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A Century of Excellence

Founded in 1922 in Laguna Beach, California, by self-taught artist Walter T. Foster, Walter Foster Publishing has been the leading publisher of instructional art and craft books and kits for adults and children for nearly 100 years.

Brimming with tips, techniques, and step-by-step lessons, as well as practical excercises, unique projects and creative prompts, Walter Foster's engaging and inspiring books have helped people around the world to discover their creative talents, learn new mediums, and achieve their artistic goals.

As a brand with a rich and diverse heritage, Walter Foster continues to expand its offerings every year, producing innovative content for a worldwide audience in dozens of languages. From traditional practical fine-art instructions to contemporary trend-driven art and craft books, Walter Foster has something for everyone interested in harnessing their creativity and honing their craft.

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