13 Art Techniques Children Should Know

13 Art Techniques Children Should Know

by Angela Wenzel
     
 


This new book in the 13 Series introduces young readers to a variety of important art techniques, explained through some of the world's most recognizable masterpieces. Children will learn about drawing through cave paintings and Leonardo's sketches, understand how Holbein and Van Gogh used oil paints to vastly different effect, and discover what Matisse… See more details below

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This new book in the 13 Series introduces young readers to a variety of important art techniques, explained through some of the world's most recognizable masterpieces. Children will learn about drawing through cave paintings and Leonardo's sketches, understand how Holbein and Van Gogh used oil paints to vastly different effect, and discover what Matisse accomplished with colored paper and a pair of sharp scissors. Along the way they will be encouraged to make their own masterpieces using similar techniques.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The greatest surprises are the time lines for each form of art, artists who practiced that form, full color illustrations, and interesting not or quizzes. (Answers provided, of course!)"

Houlton Pioneer Times

"A more sophisticated introduction to making all kinds of art."

The Guardian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791371368
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
04/25/2013
Series:
13 Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
349,771
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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