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Cheap Joe's Art Stuff offers a tremendous selection of art instruction books for artists, art teachers, students, hobbyists, and crafters. Discover the best guidance for both beginning and established artists, offering instruction for watercolor, acrylic, oils, pastels and many other media. Perfect for artists looking to hone their craft.
The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt...

The Monuments Men, Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel. This fascinating account... Read more
Artist's Complete Problem and Solution Handbook

Artist's Complete Problem and Solution Handbook

Artist’s Complete Problem and Solution Handbook by Trudy Friend. This comprehensive handbook is packed with practical and insightful... Read more
Painting Songbirds with Sherry C. Nelson, 15 Beautiful Birds in Oils

Painting Songbirds with Sherry C. Nelson, 15 Beautiful Birds in Oils

Painting Songbirds with Sherry C. Nelson, 15 Beautiful Birds in Oils. 15 step-by-step projects, each highlighting a specific feature of the... Read more
Color Mixing Bible, All You'll Ever Need to Know about Mixing Pigments in Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Gouache, Soft Pastel, Pencil, and Ink

Color Mixing Bible, All You'll Ever Need to Know about Mixing Pigments in Oil,...

The "Color Mixing Bible" provides a basic color palette for each art medium, demonstrating an array of two, three and four-color mixes, as... Read more
The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks

The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks

The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks by Lin Wellford. Step-by-step projects show aspiring rock artists how to create their own rock... Read more
Collage Techniques: A Guide for Artists and Illustrators

Collage Techniques: A Guide for Artists and Illustrators

"Collage Techniques" is beautifully illustrated with the work of more than eighty noted artists and is an essential reference for all... Read more
Collage, Colour and Texture in Painting

Collage, Colour and Texture in Painting

Collage, Colour and Texture in Painting by Mike Bernard. Award-winning painter Mike Bernard offers artists a hands-on introduction to the... Read more
Create with Transfer Artist Paper

Create with Transfer Artist Paper

Create with Transfer Artist Paper by Lesley Riley. Learn everything you need to know about how to use Transfer Art Paper for quilt making,... Read more
Mixed Media Revolution, Creative Ways for Reusing Your Art

Mixed Media Revolution, Creative Ways for Reusing Your Art

Mixed Media Revolution: Creative Ways for Reusing Your Art by Sandra Duren and Darlene Olivia McElroy. Learn a wide range of techniques and... Read more
Make Amazing Art, 40 Activities Using the 7 Elements of Art and Design

Make Amazing Art, 40 Activities Using the 7 Elements of Art and Design

In "Make Amazing Art, 40 Activities Using the 7 Elements of Art and Design", art teacher Sandi Henry introduces us to seven elements of... Read more
The New Colored Pencil

The New Colored Pencil

Learn to draw and paint using colored pencils in The New Colored Pencil, a how-to guide for creating vibrant, textured and easy art... Read more
Colored Pencil Painting Bible, Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultra-Realistic Effects

Colored Pencil Painting Bible, Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and...

Colored Pencil Painting Bible, Techniques for Achieving Luminous Color and Ultra-Realistic Effects by Alyona Nickelsen. Nickelsen’s... Read more
The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil By Gary Greene

The Ultimate Guide to Colored Pencil By Gary Greene

Whether you’re new to colored pencils or perfecting advanced techniques, you’ll find the answers you need here in dozens of complete... Read more
Art of Drawing by Various Artists

Art of Drawing by Various Artists

The Art of Drawing: the Complete Course, offers techniques on achieving those first professional strokes to mastering composition, lighting... Read more
Classical Drawing Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice

Classical Drawing Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice

Classical Drawing Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice by Juliette Aristides. Juliette uses the works of Old... Read more
The Business of Being an Artist, Fourth Edition

The Business of Being an Artist, Fourth Edition

The Business of Being an Artist, Fourth Edition by Daniel Grant. In the fourth edition of this essential artists’ reference, art world... Read more
The Complete Guide to Basic Mat Cutting

The Complete Guide to Basic Mat Cutting

The Complete Guide to Basic Mat Cutting by Vivian C. Kistler. 2nd edition. Logan’s basic mat cutting book now has more illustrations and... Read more
Joe Miller Book Collection, Limited Edition, All 3 Books

Joe Miller Book Collection, Limited Edition, All 3 Books

Includes three books by 'Cheap Joe' Miller: Joe's Journals, The Art & Tales of a Sojourner, Old Watercolorists Never Die-They Just Wet... Read more
Joe's Journals, The Art & Tales of a Sojourner

Joe's Journals, The Art & Tales of a Sojourner

Joe’s Journals, The Art & Tales of a Sojourner by Joe Miller. Come walk with ol’ Cheap Joe himself along the streets of Joe’s hometown... Read more
Live & Learn, Expressive Drawing, A Practical Guide to Freeing the Artist Within

Live & Learn, Expressive Drawing, A Practical Guide to Freeing the Artist Within

Live & Learn, Expressive Drawing, A Practical Guide to Freeing the Artist Within by Steven Aimone. Aimone teaches an accessible style that... Read more
Old Watercolorists Never Die, They Just Wet Their Sheets

Old Watercolorists Never Die, They Just Wet Their Sheets

Old Watercolorists Never Die, They Just Wet Their Sheets by Joe Miller. Pharmacist turned artist, Joe Miller offers you a glimpse into his... Read more
One Night, Two Moons by Joe Miller

One Night, Two Moons by Joe Miller

One Night, Two Moons by Joe Miller. Joe, a pharmacist turned artist has always loved being a storyteller. After a visit to his neighbors... Read more
Make Amazing Art, 40 Activities Using the 7 Elements of Art and Design

Make Amazing Art, 40 Activities Using the 7 Elements of Art and Design

In "Make Amazing Art, 40 Activities Using the 7 Elements of Art and Design", art teacher Sandi Henry introduces us to seven elements of... Read more
Using Color In Your Art, Choosing Color for Impact and Pizzazz

Using Color In Your Art, Choosing Color for Impact and Pizzazz

Using Color In Your Art, Choosing Color for Impact and Pizzazz by Sandi Henry includes over 30 lessons/projects are themed around certain... Read more
Acrylic Painting Techniques, How to Master the Medium of Our Age

Acrylic Painting Techniques, How to Master the Medium of Our Age

Author Stephen Quiller has researched the most up-to-date materials available, the many and varied paints and mediums, and he gives good... Read more
Acrylic Revolution: New Tricks and Techniques for Working with the World's Most Versatile Medium

Acrylic Revolution: New Tricks and Techniques for Working with the World's Most...

Acrylic Revolution, New Tricks and Techniques for Working with the World's Most Versatile Medium, by Nancy Reyner is an essential... Read more
Brush with Acrylics: Painting the Easy Way

Brush with Acrylics: Painting the Easy Way

In Brush with Acrylics, Terry Harrison presents a refreshingly simple guide that is packed with excellent, easy-to-follow demonstrations... Read more
Color Choices, Making Color Sense out of Color Theory

Color Choices, Making Color Sense out of Color Theory

In Color Choices, Making Color Sense out of Color Theory, Stephen Quiller demonstrates ideas in watercolor, acrylic, gouache and ink in... Read more
Ready to Paint the Masters, VanGogh in Acrylics

Ready to Paint the Masters, VanGogh in Acrylics

Ready to Paint the Masters, VanGogh in Acrylics by Michael Sanders. Learn to paint like the masters in this inspiring series. Learn how to... Read more
Sculpting the Figure in Clay

Sculpting the Figure in Clay

In Sculpting the Figure in Clay, acclaimed portrait bust sculptor and author Peter Rubino teaches a master class in the essentials of... Read more
Ceramics: A Beginner's Guide to Tools and Techniques

Ceramics: A Beginner's Guide to Tools and Techniques

Ceramics: A Beginner's Guide to Tools and Techniques by Elisabeth Landberger and Mita Lundin. Covers the materials, tools, methods, and... Read more
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