Famous Artists School closed its doors and is no longer accepting students, but the renowned textbooks are still available online, right here! Take a look at what’s available, and know that your FAS Textbook purchases will be available for study and for reference right here, forever!
by FAS grad Christina Cooper
by FAS grad Pam Rice
by FAS grad Robert Heindel
by FAS grad Charles Reid
by FAS instructor Dolph LeMoult
The digital textbook for the Foundations Creative Art Course distills the core of what you need to know as an artist into ten chapters filled with lessons and demonstrations. You will start with the basics of pencil and ink and move on through painting, design, composition, perspective, and color. Topics include forms, texture, drawing the human figure and more.
The digital textbook for Painting Master Creative Art Course takes you from the basics of Foundations to advanced techniques in oil, watercolor, and acrylic, plus in-depth demonstrations and instruction on landscape, portraiture, the human figure, and composition. You will study motifs, creative expression, anatomy, structure, draping, and much more.
The digital textbook of the Illustration & Design Master Creative Art Course takes you from the basics of Foundations to advanced composition, line drawing, illustration, and reportage. In-depth demonstrations instill principles of design and how to apply them in contexts from magazines to branding to fashion to artwork for various media.
The digital textbook for the Famous Artists Cartooning Course is the rebirth of a classic! Created by the giants of cartooning, it has such a solid-gold pedigree we reissued it without modernizing the text. It offers you practical teaching that is the closest thing to actually sitting in the cartoonist’s studio.