Recommended reading list for study

Here’s a listing of books I have found very useful for my own study, and thus highly recommend these books to my students. Included here are picture books, instruction how-to books, and books on theory. They are highly practical, based on tried and true methods of learning to draw and paint. They are grouped in categories for your convenience.


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“When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you- a tree, a house, a field, or whatever. Merely think "Here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow," and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and shape, until it gives you own na├»ve impression of the scene before you.”

by Claude Monet

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