Best Books For Learning To Draw

Mar 27, 2019 | Illustration, Visual Arts | 0 comments

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, learning to draw is a skill anyone can learn.

Art is subjective, what one person views as amateurish another person will view as brilliance. This allows anyone, regardless of their skill level to enjoy the creative pastime as they are learning to draw for their own purpose.

It doesn’t matter if you are new to illustrating or a seasoned master, there is always room for improvement and regardless of your level you will never stop learning to draw. That’s what we’re here to help you with. We’ve compiled our list of the best books for learning to draw in order to help you improve your skills, your knowledge and simply provide you with great reference material to learn from. With so many great learning to draw books to choose from, it was difficult to narrow it down, but we feel that this list covers a wide enough offering to satisfy any artist.


Our Top Pick

Our Top Pick for the best learning to draw book is You Can Draw In 30 Days: The Fun, Easy Way to Learn to Draw in One Month or Less by Mark Kistler. Kistler is an Emmy award-winning, long time PBS host. In his book he’ll teach you the secrets of sophisticated three-dimensional renderings, and make it fun along the way. All it takes is 20 minutes per day for an entire month and you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish. 

Drawing is an acquired skill, not a talent. Anyone can learn to draw! All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and the willingness to tap into your hidden artistic abilities.

Here is our list of the best learning to draw books including our top pick.

If you know of any good drawing reference books that we’ve missed, please be sure to share it in the comments below.

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