Complete Book of Art Ideas by Fiona Watt
  

Complete Book of Art Ideas

Written by Fiona Watt
Part of the Usborne Art Ideas Series

7+ readers   Art and Artists   9+ readers   
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Filled with ideas for painting, drawing and collage, this title encourages children of all ages to explore and develop their artistic techniques. It helps children to explore the uses of a range of materials including chalk, paint and pencil, elastic bands, salt and watercolour through many imaginative projects including ink beetles, deep-sea fish, and lemon juice frogs.

This is the smaller format edition - also available in large format - Complete Book of Art Ideas (large format)

Synopsis

Complete Book of Art Ideas by Fiona Watt

This is a great-value edition of this inspiring book, which is filled with original ideas to help novices of all ages to develop their art skills. The projects will be of great value to art teachers as well as aspiring young artists, who will gain confidence as they progress through the book.

Reviews

“We absolutely loved it! Highly Recommended!’” Hot Brands Cool Places

“Jam-packed with inspirational ideas for collages, printing, drawing and painting.” The Sun

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
288 pages
Interest Age: 7+

Author

Fiona Watt
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

25th September 2009

ISBN

9781409507628

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