RECOMMENDED READING

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Drawing

The Practice and Science of Drawing by Harold Speed, Dover Publications, 2003 [Required]
The Human Figure by John H Vanderpoel, Dover Publications Inc, 2000
Charles Bargue and Jean-Leon Gerome: Drawing Course by Gerald M Ackerman, Graydon Parrish, 2007
Life Drawing by George Bridgman, Dover Publications Inc, 1972
FigureDrawing for all it’s worth by Andrew Loomis, 1943

Painting

Oil Painting Techniques and Materials by Harold Speed, Dover Publications, 1987
The Practice of Oil Painting and of Drawing as Associated with it by Solomon Joseph Solomon, Seeley, Co, 1941
The Science and Practice of Oil Painting by Harold Speed, Dover Publications, 1949

Anatomy

Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist by Stephen Rogers Peck, OUP USA, 1982
Constructive Anatomy by George Bridgman, Dover Publications Inc, 1974
Human Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form by Eliot Goldfinger, OUP USA, 1992
The Artist;s Guide to Human Anatomy by Gottfried Bammes, Dover Publication Inc 2004

Sculpture

Modelling and Sculpting the Human Figure, Edouard Lanteri, Dover Publications, Inc. New York 1965 [Required]
The Mouldmaker’s Handbook, Jean-Pierre Delpech and Mark-Andre Figueres, A & C Black, London 2001
Mouldmaking and Casting, Nick Brooks, The Crowood Press Ltd, Ramsbury 2005
Clay Modelling and Plaster Casting with numerous angravings and diagrams by Paul N Hasluck, Cassell and Company Limited, London, 1908
Looking at European Sculpture: A Guide to Technical Terms by Jane Bassett and Peggy Fogelman, Getty Publications, 1997
Modelling and Sculpture by Albert Toft, Dover Publications Inc, 2004
Modelling and Sculpting Animals by Édouard Lantéri, 1986 Modelling for Sculpture -
A Book for the Beginner by Gilbert Bayes, Winsor & Newton Ltd, London, 1932
Sculpture since 1945 by Edward Lucie-Smith, Universe Publishing, 1987
The Manual of Sculpting Techniques by John Plowman, A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 2003
The Sculpting Techniques Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for Both Beginner and Experienced Sculptors by Claire Waite Brown, Chartwell Books, 2006
The Technique of Sculpture by John W Mills, B T Batsford, 1965

ART TECHNIQUE

A Brush with God: An Icon Workbook by Peter Pearson, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2005
A Handbook of Anatomy for Art Students by Arthur Thomson, The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1906
An Atlas of Animal Anatomy for Artists by W Ellenberger, Dover Publications Inc, 1966
An Introduction to Perspective by Ray Smith, 1995
Anatomical Diagrams for the Use of Art Students by James M Dunlop, G Bell & Sons, London, 1915
Anatomy: Anatomy for Students and Teachers by Walter T Foster, Foster Art Service Inc, 1970
Anatomy for Artists by John Marshall, Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1878
Anatomy Lessons from the Great Masters: 100 Great Figure Drawings Analysed by RobertBeverly Hale and Terence Coyle Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, US, 2007
Animal Anatomy for Artists: The Elements of Form by Eliot Goldfinger, Oxford University Press, 2004
Animal Painting and Anatomy by Frank Calderon, Dover Publications Inc, 1975
Animals in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge, Dover Publications Inc, 2000
Artists’ Pigments: A Handbook of Their History and Characteristics Vol I by Robert L Feller, Ashok Roy, Elizabeth West Fitzhugh, Oxford University Press, 1994
Artists’ Pigments: A Handbook of Their History and Characteristics Vol II by Ashok Roy (Editor), Oxford University Press, 1994
Artists’ Pigments: A Handbook of Their History and Characteristics Vol III by Elizabeth West Fitzhugh (Editor), Oxford University Press, 1994
Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist by Stephen Rogers Peck, OUP, USA, 1982
Botanical Illustration by Valerie Oxley, The Crowood Press Ltd, 2008Bridgman’s Complete Guide to Drawing from Life by George B Bridgman, Sterling, 2009
Capturing Radiant Light and Color in Oils and Soft Pastels by Susan Sarback, North Light Books, 2007
Carving Classic Female Faces in Wood: A How-To Reference for Carvers and Sculptors by Ian Norbury, Fox Chapel Publishing, 2006
Cast Drawing using the Sight Size Approach by Darren R Rausar, Velatura Press, 2007
Catalogue of Casts for Schools Including Casts of Most of the Statues which the Board of Education have approved in their Regulations for the Art Examinations, as suitable for Study in Schools of Art by William Binns Smith, D Brucciani & Co, London, 1922
Charles Bargue: Cours de dessin by Gerald M Ackerman, Art Creation Realisation, 2003
Classical Drawing Atelier by Juliette Aristides, Watson Guptill Publications/New York, 2006
Draw: How to Master the Art by Jeffery Camp, Dorling Kindersley, 1981
Drawing Hands and Feet: Form, Proportions, Gestures and Actions by Giovanni Civardi, Search Press Ltd, 2005
Drawing Landscapes by Ronald Swanwick, Search Press, 2001
Drawing Lessons from the Great Masters by Robert Beverly Hale, Watson Guptill Publications, New York, 1965
Drawing Light and Shade: Understanding Chiaroscuro by Giovanni Civardi, Search Press Ltd, 2006
Drawing Masterclass by Ron Bowen, Ebury Press, 1992
Drawing Realistic Textures in Pencil by J D Hillberry, North Light Books, 1999
Drawing, Seeing and Observation by Ian Simpson, A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 2003
Drawing the Draped Figure by George B Bridgman, Dover Publications Inc, 2001
Drawing the Female Form by George B Bridgman and Ben Pinchot, Dover Publications Inc, 2005
Drawing the Human Head by Burne Hogarth, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, 1989
Dynamic Anatomy by Burne Hogarth, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, US, 2003
Dynamic Figure Drawing: A New Approach to Drawing the Moving Figure in Deep Space and Foreshortening by Burne Hogarth, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1996
Dynamic Light and Shade: How to Render and Invent Light and Shade – The Key to Three-dimensional Form in Drawing and Painting by Burne Hogarth, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, US, 1992
Dynamic Wrinkles and Drapery: Solutions for Drawing the Clothed Figure by Burne Hogarth, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, US, 1995
Elmentary Artistic Anatomy of the Human Body by J Fau, Bailliere, Tindall & Cox, London, 1900
Formulas for Painters by Robert Massey, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1988
Heads, Features and Faces by George B Bridgman, Dover Publications Inc, 1975
How to Paint in Oils by Paul Wyeth and Tom Horobin, Elek Books, London, 1958Guide to Landscape Painting by J F Carlson, Dover Publications Inc, 1973Introduction to Water Colours by Ray Smith, Dorling Kindersley, 1998
Learning to Paint by Bernard Dunstan, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1972
Leonardo on Painting edited by Martin Kemp, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1989
Lessons on Shading by W E Sparkes, Dover Publications Inc, 2007
Life Drawing by Bridget Woods, The Crowood Press Ltd, 2003
Life Drawing in Charcoal by Douglas R Graves, Dover Publications Inc, 2003
Light and Colour in the Outdoors by M G J Minnaert, Springer, New York, 1993
Marine Painting by Francoise Coffrant, New Holland Publishers Ltd, 2008
Materials and Techniques of Medieval Painting by Daniel V Thompson, Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1956
Methods and Materials of Painting of the Great Schools and Masters Vols. I & II by Sir Charles Eastlake
Oil Painting by Stephen Bone, 1959
Oil Painting for the Serious Beginner: Basic Lessons in Becoming a Good Painter by Steve Allrich, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, 2004
Oil Painting Secrets from a Master by Linda Cateura, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 1995
On Painting by Leon Battista Alberti, translated by John R Spencer, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1956
Original Treatises on the Art of Painting by Mary P Merrifield, Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1967
Painters on Painting edited by Eric Protter, Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1997
Painting: A Complete Guide by Kenneth Jameson, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1975
Painting Better Landscapes: Specific Ways to Improve Your Oils by Margaret Kessler, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, 1992
Painting in Oils by Bertram Nicholls, The Studio Publications, 1945
Painting Materials: A Short Encyclopedia by Rutherford J Gettens and George L Stout, Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1966
Painting Sea and Shore: A complete guide to the technique of Marine Painting in oils by Harry Russell Ballinger, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1966
Painting the Impressionist Landscape: Lessons in Interpreting Light and Color by Lois Griffel, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, 2009
Painting the Outdoors Inside: Capture the Vitality of Outdoor Painting in Your Studio with Oils by Kevin Macpherson, North Light Books, 2007
Perspective for Artists by Rex Vicat Cole, Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1976
Perspective Made Easy by Ernest Norling, Dover Publications Inc, 1999
Portrait Painting by Margaret Fitzhugh Browne, I Pitman & Sons, 1933
Portrait Painting Step by Step by Frank Slater, Jenkins, 1963
Problem Solving for Oil Painters: Recognizing What’s Gone Wrong and How to Make It Right by Gregg Kreutz, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, 1997
Raw Colours with Pastels by Mark Leach, Batsford Ltd, 2009
Sea and Sky in Oils by Roy Lang, Search Press Ltd 2007
Starting to Paint Still Life by Bernard Dunstan, Studio Vista, 1969
The Art and Technique of Oil Painting by Frederic Taubes, 1963
The Artist & the Nude – An Anthology of Drawings by Mervyn Levy, Barrie & Jenkins Ltd, Norwich, 1970
The Artist’s Complete Guide to Drawing the Head by William Maughan, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, US, 2004
The Artistic Anatomy of the Horse: A brief Description of the various Anatomical Structures by Hugh W Armstead, Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, London, 1900
The Artist’s Complete Guide to Drawing the Head by William Maughan, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, US, 2004
The Artists’ Craft by James Ayres, Guild Publishing, 1985
The Artist’s Guide to Animal Anatomy by Gottfried Bammes, Dover Publications Inc, 2005
The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques by Ralph Mayer, 1991
The Book of a Hundred Hands by George B Bridgman, Dover Publications Inc, 1972
The Book of Art: Cennino Cennini edited by Daniel V Thompson, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1932
The Complete Guide to Painting Water by Bert N Petri, North Light Books, 2008
The Encyclopedia of Pastel Techniques: A Unique A-Z Directory of Pastel Painting Techniques
Plus Guidance on How Best to Use Them by Judy Martin, Search Press Ltd, 2001
The Encyclopedia of Watercolour Techniques: A Step-by-step Visual Directory, with an Inspirational Gallery of Finished Works by Hazel Harrison, Search Press Ltd, 2004
The Enjoyment and Use of Color by Walter Sargent, Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1923
The Golden Section by Hans Walser, Mathematical Association of America, 2001
The Human Figure in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge, Dover Publications Inc, 2000
The Human Machine by George B Bridgman, Dover Publications Inc, 1972
The Materials of the Artist by Max Doerner, Harcourt Brace International, 2003
The Nude: Understanding the Elements of Life Drawing by Giovanni Civardi, Search Press Ltd, 2007
The Oil Painter’s Bible: The Essential Reference for the Practicing Artist by Marilyn Scott, Search Press Ltd, 2005
The Oil Painter’s Pocket Palette by Rosalind Cuthbert, Search Press Ltd, 2008
The Painter’s Methods and Materials by A P Laurie, Dover Publications Inc, New York, 1967
The Pastel Artist’s Bible by Claire Waite Brown, Search Press Ltd, 2006
The Pastel Handbook by Ettore Maiotti, BCA, 1991
The Pastel Book by Bill Creevy, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, 1999
The Pastelist’s Year: Painting the Four Seasons in Pastel by Elizabeth Mowry, Watson-Guptill Publications Inc, 2001
The Rudiments of Figure Drawing by Roland Alston
Traditional Oil Painting: Advanced Techniques and Concepts from the Renaissance to the Present by Virgil Elliott, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2007
Watercolour Flower Portraits by Billy Showell, Search Press Ltd, 2006
Watercolour Fruit and Vegetable Portraits by Billy Showell, Search Press Ltd, 2009

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