This list relates to the academic year 2020-2021 which does not start until 01/08/2020
  1. Digital Art 2 items
    1. Adobe Photoshop Classroom in a Book (2020 release) (Classroom in a Book (Adobe)) - Andrew Faulkner 2019

      Book Core (purchase required)

    2. Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop 2nd Edition - Publishing 3dtotal 2020

      Book Core (purchase required)

  2. Traditional Art 6 items
    1. The complete book of drawing: essential skills for every artist - Barrington Barber 2010

      Book Essential reading

    2. Force: character design from life drawing - Michael D. Mattesi c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading

    3. The drawing book - Sarah Simblet 2009

      Book Recommended reading

    4. The encyclopedia of drawing techniques - Ian Simpson, Lawrence Wood 1987

      Book Recommended reading

    5. Figure drawing for all it's worth - Andrew Loomis 2011

      Book Recommended reading

  3. Theory and Concepts 5 items
    1. The story of art - E. H. Gombrich 2006

      Book Recommended reading

    2. Aesthetics: an introduction to the philosophy of art - Anne Sheppard 1987

      Book Recommended reading

    3. The art of the video game - Josh Jenisch c2008

      Book Recommended reading

  4. Art Fundamentals 7 items
    1. Basic perspective drawing: a visual approach - John Montague 2013

      Book Essential reading Previous editions also in stock.

    2. Constructive anatomy - George Brant Bridgman 1973

      Book Essential reading

    3. The secret lives of colour - Kassia St. Clair 2016

      Book Essential reading

    4. Colour: a workshop for artists and designers - David Hornung 2012

      Book Recommended reading

    5. How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals - William Lidwell 05/12/2018

      Book Recommended reading Audiobook available exclusively from Audible; this title cannot be accessed via the Brunel Library collections.

  5. Concept Art 7 items
    1. Visual research: an introduction to research methodologies in graphic design - Ian Noble, Russell Bestley 2016

      Book Essential reading

    2. The ultimate concept art career guide 2017

      Book Essential reading

    3. Character design from the ground up - Kevin Crossley 2014

      Book Essential reading

    4. Better game characters by design: a psychological approach - Katherine Isbister c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading

    5. Wonderbook: an illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction - Jeff VanderMeer 2013

      Book Recommended reading

    6. The hero with a thousand faces - Joseph Campbell, Joseph Campbell Foundation c2008

      Book Recommended reading

  6. Visual Design 3 items
    1. Design thinking for visual communication - Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris 2015, Ã2015

      Book Recommended reading

    2. Visual design: ninety-five things you need to know : told in Helvetica and Dingbats - Jim Krause 2015

      Book Recommended reading

    3. Illustration now!: 5 2014, Ã2014

      Book Recommended reading

  7. Storytelling and Animation 6 items
    See individual weeks for reading resources.
    1. The animator's survival kit - Richard Williams 2009

      Book Recommended reading

    2. Setting the scene: the art & evolution of animation layout - Fraser MacLean c2011

      Book Recommended reading

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