Art Library

Here are many of the books that have helped me in my journey toward becoming an artist, as well as a few on my “want-to-read” list. Do you have a favorite art book? Please share the information with me so I can include it here in my Art Library.

Art Theory

Color Harmony in your Paintings by Margaret Kessler

Learning to Draw – General

Drawing Lessons for Beginner Artists by Kate Berry

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards

How to Draw Outlines by Kate Berry

Your Artist’s Brain by Carl Purcell

Drawing Books – Specific Subjects

Drawing People by Barbara Bradley

Drawing Trees by Victor Perard

Sketching and Illustrating Birds by Juan Varela


Alla Prima: A Guide to Traditional Direct Painting by Al Gury