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How to be an Artist

S Natalie Abadzis



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Dorling Kindersley
01 June 2021
A fun-filled art activity book that will encourage kids to express themselves, while teaching them about key artistic styles and a selection of pioneering artists from history Explore your creative side as you discover the artist that lies within. Each of the fun activities included in this book will teach you about a different area of art and design. Learn about the history and theory of art, before getting your hands dirty while creating your very own masterpieces.

With more than 30 activities designed to encourage and stimulate even the most reluctant artist, How to be an Artist gets the creative juices flowing. From mark making to woodwork, and photography to sculpture, there's a project for every art-aficionado to get stuck into. Famous artist pages teach children about the pioneers of artistic movements, such as Albrecht Durer, Frida Kahlo, and Yayoi Kusama. From the basics, such as composition and perspective, to the trickier techniques of illusion and paper engineering, this art activity book for kids has it all.
Imprint:   Dorling Kindersley
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 283mm,  Width: 224mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   849g
ISBN:   9780241474112
ISBN 10:   0241474116
Pages:   144
Publication Date:  
Recommended Age:   From 5 to 7 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Natalie Abadzis is an artist and crafts editor of mixed heritage based in London and the Kent coast. Currently she works as a commercial artist, volunteer artist in a hospice, and an art teacher in primary schools. Since 1999, Natalie has worked as a commercial artist, working in-house for Children's BBC Magazines and Television designing crafts and going on to create makes for many leading publishers, as well as designing costumes and props for the World Book Day website.

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