Art Books I recommend

Here are some of the art books that have had the biggest impact on me.
I hope you recognize some of your favorites and find a few new ones!

art books for beginners

Books for Beginners

art books on design and drawing from imagination

Books on Design & Drawing From Imagination

art books on painting

Books on Painting

art books on composition

Books on Composition

art books on psychology

Books on Psychology & Creativity

art books on entrepreneurship

Books on Entrepreneurship

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5 thoughts on “Art Books I recommend”

  1. Jac
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    Cheers Dorian,

    You might try this one, “Figure Drawing Design and Invention” by Michael Hampton, published by Michael Hampton.


    • Dorian
       ·  Reply

      Yes! I love that book and we use it at Barcelona Academy of Art! I added it to the list, thanks Jac!

  2. Heather Hough
     ·  Reply

    Harold Speeds book is available online at Just type in Harold Speed in the search .

  3. Heather Hough
     ·  Reply

    Just checked and Andrew Loomis’s book is available also

    • Dorian
       ·  Reply

      Nice! Thanks, Heather.

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