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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
The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure Drawing, A Contemporary Perspective on the Classical Tradition

The Artist's Complete Guide to Figure Drawing, A Contemporary Perspective on the...

The Artist’s Complete Guide to Figure Drawing, A Contemporary Perspective on the Classical Tradition by Anthony Ryder. Useable tricks that... Read more
The Treasures of Michelangelo

The Treasures of Michelangelo

The Treasures of Michelangelo by William E. Wallace presents an overview of the famed artist, drawing from his numerous poems, artwork,... Read more
Power Color, Master Color Concepts for All Media

Power Color, Master Color Concepts for All Media

Power Color, Master Color Concepts for All Media by Caroline Jasper. A comprehensive book about color. 144 pages, softback. Read more
Art & Fear, Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

Art & Fear, Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

Art & Fear, Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles and Ted Orland. Commit your future to your own hands,... Read more
Collage Discovery Workshop: Make Your Own Collage Creations Using Vintage Photos

Collage Discovery Workshop: Make Your Own Collage Creations Using Vintage Photos

Collage Discovery Workshop, Make Your Own Collage Creations Using Vintage Photos, Found Objects and Ephemera by Claudine Hellmuth. Develop... 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
Art of Drawing Manga

Art of Drawing Manga

Art of Drawing Manga by by Sergi Camara, Vanessa Duran. Find out how to move from frame to frame, change settings, imbue a protagonist with... 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
Art & Fear, Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

Art & Fear, Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking

Art & Fear, Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles and Ted Orland. Commit your future to your own hands,... Read more
Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists

Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists

Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists by Tad Crawford. A complete set of business and legal forms, including sample contracts, for your... Read more
Legal Guide for the Visual Artist, Fifth Edition

Legal Guide for the Visual Artist, Fifth Edition

The fifth edition of the "Legal Guide for the Visual Artist" is completely revised and updated to provide an in-depth view of the legal... Read more
Talent is Just the Beginning, An Artists' Guide to Marketing in the 21st Century

Talent is Just the Beginning, An Artists' Guide to Marketing in the 21st Century

Talent is Just the Beginning, An Artists' Guide to Marketing in the 21st Century by Bette Ridgeway. The book is inspiring and informative... 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
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 Innovation, Styles and Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary Artists

Acrylic Innovation, Styles and Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary Artists

Acrylic Innovation, Styles and Techniques Featuring 64 Visionary Artists by Nancy Reyner. Takes you outside your comfort zone. Have fun and... 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
Capturing Light in Acrylics

Capturing Light in Acrylics

Capturing Light in Acrylics by John Hammond and Robin Capon. As well as presenting an overview of materials and methods specific to... Read more
Sculpting the Figure in Clay

Sculpting the Figure in Clay

Sculpting the Figure in Clay by Peter Rubino. Acclaimed portrait bust sculptor and author Peter Rubino teaches a master class in the... 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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