Books became the most sought after recreation in 2020, thanks to the pandemic which shut people inside their houses. Reading books introduces us to an entirely different perspective of life and connects us to different people and ideas. The classical art works, drawing tips or behind the scenes craft of an animation, be it any kind, the artist gets greater knowledge through reading a proper art book. The art book collectives shared in our post will inspire and educate you if you happen to be an artist with a creative mind. Here we share some of the latest and best art books for you to explore.
Amelie Balcou, author of Hokusai : Thirty six views of Mount Fuji, gives a detailed perspective on a series of prints based on the natural landmark. This book is an ultimate guide for the person who wants to learn about seminal printmaker and for one who already knows, this gives a good experience to enjoy the author's work.
This book covers how to develop original character designs for animation, illustration and video games by professional artists. This book is edited by Jenny Fox-Proverbs. This book gives a practical insight for those who would like to break into the character design industry.
Frank Zollner and Johannes Nathan are the authors of Leonardo The Complete Paintings and Drawings. This book is published as a mark of respect for the five hundredth death anniversary of Leonardo da vinci. This contains fifteen paintings that are attributed to leonardo da vinci and also it has nearly 700 of his other drawings.
John Fleskes has authored Spectrum 26 which contains exceptional works from illustration, sculpture, fine art, video games and more. Spectrum 26 can be a handbook of ideas to stand up to for the working artists. This is the twenty sixth edition of the best selling series.
This is a behind the scenes insight from the animated blockbuster and is written by Ramin Zahid. This details every single aspect of the movie and if you are a spider-man fan then this is a must read for you. The book explains the artistic decisions behind characters and also teases who might return in a sequel.
This book gives fundamental drawing techniques and is authored by Graphic novelist Dan Cooney. The fundamental drawing principle of perspective drawing is given importance in this book. Cooney has explained the three perspective points in an easy and clear way in his style of writing.
This book is a contemporary guide to classical techniques,composition, drawing and painting in oil written by Todd M Casey. This is a must read book for beginners and for professionals to excel in advanced techniques in drawing and painting. Casey along with his stunning paintings has added over fifty works of past and present artists which adds to expertise of the book.
Shirley Trevena, an internationally known watercolourist has shared professional tips and painting secrets in this book. Shirley breaks the conventional rules of watercolour in many aspects and adds her techniques in every stage. In this book the author encourages all watercolourists to experiment with the medium and produce their unique style.
The art of painting with acrylics is a step-by-step guide for the journey of an artist from beginner to professional. This book is written by Lorena Kloosterboer. Every aspect of acrylic painting like material to mediums, tools and techniques is covered in this book. It is a complete reference with technical data and useful insights for all stages of the creating and painting.
Author Michel Lauricella has broken down the art of anatomy drawing into easy steps. This book is approaching figure drawing with just a collection of forms which actually differs from the traditional way of figure drawing. This book is useful for beginners and people who would like to improve their techniques in figure drawing.
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