Check these and other books in your local library and if you find them especially instructive and helpful then search for them by subject on the Internet, visit specialist stores, such as Michaels Art and Craft stores, or buy those books that inspire you most in book stores and through Amazon.
Tanyas Art Bookshelf:
·Wildlife Art, Selected by Alan Singer, (Rockport Pub., 1999) ·The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks by Lin Wellford (North Light Books,1994) ·Painting Pets on Rocks by Lin Wellford (North Light Books,2000) ·Stencil Collection: Seashore Designs by Denise Westcott Taylor (Select Editions, 1998 Merehurst Ltd) ·The Creative Stencil Source Book by Patricia Meehan with Les Meehan (Collins and Brown, 1998) ·The Country Diary Book of Stencilling by Jane Cheshire, Rowena Stott (Bloomsbury Books, 1988 Craft/beads/Mosaics, etc:
·Creative Touches: How to Add Flaire to Readyto-Wear (Leisure Arts, 1992) ·The Beaded Home by Katherine Duncan Aimone (Lark Books, Sterling Pub. Co. Inc, 2001) ·Easy Mosaics for your Home and Garden by Sarah Donnelly (North Light Books, 2001) ·Crazy Mosaic by Tracy Graivier Bell (and S Kelly), (Pub: Laurel Glen, 2000) ·Outdoor Mosaic by Emma Biggs and Tessa Hunkin (Breslich & Foss Ltd, 2001) ·Fabric Mosaics by Terence Beesley & Trice Boerens (Martingale and Co, 1999) Glass Paining: ·The Glass Painting Book by Jane Dunsterville (David & Charles, 1996) ·Glass Painting Projects by Jane and John Dunsterville (David & Charles, 1998) ·Painting Glass in a Weekend by Moira Neal and Lynda Howarth (New Holland Pub, 1997)
·Beginners Guide to Silk Painting by Mandy Southan (Search Press, 1997) ·Silk Painting: New Ideas and Textures by Jill Kennedy and Jane Varrall (Dover Pub., 1994 ·The Complete Guide to Silk Painting by Susanne Hahn (Fitzhenry & Whiteside,1995) ·Oriental Painting Course: by Wang Jian nana, Cai Xiaolic with Dawn Young (Watson Guptill, 1997 ·Chinese Painting Technieques for Exquisite Watercolors by Lian Quan Zhen (North Light Books, 2000) ·Watercolor Painting: Basic Flower Painting Techniques in Watercolor by Rachel Rubin Wolf (North Light Books, 1996) ·Painting Watercolour Florals that Glow by Jan Kunz (Studio Vista, 1993) ·Vibrant Watercolours by Hazel Soan (Harper Collins, 2000) · Cats, Drawing and Painting in Watrcolour by Lesley Fotherby (Michael OMara Books Ltd, 1993) ·Painting Landscapes in Watercolors - Easy Painting and Drawing Series (Barrons Educational Series, 1996) ·Keys to Painting Fur & Feathers, edited by Rachel Rubin Wolf (North Light Books, 1999) ·Practical Watercolour Techniques by Sarah Buckley (Tiger Books Intl, 1991) ·Flowers in the Landscape by Jills Bays (By David & Charles, 1995) ·The Complete Step-by-Step Watercolour Course by Michael Whittlesea, (Chancellor Press, 1992) ·The One-Hour Waterlorist by Patrick Seslar (North Lights, 2001) ·Series by Barronseg. Still Life www.barronseduc.com ·Art Class edited by Kent Howard (Quadrillion Pub, 1995) ·The Half-Hour Painter by Alwyn Crawshaw (Ted Smart, 1989)
·Painting & Drawing by Thomas Crabb (Treasure Pressure, 1981) - The Drawing and Painting Course by Angelad Gair (Abbeydale press, 1996)