Best 100 Art Books Mentioned on Reddit

Posted on July 23, 2018 By newsroom Topic: Best Books

Based on their mentions in Reddit comments, these are the Top 100 Art books Reddit users seems to like most.

Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia
The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards
The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses by Jesse Schell
The Sound Reinforcement Handbook by
The Animator’s Survival Kit by Richard Williams
Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio by Mike Senior
The Guitar Player Repair Guide — 3rd by Dan Erlewine
Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitin
Stick Control: For the Snare Drummer by George Lawrence Stone
The Jazz Theory Book by Mark Levine
Save The Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need by Blake Snyder
The High Cost of Free Parking
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
How to DJ Right: The Art and Science of Playing Records by Frank Broughton
Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter (James Gurney Art) by James Gurney
The Guitar Handbook: A Unique Source Book for the Guitar Player — Amateur or Professional
The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman
In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing
How to Archer: The Ultimate Guide to Espionage and Style and Women and Also Cocktails Ever Written by Sterling Archer
Dance Music Manual: Tools
Adult All-In-One Course: Lesson-Theory-Technic: Level 1 by Willard A. Palmer
Music Theory for Computer Musicians by Michael Hewitt
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman
The Non-Designer’s Design Book (3rd Edition) by Robin Williams
Light Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting by Fil Hunter
The Real Book: Sixth Edition by Hal Leonard Corporation
The Complete Book of Scales
A Modern Method for Guitar — Volumes 1
Fretboard Logic SE: The Reasoning Behind the Guitar’s Unique Tuning Plus Chords Scales and Arpeggios Complete(2 Volumes) by Bill Edwards
The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne
Thinking with Type
Tom Clancy’s The Division: New York Collapse by Ubisoft
Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth by Andrew Loomis
The Jazz Piano Book by Mark Levine
How to Draw: drawing and sketching objects and environments from your imagination by Scott Robertson
Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can
Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook: Film Lighting Equipment
How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way by Stan Lee
Grid Systems in Graphic Design: A Visual Communication Manual for Graphic Designers
Music Theory for Guitarists: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask (Guitar Method) by Tom Kolb
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Promise
Dog Butts and Love. And Stuff Like That. And Cats. (Jim Benton cartoons) by Jim Benton
Mastering Audio: The Art and the Science by Bob Katz
Guitar Fretboard Workbook by Barrett Tagliarino
Vader’s Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown
Story: Substance
Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles
The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst
Figure Drawing: Design and Invention by Michael Hampton
You Can Draw in 30 Days: The Fun
Writing Better Lyrics by Pat Pattison
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Music Theory
Dance Music Manual: Tools
The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition by Don Norman
The Photographer’s Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos by Michael Freeman
Bass Fitness — An Exercising Handbook: Updated Edition!: Now Including Bonus 5-String Section! (Guitar School) by Josquin des Pres
The Legend of Zelda Box Set: Prima Official Game Guide by David Hodgson/a>
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Promise by Gene Luen Yang
Mystical Mandala Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books) by Alberta Hutchinson
The Secret History of Star Wars by Michael Kaminski
The Manga Guide to Databases by Mana Takahashi
Why Paint Cats: The Ethics of Feline Aesthetics by Burton Silver
Graphic Artist’s Guild Handbook of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines (Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines) by Artist’s Guild Graphic
Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion by Alan Flusser
Game Feel: A Game Designer’s Guide to Virtual Sensation (Morgan Kaufmann Game Design Books) by Steve Swink
A Pattern Language: Towns
Bridgman’s Complete Guide to Drawing from Life by George B. Bridgman (Published in 2009 Mentioned 31 times)
Gangsta Rap Coloring Book by Anthony Aye Jay Morano
How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great — Second Edition Bk/online media by Dan Erlewine
Graphic Artist’s Guild Handbook of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines (Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines) by Artist’s Guild Graphic
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B-Movie Actor by Bruce Campbell
The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book: Real Recipes for Joke Burgers by Loren Bouchard
Hal Leonard Bass Method — Complete Edition: Books 1
The Natural Way to Draw: A Working Plan for Art Study by Kimon Nicolaides
Paisley Designs Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books) by Marty Noble
The Beatles: Complete Scores (Transcribed Score) by The Beatles
Avatar: The Last Airbender — The Lost Adventures
Dr. Seuss Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel by Richard H. Minear
The Writers Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers
The High Cost of Free Parking by Donald Shoup (Published in 2017 Mentioned 28 times)
Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner by Paul M. Sammon
Hanon: The Virtuoso Pianist in Sixty Exercises
Porn for Women by Cambridge Women’s Pornography Cooperative
Guitar Aerobics: A 52-Week
Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America by Leslie Knope (Published in 2011 Mentioned 27 times)
All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Eighth Edition by Donald S. Passman
Avatar: The Last Airbender (The Art of the Animated Series) by Bryan Konietzko
Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe
Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation by Jeff Chang
My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman
Hitchcock (Revised Edition) by Francois Truffaut
Star Trek The Next Generation: Technical Manual by Rick Sternbach
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die by Steven Jay Schneider
At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book
Ted Greene — Chord Chemistry by Ted Greene
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search

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