How Artists See: Feelings

How Artists See: Feelings : Joy, Sadness, Fear, Love

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Abbeville Kids expands its award-winning series of interactive, inquiry-based books designed to teach children about the world by looking at art, and about art by looking at the world with How Artists See Feelings, featuring 32 full color illustrations throughout. Each volume of the How Artists See series presents sixteen diverse works of art, all devoted to a subject that every child already knows from personal experience. Author Colleen Carroll's engaging, conversational text is filled with thought-provoking questions and imaginative activities that spark children's natural curiosity both about the subject of the artwork they are looking at and about the way it was created. This direct, interactive approach to art and to the world promotes self-exploration, self-discovery, and self-expression. As it introduces basic artistic concepts, styles, and techniques, it also provides loads of fun. For children who want to know more about the artists whose works appear in the book, biographies are provided at the end, along with suggestions for further reading and an international list of museums where each artists works can be seen. As they begin to understand the multitude of ways that artists see, children will deepen their appreciation of art, the world around them, and, most importantly, their own unique more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 185.42 x 238.76 x 12.7mm | 294.83g
  • Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
  • Abbeville Kids,US
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Library.
  • 0789206161
  • 9780789206169
  • 602,478

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Praise for the How Artists See series: "Carroll's series eclipses the competition How Artists See has the makings of a classic a core experience for budding art enthusiasts to build on."  Publishers Weekly "Wow! If you have been looking for a way to get children interested in art, call off the search, it just doesn't get any better than this."  Children's Literature Choice List " These are first-rate art appreciation guides for adults and young children together, or older readers alone."  Children's Literature Reviewshow more

About Colleen Carroll

Colleen Carroll is an educational consultant for MTV, USA Today, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Black Entertainment Television, CNBC, Channel One, and The Edison Project. She previously taught sixth grade in California and now lives in New more

Table of contents

Table of Contents from: How Artists See Feelings Joy Sadness Fear Love Note to Parents and Teachers Artists' Biographies Suggestions for Further Reading Where to See the Artists' Work Creditsshow more

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