I Can’t Draw A Straight Line

Teach yourself to draw with these books.

Dare to Sketch: A Guide to Drawing and Sketching on the Go by Felix Scheinberger
An inspirational, instructional, and visually stimulating guide to sketching and drawing.

Bridgman’s Complete Guide to Drawing from Life by George Bridgman
Combines six well-known books by the celebrated artist and lecturer, who taught figure and anatomy drawing for many years at New York City’s Art Students League.


Sketching from the Imagination series
Each book in this series covers how 50 different artists approach a specific subject.

How to Draw: Drawing and Sketching Objects and Environments from Your Imagination by Scott Robertson
Learn how to draw any object or environment from your imagination, starting with the most basic perspective drawing skills.

The Urban Sketcher: Techniques for Seeing and Drawing on Location by Marc Taro Holmes
This self-directed workshop shows you how to draw inspiration from real life and bring that same excitement into your sketchbook. 

Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad by Austin Kleon
Life-changing, illustrated advice and encouragement on how to stay creative, focused, and true to yourself in the face of personal burnout or external distractions.