This month’s Top Arts Books in the Shelf

Every reader love to enjoy a good read. However, picking the right book is tough sometimes. Some people have a particular genre they love and explore, whereas others enjoy everything. Exploring the shelves and checking reviews is an excellent way to find a perfect book. However, there is one more easy way too. That is checking the bestselling books section.

The bestselling section categories the books based on what readers love the most instead of the genre. So, everybody can have their pick with ease.

Here is the list of 10 best-selling top books of the month. This list of books will help you understand and gain knowledge on various subjects from site designing to art and much more.

Check out this list of books that you should read this month.

•    SketchUp for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain, and Architecture by Daniel Tal

Written by Daniel Tal, SketchUp for Site Design provides the detailed procedure of SketchUp for landscape architects and site design professionals. This book walks you through the introductory to the advanced processes under the guidance of an expert. The book’s second edition has the latest and updated version of the software. It also includes detailed instructions about using the latest modelling terrain tools, the latest extensions, and plug-ins, along with updated SketchUp graphics.

•          Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera: An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers by Joel Schlemowitz

This particular book is all about experimental filmmaking. The book includes different practical methods of film productions, their history, aesthetics, and theory. Author Joel Schlemowitz provides a detailed explanation of the fundamental mechanism of the camera. Also, he discusses the slow motion and fast motion filming, movement and working of a camera lens, usage of in-camera effects. Also, various strategies to make a film with the help of a 16mm Bolex camera are covered.

•          Surface Architecture by David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi

Beautifully presented, Surface Architecture inspires the new possibilities of creating architecture. Authored by David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi, this book explores different ways where designs can take many advantages of various production methods. So, architects are no more dominated by technology but can explore using various techniques more efficiently. It represents the subject of architectural design by describing the theoretical and practical isolation of the building surface.

•          A Million Ways to Die Hard by Frank Tieri

This comic-based book is part of the Die Hard franchise, and it is the continuance of the adventures of John McClane. In this book, John McClane comes back from retirement and now faces a foe who is a psychotic serial killer. Authored by Frank Tieri and Mark Texeira, A Million Ways to Die Hard is full of suspenseful, humorous as well as action-packed events.

•          A feast for the Eyes: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini by Carolyn Tillie

Interest in good food and food photography has grown tremendously over the past decades. Feast for the Eyes is the first-ever book to constitute the rich history of food photography. This book covers fine photography and includes different crossover genres such as scientific photography, commercial photography, and photojournalism. Author Carolyn Tillie has featured numerous photos to show vital figures and movements of food photography.

•          50 Drawing Projects: A creative step-by-step workbook by Barrington Barber

Written by Barrington Barber, 50 Drawing Projects is an imaginative book that showcases an array of various exciting and eye-catching drawings. The book includes drawings of different subjects such as pets, people, and other everyday objects around our homes. The author explains how to make each picture through easy-to-follow steps and then invites the reader to draw his or her version of the subjects. This book is excellent for those who want to experience their creative skills.

•          How to Draw Manga: Basics and Beyond! by Andres Giannotta

Authored by Japanese manga artists Ryo Katagiri, Yukio Onishi, and Hiroyuki Sengoku, this book acts as a comprehensive guide that showcases the methods of drawing real manga. Through this book, a beginner learns about manga art at the Manga University and learns to draw like a professional. This book constitutes more than a thousand illustrations depicting manga art. All the illustrations are from famous Japanese manga artists whose works have appeared in popular publications.

•          100 Greatest Video Game Characters Edited by: Jaime Banks, Robert Mejia, and Aubrie Adams

In recent years, video gaming has established itself as a mainstream culture around the world. There are some characters of video games that have become iconic and immortal in the memories of many players. Edited by Jaime Banks, Robert Mejia, and Aubrie Adams, 100 Greatest Video Game Characters features some general facts about the most popular and influential characters that have leapt from computer screens into the public consciousness.

•          A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney by Martin Gayford

This book covers the essence of the conversations between David Hockney, an original thinker on art, and Martin Gayford, an art critic. Author Martin Gaylord has beautifully conveyed the artist’s drive by providing answers to different questions, such as how drawings help one see things- the relationship between the images we draw in our head and the reality around us. One can enjoy the pleasure of life just by admiring nature.

•          20 Masterpieces at Mount Stuart: Paintings from the Bute Collection

by Caitlin Blackwell Baines and Charlotte Rostek

The Bute Collection consists of many beautiful artworks, books, and archival material, particularly the Dutch Golden Age masterpieces in Britain. The collection is from over three centuries by the Crichton-Stuart family, the Earls, and Marquesses of Bute. Authored by Caitlin Blackwell Baines and Charlotte Rostek, this volume illustrates the introduction to the mesmerising paintings of the Bute Collection. This book is the first in the series that celebrates the rich heritage culture of Mount Stuart.

Bottom line:

Now, you don’t need to get confused about what books you should read this month. You have the list of bestsellers, meaning they are already admired and loved by the readers. Just add all these books to your bookshelf, start reading, and have a great time with them.

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