Both our books, The Character Designer and the Illustrator’s Guidebook, are geared towards upper beginner, but they contain art fundamentals that are important for beginners should know when starting outThe chapters are easy to follow and contain useful tips for artists of all experience levels. 

Learn from 100 Famous Artists is more of a reference art book that serves to inspire and is a great compliment to the other two books.

Check out these reviews where many beginner artists have recommended them.