"Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picasso
Nothing captures imagination, divides opinion, or inspires creativity like art. From the earliest cave drawings, to Renaissance
masters Da Vinci
, right up to modern street artists Banksy
, humankind have always been drawn to and inspired by art. Whether you're looking for inspiration, want to learn a new artistic skill, or want to learn about famous artists throughout history, QBD has the book for you in our fabulous Art range.
Are you interested in art history
? Want to learn about the great artists of the world? We have a huge range of books about art history
and master artists for you to browse. There are books on artists like Vincent Van Gogh
, Leonardo Da Vinci
, and Claude Monet
or general art history
Perhaps modern art
is more your style? We have a range of street art titles, including books on Banksy
, Australian street art
, and street art
from around the world. There's also a great selection of books on tattoo artistry
, including the Tattoo Sourcebook
, an excellent source book for tattoo designs, and books by artist and L.A. Ink star Kat Von D
Maybe you're wanting to hone your own artistic skills? QBD has a fantastic range of titles that are great for learning a new artistic skill
. Learn to draw
with a book like The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing
; get advice on mixing paints from the Colour Mixing Bible; or brush up on your manga drawing skills with Shojo Manga: Pop and Romance.
But art's not just about drawing or painting - there are many other ways to express your creativity. We have a broad range of titles on all different types of art and craft, including books on origami and paper craft, sewing and knitting, jewellery making, and digital photography. Or you could let yourself be swept up in the adult colouring book craze - we have an amazing array of adult colouring books just waiting for your individual artistry.
Whatever it is that inspires you, QBD is sure to have a book in our Art section to get your creative juices flowing â€“ so pop in and have a browse today!