Synopsis

How Artists See: Artists Painter, Actor, Dancer, Musician by Colleen Carroll

Each volume in this innovative series is devoted to a subject that every child already knows from personal experience. The works of art chosen for each book show the many different ways great artists have perceived and expressed that very subject. Author Colleen Carroll's engaging, conversational text is filled with thought-provoking questions and imaginative activities that spark children's natural curiosity both about the subject of the artwork and about the way it was created. This direct, interactive approach to art -- and to the world -- promotes self-exploration, self-discovery, and self-expression. As it introduces basic artistic concepts, styles, and techniques, it also provides loads of fun. For children who want to know more about the artists whose works appear in the book, biographies are provided at the end, along with suggestions for further reading and an international list of museums where each artist's works can be seen. As they begin to understand the multitude of ways that artists see, children will deepen their appreciation of art, the world around them, and, most importantly, their own unique visions.

About the Author

Colleen Carroll is an educational consultant whose clients include MTV, USA Today, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Black Entertainment Television, CNBC, Channel One, and The Edison Project.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Colleen Carroll
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Publisher

Abbeville Kids,US an imprint of Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.

Publication date

24th November 2000

ISBN

9780789206183


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