Synopses & Reviews
This strikingly original art instruction book for children was devised by the successful artist who is also the author of a popular children's series of charming stories about many of the world's great artists. Author Laurence Anholt emphasizes freedom and creativity as he tutors boys and girls through seven art projects in the same way that they might have been taught by such masters as Monet, Degas, and others. For example, kids are shown how to--
Make a funky junk sculpture that resembles several works by Picasso Paint a portrait in the style of Van Gogh Make an action sculpture like Degas's dancing figures Construct colorful cutout art in the style of Matisse Work with wild, wet watercolors in imitation of Monet Design a mad, marvelous machine like those constructed by Leonardo Take a charcoal challenge in the style of Cézanne
Guided by Anholt's easy-to-follow format, kids will also find many tips and secrets to help them develop creative confidence.
For more than 20 years, the Anholt's Artists series has been one of the world's best-loved introductions to great art for children.
Now Laurence Anholt has created an ART ACTIVITY BOOK unlike any other. He presents seven wonderful projects for children, as they might be taught by great masters like Monet and Degas.
In this easy-to-use format, kids will also find numerous tips and secrets that will help them develop creative confidence.
"There is nothing more fun than making art," says Laurence. "It's amazing what kids can create, and my book will show you how."
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Paint a portrait with
Make an action sculpture with
Make a cool, colorful cutout with
Work with wild, wet watercolors with
Design a mad, marvelous machine with
Take a charcoal challenge with
About the Author
Laurence Anholt is best known as the author and illustrator of a series of children's books about famous artists and their experiences with children. Titles include Cezanne and the Apple Boy, Degas and the Little Dancer, Picasso and the Girl with the Pony Tail, and several others. He lives in Lyme Regis, England, with his wife and children.