Forget everything you think you know about traditional watercolour painting - Paint Play will show you how to experiment with paint, use it spontaneously and have fun, no experience required!Through a series of 21 simple, achievable activities, artist Katie Rose Johnston demonstrates different ways of mixing colours, experiments with textures using salt...
This enticing introduction to art appreciation for children looks at art history, themes in art, and art techniques - from cave paintings to modern art. Children will learn to step back, think, and look at art in a new way. This fabulous book explores themes in art, including women in art and symbolism in art.
A highly readable book about architecture, lavishly illustrated with sixteen intricate cross sections. From straw huts to skyscrapers, palaces to arts centres, The Story of Buildings takes us on a journey across continents and over centuries. Patrick Dillon selects sixteen of the most iconic buildings from around the world
What's the point of art? Why do artists draw themselves? Who were the Impressionists? Discover the answers to these questions and many more in this entertaining information book, containing over 60 flaps to lift. A great introduction to art for inquisitive young children, with links to specially selected websites for more information.
This inspiring book is bursting with hints and tips for drawing cartoon characters, locations, comic strips and more. Simple, step-by-step instructions explain techniques such as shading, drawing in perspective and making a comic strip on a computer. Includes QR links to download free images and watch video clips with drawing tips and inspiration.
An introductory primer for kids learning about the “A” in “STEAM” : The Arts. Little Leonardo’s Fascinating World of the Arts is a great way to encourage kids' interests in all manner of artistic pursuits that they might aspire to.
Create amazing videos and animations to upload to YouTube and share with your friends!Dreaming of becoming the next Youtube sensation? Just love creating videos? Need to create a video journal for school? Discover the video-making process from script to screen, with tips and tricks to produce your own exciting projects at home.
With more than 40 fun art and craft ideas to try out, this book is the perfect starting point for little ones who want to discover all types of art. Children will love getting to grips with the basics of painting, print-making, drawing, paper crafting, and more.
Draw and colour creations, choose materials, and learn to design through drawing your own fashion. Packed with practical tips and inspiration, How to be a Fashion Designer helps children enjoy experimenting with new ideas.
An innovative book bursting with ideas for drawing faces, portraits, caricatures and cartoons. Step-by-step instructions show how to use pencils, pens, pastels and paints and techniques including drawing on a computer, paper collage and printing. Includes QR links to download free images and watch video clips with drawing tips and inspiration.
Learn how to draw all kinds of animals, from polar bears and orang-utans to kangaroos and pandas, with this inspiring book. Simple, step-by-step instructions explain techniques such as shading with chalk pastels and painting with watercolours. Includes QR links to download free images and watch video clips with drawing tips and inspiration.
Do you know how to paint a watercolour wash, spatter paint or create resist effects with oil pastels? Bursting with inspiration, this book contains over 120 ideas for painting, drawing, printing and making collages. Budding artists can follow the simple step-by-step instructions exactly or use the ideas to create their own works of art.
Young children can discover the magic of the orchestra with this sound book. Each page has an embedded button to press to hear instruments from brass to drums, as well as the whole orchestra playing together. There are snippets of information about each instrument and a QR link to listen to the complete piece of music online.
An action-packed book filled with building sites to explore, construction machines to learn about and a demolition site in action. Lift the flaps to discover the work that goes into building a house, a bridge, a skyscraper and more, the jobs people do and the machines that are used. An exciting introduction to how buildings go up - and come down.
Examine a gallery of famous portraits and learn the stories behind them, while finding out fascinating information about the artists and the people they painted. With the rise of the 'selfie' and social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, modern-day portraits have become incredibly popular and this book is a brilliant guide to their origin.
How To Draw is a fun, exciting way for your child to learn how to draw and unleash their inner artist. With simple skill building, encouraging tips and prompts, and beautiful examples from famous artists' work, drawing has never been so easy and inspiring. How to Draw is packed with practical drawing tips, and with spaces to practise throughout the book,...