Recommended Art and Painting Books
- Creativity Books (9)
- Acrylic Painting Book Reviews (2)
- Oil Painting Book Reviews (3)
- Pastel Painting Books (1)
- Watercolor Painting Books (6)
- Color in Art Books (9)
- Mixed Media Book Reviews (8)
- Biographies of Famous Artists (12)
- History of Painting Book Reviews (32)
- Painting Like the Masters Books (6)
- Art Books for Children (5)
- Art Technique & Styles Books (8)
- Books on Figure Painting (4)
The Artist's Handbook by Pip Seymour
A review of the book "The Artist's Handbook" by Pip Seymour, a reference I find indispensable.
The Painter's Handbook by Mark Gottsegen, Revised Edition
My review of the new and expanded edition of the classic artist's reference book by Mark David Gottsegen.
Top 10 Artist's Magazines
Your Painting Guide's choice of the best artist's magazines.
Top Books on Figure Painting and Drawing
A selection of recommended books for developing your figure painting skills.
Fabric Painting Books
A selection of books on fabric painting that I have found inspiring. Some include mixed media.
Top Games for Artists
Share your love of art with friends and members of your family by getting together to play an game that involves drawing or sculpting.
Best Art Books of the '00s
I could have only an armful of the best art books from all those published during the '00 years of the 21st century, these are what I'd choose.
Favorite Art Books -- What's Your All-Time Favorite Painting …
What is your favorite art book? Share what you like about it here.
What Do the Star Ratings in Reviews Mean?
An explanation of what the one to five stars given in book and other product reviews mean.
Review: The Profitable Artist by Artspire
If you're looking for beginner's info on the career side of being a painter, this handbook co-published by the New York Foundation for the Arts deals with all the basics in an accessible style.
The Successful Artist's Career Guide
Read my thoughts on this book which aims to help you find your way in the business of art in my review.
Review: The Artist Gallery Partnership, A Practical Guide to Consigning Art
A review of a book that's an in-depth look at what's involved in consignment selling of your art with a gallery in the USA.
Drawing and Painting Horses by Eva Dutton
If you've been looking for a good book on how to paint horses, this could well be it!
Best 10 Art Books of 2008
My choice of the best art and painting books from 2008.
Review: Artist's Network TV
My view on whether a subscription to Artist's Network TV, which gives you downloadable how-to art demos, is worthwhile or not.
Best Art Books of 2012
My choice of the very best art and how-to painting books from all those I've read during 2012.
Art Books to Read in 2013
A reading list of art, painting and creativity books I shall be tackling in 2013 (and hope are good!).