Stories In Art: Decorated Pottery by Louise Spilsbury
  

Stories In Art: Decorated Pottery

Written by Louise Spilsbury
Illustrated by
Part of the Stories Behind the Art Series

Synopsis

Stories In Art: Decorated Pottery by Louise Spilsbury

Featuring six pieces of pottery from around the world, this book explores different types of story; from Greek legend in Pablo Picasso's Pan plaque to Chinese legend in the Fo porcelain lion-dog. Each piece of pottery is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides a historical context. Step-by-step projects show children how to create their own ceramic masterpieces, using the techniques of the art form. Cast a plaque, make a Nasca pot or produce your own plate!The Stories in Art series explores the narratives told through different art mediums. A great introduction to the history of art for children at Key Stage 2.

About the Author

Louise Spilsbury is a prolific children's book author. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. Louise is married to the author Richard Spilsbury and has two children. She lives and works in Devon.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Louise Spilsbury
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

27th August 2015

ISBN

9780750294454


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