A refreshing, accessible compendium of materials and techniques. The Everything Art Handbook is the perfect all-inclusive resource for beginning artists wanting to experiment and play with a variety of art mediums and techniques. The Everything Art Handbook is divided into sections focusing on differebt art mediums, such as drawing, pastel, watercolour, acrylic, oil, calligraphy, mixed media, colour, composition and more. Each section includes a basic overview of the technique, instructions for selecting and working with the right tools and materials, step-by-step sample artwork and helpful sidebars with advice from professional artists. Using clear, informative explainations and tips for selecting the right tools and acheiving the best results, The Everything Art Handbook is an approachable reference guide for contemporary artists for any skill level.