About Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts

Practice makes perfect with Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts – the ultimate guide to a visual arts education. This comprehensive resource offers instant, searchable access to over 170 books which combine visual inspiration with practical advice on idea generation, research techniques, portfolio development and more, across the main visual arts disciplines.

It is an essential resource for students and educators globally, working across multiple fields of practice, including:

Content Highlights

Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts is expressly designed to support and inspire visual learners with:
  • More than 170 highly illustrated books, providing structured and accessible coverage across the main visual arts disciplines to support a wide range of practice-led courses
  • A versatile combination of titles covering key skills and topics within each discipline and at different levels of study, sequentially from basic concepts to careers and professional practice
  • Richly illustrated content, with each title typically offering between 150-250 full-colour images to showcase work, concepts or techniques
  • A wealth of practical pedagogy such as case studies, leading practitioner interviews, and activities allowing students and educators to realise learning outcomes, while embedding students’ understanding of real-world applications and supporting portfolio development

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Coming Soon

  • New editions will be made available each year to ensure students are exposed to the best and latest technical know-how and trends in professional practice