Artist Self-Help Books and DVDs

On this page you will find books and dvds designed to help artists in school and at home improve their skills.

The selections below will be of use to artists from beginner to advanced levels and help build the foundations and perfect the technical skills that are necessary to create and understand art.


Basic Human Anatomy: A Guide for Visual Artists
Charles Bargue - Drawing Course
Lessons in Classical Painting
Basic Human Anatomy: A Guide for Visual Artists

Charles Bargue - Drawing Course

Lessons in Classical Painting

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Painting the Visual Impression (Paid Amazon Affiliate Link)

Painting the Visual Impression - Kindle Edition (Paid Amazon Affiliate Link)

Classic Still Life Painting by Jane Jones (Paid Amazon Affiliate Link)

Language of Painting 4 Disc DVD Series
The Bargue Drawing Companion DVD
Painting En Plein Air DVD
Language of Painting 4 Disc DVD Series

The Bargue Drawing Companion DVD

Painting En Plein Air DVD

Language of Drawing 3 Disc DVD series
Color Mixology: How to See and Mix the Color You Really Want DVD
Anatomy For Artists: The Human Form Revealed - 2nd Edition DVD
Language of Drawing 3 Disc DVD series

Color Mixology: How to See and Mix the Color You Really Want DVD

Anatomy For Artists: The Human Form Revealed - 2nd Edition DVD

Anatomy For Artists: Man In Motion DVD
Anatomy for Artists: The Human Head DVD
Organize and Paint the Woodland Interior Landscape
Anatomy For Artists: Man In Motion DVD

Anatomy for Artists: The Human Head DVD

Organize and Paint the Woodland Interior Landscape

Measuring Methods for Artists DVD
Perspective Made Simple DVD
Imaginative Realism Signed with Original Sketch
Measuring Methods for Artists DVD

Perspective Made Simple DVD

Imaginative Realism Signed with Original Sketch

An Artist's Life: Insights into the paintings of Stuart Dunkel by Stuart Dunkel
Cast Drawing DVD
Drawing from the Figure DVD
An Artist's Life: Insights into the paintings of Stuart Dunkel by Stuart Dunkel

Cast Drawing DVD

Drawing from the Figure DVD

The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure Drawing by Anthony Ryder
Art Renewal Center Series™ 2012-2013 Salon Video
Lessons in Classical Drawing
The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure Drawing by Anthony Ryder

Art Renewal Center Series™ 2012-2013 Salon Video

Lessons in Classical Drawing

Classical Painting Atelier  by Juliette Aristides
Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides
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Classical Painting Atelier by Juliette Aristides

Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides

Methods and Materials of Painting of the Great Schools and Masters (Paid Amazon Affiliate Link)

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Dictionary of Human Form
Art Renewal Center Series™ - Secrets of Portrait Painting with Cesar Santos DVD
The Practice of Oil Painting and Drawing by Solomon J. Solomon (Paid Amazon Affiliate Link)

Dictionary of Human Form

Art Renewal Center Series™ - Secrets of Portrait Painting with Cesar Santos DVD

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THE PORTRAIT IN OIL by Juan Martinez

Underpainting Secrets for Artists

How to Create an Underpainting Like the Old Masters: A Step by Step Guide


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