Get Into Art Animals
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Get Into Art Animals

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"Get into Art!" introduces children to the world of art while encouraging budding artists to develop their own artistic abilities. Accomplished artists, along with some of their famous pieces and techniques are presented, then followed up with an art project reminiscent of each artist's work or genre. Perfect for active young artists of all abilities, Get into Art! enables readers to discover a wealth of fine art and artists, as well as cultivate their own creativity. "Get into Art! Animals" explores a fascinating array of animal artworks from popular artists like Degas, Warhol, and Matisse. By introducing these artistic greats, their important works depicting animals, their style, genres, and techniques, including chalk pastel, stencil, collage, and mobile projects, Get into Art! Animals inspires readers to create masterpieces of their own. Included in each chapter are clear instructions for 12 intriguing and achievable art projects featuring animals from racehorses and cows to giraffe, birds, snails, and dragons, and plenty of works inspired after a featured artist.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 31 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753470586
  • 9780753470589
  • 497,618

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Booklist(starred review) Brooks' goal to convince her readres that art is not just something one observes, but rather something that one does. It's impossible not to be intrigued. . . . The projects range in difficulty from those with beginners skills to those suited for more expreienced young artists. . . . Brooks believes that a deeper appreciation of high art can be had by kids, and this revelatory offereing encourages them to find it.show more

About Susie Brooks

Susie Brooks has a first class history of art degree and has worked as an editor and writer of children's non-fiction and picture books for over ten years. She's an artist herself and does occasional art workshops with young children. Susie Brooks is also the creator of the artwork projects in this book.show more

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