Get Into Art Telling Stories

Get Into Art Telling Stories : Discover Great Art and Create Your Own!

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"Get Into Art! Telling Stories" explores a fascinating array of pictures that tell stories. Works featured in this book range from battle scenes to fairy tales, and are depicted by artists as diverse as Edward Hopper, Matisse, and the creators of the Bayeux Tapestry. A gorgeous, award-winning 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 projects are varied, intriguing and clearly explained, and will act as a springboard for plenty of artistic experiments.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 31 pages
  • 218 x 267 x 5mm | 227g
  • Kingfisher
  • New York
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0753472384
  • 9780753472385

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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.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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4 50% (4)
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1 12% (1)
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