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Inspirational Art Books

Learn, Create, and Teach, Clara Lieu, RISD Adjunct Professor

Prof Lieu’s pick
Learn, Create & Teach

Clara Lieu

Nervous Breakdowns

Jordan’s pick
Nervous Breakdowns
LeSean Thomas

Genesis of Urbance

Jordan’s pick
Genesis of Urbance

Joel Dos Reis Veigas and Sébastien Larroudé

Understanding Comics

Prof Lieu & Jordan’s pick
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art

Scott McCloud

Prince of Egypt

Jordan’s pick
The Prince of Egypt

Charles Solomon

Color and Light

Jordan’s pick
Color and Light

James Gurney

Imaginative Realism

Jordan’s pick
Imaginative Realism

James Gurney

Calvin and Hobbes

Prof Lieu’s pick
The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

Bill Watterson

Ed Emberley

Prof Lieu’s pick
Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals
Ed Emberley

Ed Emberley

Prof Lieu’s pick
Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book: Make a World
Ed Emberley

Ed Emberley

Prof Lieu’s pick
Ed Emberley’s Big Green Drawing Book
Ed Emberley

Ed Emberley

Prof Lieu’s pick
Ed Emberley’s Big Purple Drawing Book

Ed Emberley

Complete Printmaker

Prof Lieu’s pick
The Complete Printmaker: Techniques, Traditions, Innovations
John Ross, Clare Romano, Tim Ross

Twyla Tharp
Vitamin D

Prof Lieu’s pick
Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawing
Emma Dexter

Votive

Lauryn’s Pick
Votive

Adam Lee

Bonnard

Lauryn’s Pick
Bonnard

Sarah Whitfield, John Elderfield

Griffin and Sabine

Lauryn’s Pick
Griffin & Sabine

Nick Bantock

Chromophobia

Lauryn’s Pick
Chromophobia

David Batchelor

House of Leaves

Lauryn’s Pick
House of Leaves

Mark Z. Danielewski

Ways of Seeing

Lauryn’s Pick
Ways of Seeing

John Berger

The Artist's Guide

Lauryn’s Pick
The Artist’s Guide

Jackie Battenfield

Tell me Something Good

Lauryn’s Pick
Tell Me Something Good

Jarrett Earnest

Moana

Jordan’s Pick
The Art of Moana
Jessica Julius, Maggie Malone

Black Panther

Jordan’s Pick
Black Panther: The Art of the Movie

Eleni Roussos

Line Art Challenge

Jordan’s Pick
The Line Art Challenge

Eric Ng

Battle Cry

Jordan’s Pick
Battle Cry: the art of Samurai Champloo
Geneon Entertainment

birds of america

Lauryn’s Pick
The Birds of America

John James Audubon

environments

Jordan’s Pick
How to Draw Environments
Scott Robertson

hi cat

Hi, Cat!
Ezra Jack Keats

goggles

Goggles!
Ezra Jack Keats

letter to amy

A Letter to Amy
Ezra Jack Keats

peters chair

Peter’s Chair
Ezra Jack Keats

snowy day

The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats

Pet Show!

Pet Show!
Ezra Jack Keats

apt 3

Apt. 3
Ezra Jack Miller

whistle for willie

Whistle for Willie
Ezra Jack Keats

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