Hobby & Leisure

Pick up a paintbrush, clutch that camera, or get going on a guitar—satisfy your inner artist by honing your skills.

Crafts & Woodworking

The Complete Painter: Lessons from the Masters
Sketching People, Places, and Landscapes
Knitting 101
Simple and Stunning Watercolor Techniques
Realistic Watercolors Step by Step
Improve Your Paintings: Luminous Watercolor Mixing
Cake Decorating
Hand Embroidery
Improve Your Crochet: Essential Techniques
Painting with Watercolors
Knit Faster with Continental Knitting
Underneath It All: Guide to Inferfacings, Linings, and Facings
Beginner Serging: Machine Basics and Techniques
Shop Essentials
Handheld Router Techniques and Tips
Crochet: Basics and Beyond
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know


Plus Pilots: Guide to Tinkering: Electricity and Basic Circuits
How to Paint
Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe
Ask a Dog Trainer
Great Guitarists' Stories and Styles
Game of the Century: How Baseball's All-Star Game Began
Playing Guitar like a Pro: Lead, Solo, and Group Performance
Math and Magic
Sketching People, Places, and Landscapes
Knitting 101
Tai Chi Fitness Workouts
How to Play Piano
Improve Your Crochet: Essential Techniques
Crochet: Basics and Beyond
The Scientific Wonder of Birds
Play Ball! The Rise of Baseball as America’s Pastime
Everyday Urban Sketching
The Science of Gardening
How to Draw
How to Grow Anything: Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive
How to Play Chess: Lessons from an International Master
How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons
Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy
Learning to Play Guitar: Chords, Scales, and Solos
How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals
Fundamentals of Photography
The Art of Travel Photography
National Geographic Masters of Photography
The Fundamentals of Travel Photography
The National Geographic Guide to Birding in North America
The National Geographic Guide to Landscape and Wildlife Photography
Fundamentals of Photography II
How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques
How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone
The Mathematics of Games and Puzzles: From Cards to Sudoku
Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving
Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare
The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals
Our Night Sky
Understanding Modern Electronics
Skywatching: Seeing and Understanding Cosmic Wonders
Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather
Do-It-Yourself Engineering


Plus Pilots: The Three-Pointer of Basketball
Plus Pilots: Introduction to American Sign Language
Visual Literacy Skills: How to See
How to View and Appreciate Great Movies
Qi Gong for Better Health and Wellness
Dog Training 101
Martial Arts for Your Mind and Body
Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body
Essentials of Strength Training
How to Stay Fit As You Age
Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
Physiology and Fitness
Essentials of Tai Chi and Qigong
Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You
Fundamentals of Sustainable Living