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!

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Synopsis

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). Fiona 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 joined Usborne Publishing as an assistant editor in 1989, and over the years has been promoted to editor, senior editor, and then managing editor. In 2003, she became an editorial director at Usborne, largely responsible for writing baby and novelty books, and art and activity titles.

Fiona has written over 100 titles for Usborne Publishing including the phenomenally successful 'That's not my...' touchy-feely series. Other titles include large touchy-feely books on topics ranging from princesses to farms; cloth books with touchy-feely patches and flaps; a wide range of step-by-step art and activity books, including 'How to knit'; music books with CDs for babies and toddlers; 'Dolly Dressing' sticker books; Hide-and-Seek lift-the-flap books; bath books; cookery books and snap cards!

She also edits books written by her team of in-house writer/editors, which include step-by-step activity books and a series of young non-fiction, aimed at beginner readers.

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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

25th July 2008

ISBN

9780746098257

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