• The Arts
      January 2018

      Flowers and Children

      by LIN Xi

      Lin Xi’s paintings distinguish themselves with innocence and delicacy expressed, which often pay attention to blossoms, children and small items. Lin’s paintings reveal her distinctive thoughts and reflections on nature, art and life. In th

    • The Arts
      June 2012

      Drawing & Painting Course II

      by Prosenjit

      We believe everyone can draw and paint. With this belief in mind, we already published Drawing and Painting Course for children who want to learn and master the art in a fun way. This book starts with the basics - lines, shades, texture, balance, harmony,

    • January 2014

      The Engraved Book

      by Xie Yufei

      Xie Yufei is the illustrator of Sanlian Life Weekly and several other books and magazines. The author shows his works from different periods, which give the traditional folk painting a modern style by combining the cartoon of living, line drawing, as w

    • The Arts
      January 2014

      Chinese Arts and Crafts Masters

      Tai Liping—New-year Painting

      by Wang Haixia

      This set of book introduces 57 artists who were conferred “Chinese Arts and Crafts Master”. They all have their unique skills with outstanding contributions. Each book has an interview with the master to show the unique technique and design concept to

    • January 2013

      Taohuawu Painting Printing

      by Zhang Wei

      This series introduces hundreds of Chinese traditional handicraft which started from Jiangsu province. It focuses on reorganizing and expressing the traditional handicraft in this area, and will be very helpful for understanding their origin and develo

    • The Arts
      July 2016

      On Painting

      by Lv Peng

      This is a collection of articles and essays on painting. In the book we can learn the author's ideas about painting and the analysis on contemperary art. The author tells us with academic views of painting in the past and future that paintings are simp

    • The Arts
      January 2019

      Painting ▪ Breath

      by Luo Hanlei

      Can you feel the breathe exuding out of the paintings when you appreciate them? Have you ever imaged that paintings, especially figure paintings, have their own lifes. Acting like human-beings, they breathe, have emotions... Now the painter Luo Hanlei

    • The Arts
      January 2018

      Useless Beauty

      by LIN Xi

      In Useless Beauty, Lin Xi analyzes the essential of art aesthetic education and shares the fun of Chinese calligraphy, the method of being focused, the cultivation of mental power and the way of learning art. From the perspective of a Chinese

    • Children's & YA
      August 2013

      Story of Water and Ink

      by Liang Peilong, Li Qingye

      This is a story about the friendship among water, ink and writing brush. They work together and create amazing paintings. The story introduces China’s traditional ink painting, and also tells people that water, ink and writing brush are all indis

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      September 2009

      A Masterclass in Drawing and Painting Landscapes

      Learn to produce beautiful landscapes in oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolour, pencil and charcoal

      by Sarah Hoggett Abigail Edgar

      An understanding of the various natural forms is vital to successful landscape art. Abigail Edgar

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      May 2010

      A Masterclass in Drawing and Painting Animals

      Learn to produce lively studies in oils, acrylics, pastels, ink, pencils and charcoal with expert step-by-step tutorials and 30 projets shown in more than 800 photographs

      by Jonathan Truss Sarah Hoggett

      Jonathan Truss expertly guides readers through artistic basics in the tutorial section. The movement of animals is discussed, and Jonathan CLICK HERE TO RE

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      June 2012



      by Sarah Hoggett,Vincent Milne Abigail Edgar

      These two books offer a complete practical guide to the art of painting. A Masterclass in Drawing and Painting the Human Figure guides students through human anatomy and posture to advanced techniques in capturing personality and life in portraits and cha

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      January 2013


      20 charming ideas for creating beautiful displays shown in more than 130 step-by-step photographs

      by Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell


    • Home & house maintenance
      March 2013


      A practical hands-on guide to painting any area in the home, with over 200 step-by-step pictures

      by Mike Lawrence

      Home decorating using paint can be a satisfying experience.With appropriate preparation and the correct application of paint, even an amateur will find it easy to end up with a professional result. This book will guide you every step of the way, from usin

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      October 2013


      25 inspirational projects with step-by-step guidance

      by Susie Stokoe

      The art of decorating textiles has been popular since ancient times and of all the natural fabrics silk is the most sought after. Increasingly sophisticated dyes have led to new and elaborate decorative techniques, but the real beauty of silk painting is

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      January 2014


      Using wax and paint to create inspired decorative items for the home, with 35 projects shown in 300 easy-to-follow photographs

      by Susie Stokoe

      Painting fabric is immensely satisfying and offers a world of creative possibilities. This inspirational book contains 35 stunning projects, ranging from clothing such as ties, camisoles, scarves and a sarong, to home furnishings such as cushion covers, w

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      August 2012


      Practical techniques and projects for beginners

      by Wendy Jelbert Ian Sidaway

      This is the complete practical introduction to watercolour painting techniques for beginners. Each technique is introduced as a step-by-step sequence that enables the reader to learn the brush stroke, and is accompanied by a short exercise to allow even c

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      November 2012


      How to create beautiful artworks of birds, fish, beetles and butterflies, with expert tutorials and 15 projects shown in more than 480 photographs and illustrations

      by Jonathan Truss Sarah Hoggett

      Birds, marine creatures and insects are fascinating subjects in art, and this book demonstrates how to draw and paint them, step by step. Tutorials show how to depict birds <a href="http://www.annesspublishing.com/mint_pageturn/excite/preview/809271224

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      November 2012


      How to create beautiful artworks of mammals, amphibians and reptiles, with expert tutorials and 14 projects shown in more than 470 photographs and illustrations

      by Jonathan Truss Sarah Hoggett

      This accessible and inspiring book shows how to draw and paint a wide variety of mammals, from learning to capture the texture of fur and skin to creating beautifully composed portraits. The book contains a series of stepby- step projects covering cats, d

    • Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts
      September 2014


      Learn to produce beautiful compositions in oils, acrylics, gouache, waterpaints, pencils and charcoal

      by Sarah Hoggett Abigail Edgar

      One of the most popular subjects for artists, landscapes are a constant source of inspiration, making us want to convey their beauty, atmosphere and meanings. This practical book offers budding artists the chance to learn from experienced art tutors, and

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