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Guerrilla Marketing for Artists (Barney Davey)

Guerrilla Marketing for Artists teaches starters how to win by taking small steps. The book focuses on winning the right people who can support your endeavor of becoming successful. It also teaches how to win fans and supporters. Why this book is a must-read: You’ll learn how to exhaust marketing resources and tools. And it gives you tips on how you can gain loyal collectors who patronize your work.

Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter (James Gurney Art)

James Gurney is back with a powerful book to offer young painters, Color and light: A Guide for the Realist Painter. It gives detailed information on how light affects the pigments and your painting as a whole. Why is this book a must-read: If you are a starter in painting, this book will help you a lot. You will understand the concept of lighting and how to apply it in your painting.

Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking (David Bayles and Ted Orland)

Art & Fear shares what it feels like to be an artist. It shows the realities of artist before and today. Ted and David share their experiences as artists and how they rise above every struggle they met when they were starters and even as veterans. Why this book is a must read: We recommend this book because it offers deep reflection on the reasons some chose to become artists despite all the difficulties that come with it. Another reason is, the instances provided on the book are based on true events.