‘All I want for Christmas…The Art Edition’ is your ultimate guide to gifts for artists.
First things first, let’s talk books because after all, that’s what we do…
The Joy of Sketch
First in, All I want for Christmas…The Art Edition, learn how to get real enjoyment from sketching the world around you. In this accessible guide, largely self-taught artist Jen Russell-Smith takes beginners by the hand and breaks down the barriers we face around sketching, and shows you how to begin with quick, loose sketches building your confidence and skills to draw spontaneously.
Learn to paint cute animals and wildlife in this free-and-easy approach to watercolor. Artist Natalia Skatula has a beautiful, whimsical style that will charm you through 12 simple step-by-step projects and over 100 worked examples.
Alcohol inks have exploded onto the art scene with the rise of fluid art techniques such as paint pouring. These accessible inks can be used to create stunning abstract art, even if you’re a total beginner. Through step-by-step tutorials and exercises, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started with alcohol ink and how to combine techniques into incredible, bold, and colorful, abstract art.
Next in ‘All I want for Christmas…The Art Edition’ is tools and materials!
We spoke with our expert authors, to find out exactly what would be perfect Christmas. Jen Russell-Smith recommends;
- Cult Pens
- Platinum Carbon Ink
- Pink Pig Sketchbooks
So pens, inks, and sketchbooks to accompany any of the above books could be a perfect gift for any artist in your life. A great selection to choose from to help re-ignite creativity. We hope this helps with your shopping – Merry Christmas!