra. a giraffe, a white rhino and a magnificent stag. Amazing results can be achieved in no time using Jonathan Newey's simple step-by-step techniques. From simple shapes to each final image, he demystifies the process, making drawing achievable and fun to do.
    • £3.99
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  • BPOOO

    How to Draw: Woodland Animals (Paperback)

    Susie Hodge

    Learn how to draw all kinds of woodland animals using this fun and easy step-by-step method. Starting with simple shapes, Susie Hodge shows you how easy it is to develop circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into an exciting selection of animals and birds including rabbits, badgers, woodpeckers, wolves, squirrels and chipmunks. If you have never drawn before this is definitely the book for you, and there is a lot here to inspire more experienced artists too.
    • £4.89
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  • ATMXZ

    How to Draw: Manga Chibis (Paperback)

    Yishan Li

    28 different characters, poses and expressions that offer a dynamic selection of manga chibi figures. Chibi is a fun subject to explore, with large eyes and very expressive emotions. This is a genre perfect for anyone seeking to learn a simpler form of manga and the basics of creating these delightful characters.
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  • ATLFW

    The Little Book of Calm Colouring (Paperback)

    David Sinden

    The international and Sunday Times Bestseller Alleviate anxiety and soothe all stress with The Little Book of Calm Colouring from David Sinden and Victoria Kay, the perfectly-formed sought-after antidote to a busy life. Beautifully hand-illustrated and thoughtfully designed to be the perfect size for portability, you can now take colouring art therapy with you wherever you go. With beautiful anti-stress designs on quality paper, this gorgeous colouring book will help your creativity flourish. Take a short relaxing breather from your day to colour the calming images and feel inspired by the poignant quotations that accompany each elegant artwork.
    • £5.89
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  • APJZC

    Adult Colouring-Kaleidoscope (Paperback)

    Beverley Lawson

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    It is impossible not to have fun adding colour to this captivating collection of kaleidoscope designs. Whether you're applying the finishing touch to an intricate pattern or bringing to life a more simple design, The Kaleidoscope Colouring Book will enthrall you for hours. With over 120 mesmerising designs to colour, this adult activity book is the perfect gift for the artist in your life and a fantastic source of inspiration for anyone looking to create their own designs.
    • £5.89
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  • BWGZU

    Draw Like an Artist: 100 Faces and Figures (Paperback)

    Chris Legaspi

    Featuring 600+ sketches depicting a vast array of human expressions, movements, and more, Draw Like an Artist: 100 Faces and Figures is a must-have visual reference book for student artists, illustrators, cartoonists, urban sketchers, and anyone seeking to improve their realistic drawing skills. Designed as a contemporary, step-by-stepguidebook for artists who are learning to draw the human form, Draw Like An Artist: 100 Faces and Figures features an inclusive array of faces, figures, and poses, all shown from a variety of perspectives. Each set of illustrations takes you from beginning sketch lines to a finished drawing. Author Chris Legaspi is a leading figure illustrator and popular workshop instructor whose clear and elegant drawing style will make this a go-to sourcebook for years to come.
    • £9.59
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  • BAKUS

    Figure Drawing (Paperback)

    Christopher Hart

    Master drawing human eyes, hands, faces, and every aspect of the human figure! Best-selling author, Christopher Hart, teaches budding artists how to create proportional, realistic people in this essential how-to-draw volume.
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  • AYZPL

    Keep Calm and Colour Unicorns (Paperback)

    This adult colouring book gives you the chance to add colour to some magical unicorn pictures. The images are intricate and you'll find it so relaxing as you draw your way through the pages. What better way to find mindfulness than with incredible unicorns?
    • £4.49
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  • AUTXJ

    Draw 500 Everyday Things (Paperback)

    Lisa Solomon

    A pocket-sized sketchbook filled with 500 inspirational illustrations featuring a variety of doodles. The best way to learn to draw is to DRAW! And this little book is going to help you do just that. Filled with 500 inspiring drawings of everyday things, this cute chunky volume features plenty of room for sketching your own versions of items you use all the time. From chairs, spoons, lamps and fans, Draw 500 Everyday Things is perfect for illustrators, cartoonists, doodlers, and anyone who loves to sketch. This is not a step-by-step technique book--rather, the doodles in this volume are simplified, modernized and reduced to the most basic elements, offering simple approachable illustrations to inspire you. This all-in-one pocket-sized sketchbook lets you draw right on the pages making it easy to keep all of your creations at hand. Get out your favorite drawing tools and see what you can create!
    • £8.39
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  • AUDOU

    The Cath Kidston Colouring Book (Paperback)

    Cath Kidston

    Colour in the best-loved designs from two decades of Cath Kidston prints. Enhance your inner creativity with your own colour combinations; relax and be inspired by looks that are adored the world over.Reimagine your favourite Cath Kidston designs, or simply recreate the classicprints in their original colours. With hand-drawn illustrations from the Cath Kidston archive as well as contemporary designs, this is the must-have forevery CK fan.
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  • BZBDP

    How to Draw: Dogs (Paperback)

    Susie Hodge

    This delightful introduction to drawing dogs completely demystifies the drawing process. It shows how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished animals. Susie Hodges includes a good selection of popular breeds and she uses a helpful two colour method that clearly shows every line and curve of the step-by-step pictures. Even absolute beginners will find themselves creating great drawings when they use this book and there is much to inspire more experienced artists too. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this subject.
    • £3.99
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  • BZBDO

    How to Draw: Cats (Paperback)

    Polly Pinder

    All drawing is based on the construction of simple lines and shapes. This easy-to-follow book teaches how to draw short-haired and long-haired cats and kittens in extremely easy step-by-step stages. Polly Pinder includes a good selection of all the favourite breeds including domestic and pedigree cats as well as the amazingly patterned tabbies. Even absolute beginners will be able to create great drawings following these illustrations
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