Suggested Reading

The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
By: Betty Edwards
Grade Level: 7 and up
Description: A drawing instruction book. Revised to include recent developments in brain research that relate to drawing; new insights on the use of drawing techniques in the corporate world and in education; instruction on self-expression through drawing; ways to step beyond black-and-white drawing into color; and detailed advice on applying the five basic skills of drawing to solve problems.(taken from

Understanding Comics: the Invisible Art
By: Scott McCloud
Grade Level: 6 and up
Description: An informational book presented in graphic novel format, that teaches the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.