Big Book of Things to Draw by Fiona Watt
  

Big Book of Things to Draw

Written by Fiona Watt
Part of the Usborne Art Ideas Series

7+ readers   Art and Artists   9+ readers   
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Thus inspiring book is packed full of creative ideas for anyone who wants to draw. Simple step by step instructions - on technique, on materials and on method - on how to draw animals, buildings, people and cartoons as well as giving tips on shading and perspective. With easier projects to more challenging ones this book is perfect for budding artists of any age.

Synopsis

Big Book of Things to Draw by Fiona Watt

A bumper volume of drawing ideas and step-by-step techniques.
Drawing activities include a watercolour city, chalky polar bears and a pastel tiger and includes advice on techniques and materials to help children develop their skills and creativity beyond the activities in the book.
Each project is accompanied by full-colour illustrations and easy step-by-step instructions to help young artists get the best results.

About the Author

Fiona Watt

Fiona Watt graduated from Exeter University with a B.Ed. (Hons.), specialising in Psychology and Art and Design. After university she worked as a researcher and writer for a company which published educational material for places where children went on school visits (zoos, museums, stately homes etc). She then taught seven, eight and nine year olds for five years; three years at a state school in Sevenoaks in Kent, and two years at The British School in the Netherlands in The Hague.

Fiona lists her proudest achievement as being shortlisted for the Children's book of the year in the Galaxy awards in 2008.

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Book Info

Format

Spiral bound
96 pages
Interest Age: 7+

Author

Fiona Watt
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

30th July 2010

ISBN

9781409520382

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