Painting Books

Blick carries a wide selection of painting books for beginners, pros, and everyone in between. Learn a variety of acrylic, oil, watercolor, sumi, and encaustic techniques. Color theory books are great for beginners and getting fresh color inspiration. Learn key concepts, color mixing, and more. Study the color wheel and topics such as hue, saturation, and temperature.

Some painting books focus on a particular subject, like landscapes or still lifes. Others offer a well-rounded approach that touches on a variety of subjects and techniques. Many introduce readers to essential tools and include step-by-step instructions and full-color photos.