As artists we all love to stock our shelves with material that inspires us. These are the books that I owe my career to an absolutly can't live without.
For any digital painter, or any artist in general, Gurney's book is an absolute must own. his teachings on capturing the details of the real world will take your work to a new level.
Anatomy and figure drawing is an often overlooked yet massively important part of any illustration. I recommend devouring any help expressing the human and I have found this to be one of the best.
if there is one thing that most artist's hate yet absolutely fall on there face about it's forms and contracts. This book can help solve some of the mystery.
This is basically the scout handbook for anyone working in the creative industry. Be prepared. A must own.
If you are into telling stories, this is a must read. Often cited as the basis for all great stories, this book can help unravel the myths and sorites that resonate with us today and how to accomplish the same with your own works.