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Author of the best-selling Let's Make Some Great Art series, Marion Deuchars is a Scottish-born, award-winning illustrator with a globally recognizable style. Her books have won six international awards for design and illustration. She is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and one of six designers to represent the UK at Helsinki's World Design Capital celebrations. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.
Shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2019 | A beautiful picture book about friendship and art. Bob and Bat are best friends. They do everything together (look out for the wonderful illustration of them dancing to the radio!) but best of all they love painting. Then one day Bat leaves a note for Bob explaining that he has to go away for a while. Bob is bereft, indeed just how sad is clear not just in his attitude, but in his paintings: whatever he paints is blue, representative of the big blue hole where Bat used to be. Fortunately his other friends come to his help, opening his eyes to the colourful beauty and hope of a sun rise, and shortly after that, Bat returns too. This is simply gorgeous to look at, and opens up all sorts of discussions about friendship, resilience, art and expression.
Artist and illustrator Marion Deuchars has created a stunning picture book for children of all ages in Bob's Blue Period ... A superb book for use with KS3/GCSE Art and Design students. - The School Librarian Bob the bird loves to paint pictures with his best friend Bat. But one day Bat goes away and Bob is sad. He tries to paint, but everything he paints is blue! Can his friends help him to find his bright colours again? From Marion Deuchars comes this charming and funny follow-up to Bob the Artist, about feeling sad, expressing your emotions and ways to feel better.
Bob the Artist loves to paint with brightly colored splashes, but he has got into a bit of a mess. Help Bob clear up his paints by matching the colors and numbers in this fun game of dominoes. * Introducing the Bob the Artist domino game for children aged 3 years and up * Features Bob and his messy paint splatters in a high-quality gift package * Recognizing and matching different numbers and images is fun and educational * Follows up on the release of the Bob the Artist picture book
Play with art like never before in this exciting new activity book from the bestselling author of the Let's Make Some Great Art series. Marion Deuchars has created a surprising and engaging range of activities and games organized into seven sections of Drawing, Colour, Shapes, Paint, Paper, Printing and Pattern. Each section is not only a great opportunity to play, but also helps to shape and form artistic ability and confidence. Discover the joys of making your own marbled paper. Create your own language in pictures. Providing hours of endless fun and exploration, Art Play will bring out the artist in everyone.
Bob the bird is just like all his friends, apart from his skinny legs. When Bob is teased, he decides to try and change himself to fit in. But little does he know where all his efforts will lead him... An affirming picture book for age 3+ about the power of art and of being confident enough to be yourself.
Containing 20 detachable postcards with colourful and fun new fingerprint characters by Marion Deuchars, this postcard book is a great addition to her best-selling Let's Make Some Great Art series. An appealing gift for all ages.
In this imaginative activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers discover new ways of making art by being introduced to 18 great artists, learning about the methods, materials and ideas that made up their masterpieces and how these can be applied to one's own creations. Grouped into sections by artist, each one unfolds a series of creative projects in drawing, painting, printing and collage based on the artist's own methods and materials. At the end of the book is a series of biographies about each artist providing the background on how they became artistic geniuses. Take your pencil for a walk in the spirit of Paul Klee, experiment with colour and texture like Joan Miro or create your own surrealist-inspired artwork like Salvador Dali.
Marion Deuchars has devised some more fun and educational art activities to keep kids, young and old, occupied at mealtimes. Features both favourite and all-new activities, on 36 generously-sized mats printed on art activity paper, with nine different designs. Draw the perfect meal for a boa constrictor, create a gallery of monsters, make your own comic strip, sketch a crocodile's favourite food and more. Let's Make More Great Placemat Art!
In this entertaining activity book, Marion Deuchars shows how different art effects can be achieved by using fingers and ink only. Packed with stimulating ideas to spark your creative imagination, Let's Make Some Great Fingerprint Art shows how to make letters, patterns, animals, characters and even whole works of art from your fingerprints. This follow-up to the hugely successful Let's Make Some Great Art will appeal to artists aged six and upwards. Let the inky fingers begin!
Based on the best selling Let's Make Some Great Art, Marion Deuchars has devised some fun and educational art activities to keep kids, young and old, occupied at mealtimes. Featuring 36 generously sized mats printed on art activity paper, and nine different designs, including three all-new illustrations. Make up your own pasta shapes. Picture your favourite meal. Draw Mona Lisa's smile. Invent a meal for an alien. Let's Make Some Great Placemat Art!
In this interactive colouring and activity book, Marion Deuchars takes the broad canvas of ART and fills it with drawings and activities that let you discover what art can be, how it can be made, what it can mean for you and what it has meant for people through the ages. This book is packed with stimulating ideas to spark your creative imagination. You can complete the Mona Lisa's smile, or design your own Jackson Pollock-inspired work with a marble, a tray, some paint and paper. There are step-by-step instructions for how to draw a bird and how to give it an expression, as well a foolproof method for drawing a bicycle. Aimed at children aged eight and older, the emphasis is on fun and making the creation of art a big part of the way you express yourself.
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