Call for Submissions: David and Charles Practical Art Books

We are opening a submissions window between 1st April and 30th May for new practical art books. This is an exciting opportunity for both emerging and established artists who love to teach their techniques step by step. Speaking of the opportunity Publishing Director Ame Verso said: “David and Charles has a long history of publishing some of […]

intro to botanical painting watercolour

Introduction to Botanical Painting

Join Botanical artist Rachel Pedder Smith for this introduction to botanical illustration and learn how to build up layers of watercolour to create an almost photo-like painting of a bell pepper. This course is brought to you by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in partnership with David and Charles. Watercolour has always been the predominant […]

kew gardens course

Capturing the Inner Beauty of Flowers in Pen and Ink

This online course from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is brought to you in partnership with David and Charles and is launching soon. You can embark on a journey into botanical illustration – a very enjoyable art form that requires attention to detail, focussing your attention on the astounding variation found in nature. Pen and […]

100 ways to draw book

A conversation with David Webb

We sat down with David Webb, creator of 101 Ways to Draw to talk all things art, and here’s what he had to say: Tell us a little bit about yourself? I’ve been working as an artist for about 40 years, first as an illustrator and then later as an artist/tutor. When I worked as […]

365 days of kawaii drawing

Guide to drawing Kawaii style!

Want to take your sketching from sad to super? Or maybe you want to try drawing Kawaii style for the first time!? We’ve got just what you need! 365 Days of Kawaii is the ultimate guide for the young, and young at heart, that want to draw these beautiful Kawaii motifs! From drawing food items […]

All I want for Christmas...The Sewing Edition

All I want for Christmas…The Art Edition

‘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 […]