Stories Behind the Art: Wall Paintings by Nathaniel Harris
  

Stories Behind the Art: Wall Paintings

Written by Nathaniel Harris
Illustrated by
Part of the Stories Behind the Art Series

Synopsis

Stories Behind the Art: Wall Paintings by Nathaniel Harris

Featuring six wall paintings from around the world, this book explores the stories told through the art form, from Aboriginal fable in Australian rock painting to political statement in the Easter Rising mural. Each wall painting is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides a historical context.Fun, step-by-step projects show children how to create their own wall paintings, using the techniques of the art form. Design a graffiti poster, create a mural or paint an awe-inspiring frescoe!The Stories in Art series explores the narratives told through different art mediums. Other titles in the series:Stained Glass WindowsMosaicsTapestries and TextilesSculptureDecorated Pottery

About the Author

Nathaniel Harris taught history at secondary level for many years. He is an experienced writer of history books for young people, specializing in modern problems. He is also an art lover.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Nathaniel Harris
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Publisher

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

Publication date

27th August 2015

ISBN

9780750294461


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