Everything Art Handbook
A good all-around reference that explains materials and techniques for beginners. This speaks to both adult beginners and younger school-age beginners. If your goal is to learn art techniques and how art tools are used, this will definitely get you started. Various pencil and brush technics, color theory, as well as shape and shading and more are shown and explained in colorful photos and graphics. This is not a book of art projects, but a good reference tool for your independent artists.
A refreshing, accessible compendium of materials and techniques,The Everything Art Handbookis the perfect all-inclusive resource for beginning artists wanting to experiment and play with a variety of art mediums and techniques. The Everything Art Handbook is divided into sections focusing on different art mediums, such as drawing, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, oil, calligraphy, mixed media, color, composition, and more. Each section includes a basic overview of the technique, instructions for selecting and working with the right tools and materials, step-by-step sample artwork, and helpful sidebars with advice from professional artists. Using clear, informative explanations and tips for selecting the right tools and achieving the best results,The Everything Art Handbook is an approachable reference guide for contemporary artists of any skill level.