A Child's Introduction To Art

Series: A Child’s Introduction
Publication Date: 1 May 2014
Format: Hardback

ISBN 9781579129569

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    In the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include THE STORY OF THE ORCHESTRA and A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO THE NIGHT SKY, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO ART introduces kids ages 9 through 12 to the art world's most famous painters, styles, and periods, all brought to life through full-color photographs of 40 masterpieces, as well as charming original illustrations.

    The book highlights 40 painters and sculptors, including Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Diego Velasquez, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Mary Cassatt, and Andy Warhol, providing information on their life, inspirations, influences, technique, and a full-color photo of one of their signature works of art. It also includes an overview of various styles and periods (Renaissance, Impressionism, Cubism, etc.), instruction on how to view and appreciate art, and information on the color wheel and other tools artists employ.

    Fun art projects throughout, such as Can You Find It?, Q-tip pointillism, making a stained-glass window with tissue paper, and Spatter Paint like Pollock, allow kids to learn about painting techniques and explore their own artistic abilities. Also includes five masterpiece paintings to color.