Learn the techniques of the great artists and get inspiration from their art to find the artist in you. Taking some the world's greatest art and artists as its starting point, this visually stunning and absorbing book is a perfect way to get children aged 10 plus into art and creating their own work. It has two objectives. One is to introduce the basics of art and the art making process in an easy and accessible way with fun and engaging projects, while exploring various techniques and mediums, including photography and printmaking. Secondly, it introduces much of the basic art terminology to give the reader the vocabulary to discuss and share their appreciation of art. The authors, both artists and art teachers themselves, convey their enthusiasm with a voice that is simple, direct and full of fun.The projects cover a high level of art education and in fact self-learners, teachers and students of all ages will learn a lot from it. Students who complete these projects will command outstanding abilities and knowledge of the fine arts. Learners will gain important first hand skills and insights into the language of art necessary to work and communicate in this challenging field.
This is a very approachable introduction to the world of great artists and their works. Taking some of the great works of art, it explores the language and techniques of art, and guides the reader through the main elements ... an engrossing book, full of inspiration. * Parents In Touch * The variety of mediums, including photography and printmaking, make this an exciting book...Both authors - Julie Brunelle and Peter Wood - have extensive experience of teaching art and craft. This is evident in the book * Armadillo Magazine *