We here at Best Books For Creatives know how much work and effort goes into studying your craft. Besides the hours of practice required to master any creative medium, there is the vast amount of time spent learning to be the best you can be. Classes, online courses and tutorials are a great way to learn. But there’s something to be said about the tried and true method of learning from the printed page. That’s why we created this site. We want to give you a heads start by providing you with our lists of the best books available for whatever creative outlet you’re pursuing. Happy reading.
Using wood pallets for woodworking projects is not a new concept. They are relatively easy to acquire and very inexpensive, if not free. Since the introduction of shipping pallets as a foundation for moving goods, woodworkers have reclaimed and repurposed wood pallets...
There’s something meditative about working a block of clay into the desired shape. And whether you’re making something for yourself, as a gift for a loved one, or selling at a craft fair, learning pottery will bring you many hours of enjoyment.
Considered to be one of the most versatile woodworking tools, the wood router is a staple in any carpenter's shop. The rotating blade that extends past the router's flat base is used for creating fine edges, perfect groves, cutouts, and so much more. Either hand-held...
Wire jewelry making is an excellent way to supplement your income. These inexpensive and yet precious pieces of jewelry are coveted at gift shops, markets and fairs. They’re often in such demand that before you know it, people will be flocking to you for more.
Backyard woodworking projects offer a perfect opportunity for both novice woodworkers and expert craftsmen to hone their skills while enhancing their outdoor living space.
If you’ve been thinking of getting into woodworking, there’s no better time than the present. These woodworking books for beginners are great resources to help you get started in the right direction and ensure you enjoy this enjoyable pastime for many years to come.
The advantage of painting still life over other subjects is the freedom it gives an artist to experiment with the arrangement of the various elements while composing their painting. Still life painting is favourite amongst painters for exploring different painting styles, surfaces and mediums.
Whether it’s intricate scroll work on a classic piece of furniture or whittling a stray branch by the campfire, woodcarving has been around ever since the invention of tools. An art form in of itself, woodcarving is a skill and talent practised around the world by both young and old.
They say artists are born and not made. We here at Best Books For Creatives don’t believe that statement. There are plenty of examples of amazing artists getting to where they are through shear practice and determination. With the proper resources, in this case books, nearly anyone can learn to be an artist.
Nobody knows the origins of knitting, but what we do know is that knitting is an art form that is practised today in every corner of the world and by every class of citizen. Knitting is one of the easiest and most economical ways to produce clothing, A basic human...
There is no denying that with the ever growing popularity of Manga and Anime the need for illustrators is expanding as well. Here at Best Books For Creatives, we’ve put together our list of the top books that teach you how to draw Manga.
If you’ve been thinking of giving woodturning a try, there’s no better time than the present. We’ve put together a list of turning books we think are sure to lead you in the right direction regardless of your experience and ensure you enjoy this enjoyable pastime.
Airbrushing is a wonderful medium, but mastering the various tips and techniques to be good takes time and practice. That’s why we here at Best Books For Creatives decided to put together a list of the best airbrushing for beginners books.
It was in the 80s when it became cool to draw comic books, Nowadays, with the emergence of blockbuster movies and television shows based on popular comic books, being able to draw comic books is not only cool, but it’s become a respected art form that anyone can try.
Wedding photography, capturing those once in a lifetime moments can be both magical as well as stressful. That’s why we at Best Books For Creatives have put together a list of wedding photography books to help you learn and perfect the craft of capturing matrimonial memories.
Ah, the face. Portrait painting is one of the most challenging of all the artistic impressions. Being off by even the slightest can ruin a portrait. But when you get everything right, it’s magical.
How hard is it to draw hands? Ask any artist and they’ll tell you it’s one of the hardest parts of illustrating the human body. With so many joints and possible positions, it’s no wonder hands are the bane of many artists. You could draw the perfect figure but if you get the hands wrong the illustration will haunt you.
Scrapbooking is a wonderful way to preserve and showcase your precious memories, and what better way to learn how to do it than through scrapbooking books aimed at beginners. We’ve put together a list of our best picks of scrapbooking books to help you get started.
A great logo design is the cornerstone of any successful brand. Without it, consumers have nothing to associate with the business they are dealing with. Here are the best logo design books to help teach and inspire you in your logo design career.