I'm a hoarder of books. I believe that you can never have too many and continuing education, especially art education, is essential to staying current, growing and learning what you need to be successful at doing what you love. I average about one new book a week. Some really give me the kick I need and others are duds. I take what I can from all of them and then form my own opinions and plan of action for what I want to accomplish. Sometimes i need help with business and other times I'm searching for new techniques or important fundamentals of painting. In either case, I have listed the books I've the loved the most over the last couple years. Maybe one of these will be just the thing you need to boost your creativity?
Favorite Inspiration or Business Art Books
An absolute MUST for color lovers. Probably the most thorough and well explained book on color theory and mixing that I've seen.
Favorite Fundamental or Technique Art Books
Abstract Painting: The Elements of Visual Language by Jane Davies
Do you have any of these books? Have I missed a favorite? Let me know in the comments. And don't forget to sign up for Color for Your Inbox, the weekly color palette newsletter that is sure to keep you up on your art education!