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.


Lessons in Classical Painting
Figure Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook
Cast Drawing DVD
Lessons in Classical Painting

Figure Drawing Atelier: An Instructional Sketchbook

Cast Drawing DVD

Art Renewal Center Series™ 2012-2013 Salon Video
Lessons in Classical Drawing
Classical Painting Atelier  by Juliette Aristides
Art Renewal Center Series™ 2012-2013 Salon Video

Lessons in Classical Drawing

Classical Painting Atelier by Juliette Aristides

Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides
Basic Human Anatomy: A Guide for Visual Artists
Charles Bargue - Drawing Course
Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides

Basic Human Anatomy: A Guide for Visual Artists

Charles Bargue - Drawing Course

The Bargue Drawing Companion DVD
Painting En Plein Air DVD
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The Bargue Drawing Companion DVD

Painting En Plein Air DVD

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

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Dictionary of Human Form
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The Practice of Oil Painting and Drawing by Solomon J. Solomon (Paid Amazon Affiliate Link)

Dictionary of Human Form

Painting the Visual Impression (Paid Amazon Affiliate Link)

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Language of Painting 4 Disc DVD Series
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

Language of Drawing 3 Disc DVD series
Organize and Paint the Woodland Interior Landscape
Perspective Made Simple DVD
Language of Drawing 3 Disc DVD series

Organize and Paint the Woodland Interior Landscape

Perspective Made Simple DVD

An Artist's Life: Insights into the paintings of Stuart Dunkel by Stuart Dunkel
Drawing from the Figure DVD
The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure Drawing by Anthony Ryder
An Artist's Life: Insights into the paintings of Stuart Dunkel by Stuart Dunkel

Drawing from the Figure DVD

The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure Drawing by Anthony Ryder

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

THE PORTRAIT IN OIL by Juan Martinez

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

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

Anatomy For Artists: Man In Motion DVD


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