New edition of this essential handbook for all artists, covering everything from pencil drawing to digital printing. Whether you're interested in the traditional art methods of drawing, painting and printmaking or modern art techniques such as digital photography, digital printing and digital image manipulation, this guide is for you. Get the low down on all the tools, materials, procedures and techniques of the artist's craft, from how to mix paints to lighting. Its step-by-steps provide the inspiration to experiment with creative techniques and professional artworks highlight the use of these new skills. With information on colour theory, perspective, setting up an artists studio and exhibiting your work. This is the definitive reference guide for amateurs and proficient, conventional and progressive artists alike.