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Mad About: Art

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Mad About: Art by

Let children aged 9+ discover what art means to them, how it can be made, and what it has meant for people throughout history. This book is packed with top tips to spark kids' creative imaginations. It shows them how to find inspiration and introduces the idea that art can be a powerful way to communicate. It explains some key art movements and artistic techniques, from pencil drawing and papier mache to watercolour, oil and acrylic painting, giving kids the confidence to express themselves through art!A great introduction to the history of art for children at KS2.

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The kind of book to inspire the most creatively-challenged to try their hand at painting, drawing or model-making * Evening Echo (Cork) * Introduce children to the history of art ... simple but very effective ... wide-ranging and well written * Parents In Touch *

About the Author

Judith Heneghan is an award winning author of non-fiction for children and is the Programme Leader of the MA in Writing for Children at the University of Winchester.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

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Publisher

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

Publication date

10th December 2015

ISBN

9780750294539


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