A guide to books and online resources about different aspects of drawing including perspective, color, the figure, and more.

Drawing Examples Online

Image Databases

Where Are the Drawing Books?

UTSA Libraries uses the Library of Congress classification system to assign call numbers to books so you can find them on the shelves.
Browsing for drawing books is easy! Most drawing, design, and illustration books will be found under NC.

NC Drawing, design, illustration

Find Drawings by a Particular Artist

Search using the name of an artist and the word "drawings."

  • durer drawings
  • seurat drawings
  • van gogh drawings

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Use Library Quick Search to search for books and articles across many databases in a single search.

Modern & Contemporary Drawing

To find additional authoritative and reliable information about contemporary artists, visit their own personal artist websites, the website for the galleries that represent them, or the museum websites that own some of their work.

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Drawing Technique

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Drawing Classes

Find a local class you can attend to draw from life or sketch from masterworks.