Is there anything better than a library? How about a library with a REALLY BIG art section?? The only problem is lugging them home.
I always really enjoy flipping through art "how to" books. Even if I don't follow the steps, I get some new ideas and I love seeing the work-in-progress shots.
Here's what's on my reading shelf right now:
(Also that plant is holding up remarkably well, for a creature whose existence is regularly forgotten for weeks at a time.)