Get Into Art Places

Get Into Art Places

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Get into Art: Places by Susie Brooks features famous pieces of art that depict scenes like serene landscapes, snowy mountains, and busy streets and waterways. From artists such as Van Gogh, Canaletto, Klee and Hokusai, each work is paired with a related art project perfect for young artist's hands. A gorgeous art series that explores a wide range of artists' work while encouraging children to develop their own skills and techniques, Get into Art! is perfect for active young artists of all abilities. Each book features twelve artworks, with information about the work and the artist. Art activities are varied, intriguing, clearly explained and will act as a springboard for plenty of artistic experiments.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 31 pages
  • 236.22 x 271.78 x 12.7mm | 498.95g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, color
  • 0753471825
  • 9780753471821
  • 817,743

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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Praise for Get Into Art: Animals(starred review) Brooks' goal to convince her readers 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. -Booklist "Get into Art: Animals" was the winner of the Children's Trade category at the British Book Design and Production Awards 2013. Brooks' goal to convince her readers 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 experienced young artists. . . . Brooks believes that a deeper appreciation of high art can be had by kids, and this revelatory offering encourages them to find it. "Booklist, STARRED REVIEW on Get Into Art: Animals"" "Brooks' goal to convince her readers 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 experienced young artists. . . . Brooks believes that a deeper appreciation of high art can be had by kids, and this revelatory offering encourages them to find it." --Booklist, STARRED REVIEW on Get Into Art: Animalsshow more

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