Technique and Reference:

**** (4 star) The Artistic Anatomy of Trees Their Structure & Treatment in Painting with 515 illustrations by Rex Vicat Cole. This Dover edition, first published in 1965, is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published by Seeley, Service & Co., Ltd., London, in 1915.  (Link to quotes from this book)

***** (5 star) Art Fundamentals, theory and Practice by Ocvirk, Stinson, Wigg, Bone and Cayton

***** (5 star) Artist’s Color Manual, The Complete Guide to Working With Color by Simon Jennings

***** (5 star) Painter’s Guide to Color by Stephen Quiller

***** (5 star) Color Choices, Making color sense out of color theory by Stephen Quiller

***** (5 star) Traditional Oil Painting, Advanced Techniques and Concepts from the Renaissance to the Present by Virgil Elliott

***** (5 star) 7 Keys to Great Paintings by Jane R. Hofstetter

***** (5 star) Blue and Yellow Don’t Make Green by Michael Wilcox

****   (4 star) Color Workbook by Becky Koenig

****   (4 star) Masterful Color, vibrant colored pencil paintings layer by layer by Arlene Steinberg

***     (3 star) Color Mixing The Van Wyke Way, A manual for oil painters by Helen Van Wyk

***** (5 star) Interaction of Color by Josef Albers

***** (5 star) The Watercolorist’s Complete Guide to Color by Tom Hill

***** (5 star) Confident Color, an artist’s guide to harmony, contrast and unity by Nita Leland

****   (4 star) Bridgman’s Life Drawing by George B. Bridgman

***** (5 star) Painting People in Watercolor, a Design Approach by Alex Powers

***** (5 star) Anatomy for the Artist by Sarah Simblet

***** (5 star) The Artist’s Way, A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron

***** (5 star) The Zen of Seeing by Frederick Franck

***** (5 Star) Watercolor Secrets by Charles Reid

***** (5 Star) Watercolor Solutions by Charles Reid

***** (5 Star) Portrait Painting in Watercolor by Charles Reid

***** (5 Star) My Way With Watercolor … a three-value approach by Claude Croney

**** (4 Star) Solving the Mystery of Watercolor by David Taylor and Ron Ranson

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