Art Skills by Fiona Watt

Art Skills

Written by Fiona Watt
Part of the Usborne Art Ideas Series

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An inspirational guide to over 120 ideas for painting, drawing, printing and creating collage - perfect for your budding artists. Different art techniques are clearly explained through project-based chapters including watercolour washes, paint splattering effects, simple print-making, sponge painting, oil pastel techniques, continuous line drawings and mixed media collage. It also includes suggestions for lots of exciting ways to use a variety of different art materials. It is spiral-bound to allow easy use and transportation, and means no card will ever get lost!


Art Skills by Fiona Watt

The great-value spiralbound edition of this popular title in Usborne's Art Ideas series, is packed with ideas for painting, drawing, printing and making collages. Young artists will develop their skills by following the simple step-by-step instructions to complete the inspiring projects.

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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Spiral bound
96 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

25th July 2008




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