Some of Carole’s books have been translated into as many as 14 languages with sales of over 200,000 worldwide.

All Search Press titles are available on Amazon and in most art bookshops. If you can't find them in your local bookshop, why not ask for them to be stocked!

Look out for Carole's new book: Drawing for the Absolute Beginner. Publishing Spring 2018!

Portraits

Drawing Masterclass – PORTRAITS

ISBN 978-1-84448-747-9
Search Press
96 pages
RRP £12.99

Carole’s latest book is a significant reference manual for all aspects of portraiture in pencil, charcoal, B&W pastel pencil and pen & ink. It has received very good reviews and presently holds a five star rating on Amazon.

Topics covered include choice of materials, shading techniques, structure, proportions, drawing the individual features and hair, how to get a likeness, composition, pose, using photos, working from life, accessories, age, lighting etc. and includes step by step projects.

DRAWING Step by Step

ISBN 978-1-84448-439-3
Search Press
144 pages
RRP £12.99

Carole Massey, Richard Box, Denis John-Naylor, Sally Michel, and Ronald Swanwick

This comprehensive compendium of drawing techniques features many extracts from Carole’s book “Water Soluble Pencils”.

Fellow artists contribute a wide variety of work in pencil, charcoal, pen & ink and coloured pencils for drawing animals, trees, the landscape, still life subjects and interiors. Lots of practical examples to follow.

ACRYLICS Step by Step

ISBN 978-1-84448-411-9
Search Press
144 pages
RRP £12.99

Carole Massey, Wendy Jelbert and David Hyde

 

A wide-ranging compilation of acrylic techniques which includes many colourful and informative examples from Carole’s book “Flowers in Acrylics”. The contents include landscapes, still life, painting skies, trees, water, chickens and buildings, aerial perspective, texture and mixed media.

Everything you could want to know about using acrylics for the beginner and more experienced artist alike.

WATER SOLUBLE PENCILS

ISBN 0-85532-963-7
Search Press
48 pages
RRP £6.99

 

An inspirational best-selling guide in which Carole demonstrates many different techniques from initial sketching to creating tonal washes and producing textured effects and capturing detail.

Packed with information for all those who want to improve their drawing skills – add water and turn your drawing into a painting as if by magic!

FIGURES IN WATERCOLOUR

ISBN 978-903975-03-9
Search Press
48 pages
RRP £6.99

 

After reading this book, drawing and painting figures will be a lot easier! It’s packed with many examples showing you how to tackle proportions, expression, composition, movement, using a sketchbook, colour mixing, how to draw hands and feet, step by step exercises and lots more!

FLOWERS IN ACRYLICS

ISBN 978-0-85532-853-5
Search Press
48 pages
RRP £6.99

 

Carole shows how to use acrylics to paint flowers from simple potted plants to a garden arch smothered with roses.

Lots of useful information on flower shapes, colour mixing for greens, using mediums, and step by step projects to follow. Be inspired to create those floral masterpieces!
Water Soluble Pencils DVD

DVD WATER SOLUBLE PENCILS
65 mins

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RRP £18.37 (£15. 60 for SAA members)

 

Carole demonstrates how to use water soluble pencils to the maximum effect. This step-by-step DVD enables the amateur or more advanced artist to learn new techniques and skills. Carole shows how to draw and paint simple still life subjects, and texture, then progresses to painting doves and a dovecote.
Perfect Portraits DVD

DVD PERFECT PORTRAITS 70 mins

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RRP £18.37 (£15.60 for SAA members)

 

In her easy to follow teaching method, Carole demonstrates how to observe and draw facial features of adults and children in pencil. Three step-by-step projects, help build your skills and technique using B&W pastel pencils, water soluble pencils and soft pastels.