Best Books on Drawing and Painting

We spent several hours researching the best books about drawing and painting. Do you want to become a more skilled painter or just start to learn the necessary techniques. We sat out to create the ultimate list on the topic – by reviewing what drawing and painting books that gets recommended the most. With the mission to create the ultimate list of drawing and painting books – we reviewed more than 108 books and narrowed it down to a list of 10 books that got the most recommendations.

#1 Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain

recommended by 33%

#2 Drawing For The Absolute Beginner

recommended by 28%

#3 How To Draw What You See

recommended by 22%

#4 Keys To Drawing

recommended by 22%

#5 Drawing The Head And Hands

recommended by 17%

#6 The Natural Way To Draw: A Working Plan For Art Study

recommended by 17%

#7 Figure Drawing: Design And Invention

recommended by 17%

#8 Light For Visual Artists: Understanding & Using Light In Art & Design

recommended by 11%

#9 Vilppu Drawing Manual

recommended by 11%

#10 Figure Drawing For All It’s Worth

recommended by 11%

Best Books on Art

We spent several hours researching books about art. To find the most interesting and important art books. With the mission to create the ultimate list – we set out to see what art books are being recommended the most. Reviewing more than 12 sources and 138 art books. Here you go: The most recommended books on art:

#1 Separate Cinema

recommended by 7%

#2 100 Illustrators

recommended by 7%

#3 Art That Changed The World

recommended by 7%

#4 The Art Of Pin-up

recommended by 7%

#5 The Collins Big Book Of Art

recommended by 7%

#6 The Modern Art Cookbook

recommended by 7%

#7 Steal Like An Artist

recommended by 7%

#8 Girl With A Pearl Earring

recommended by 7%

#9 The Goldfinch

recommended by 7%

#10 Come The Morning

recommended by 3%