Have you ever looked at a great work of art and thought, 'I could have done that'? Well, now's your chance! Try your hand at creating your own quirky pictures inspired by the world's most famous artists with more than 25 guided drawing projects, from Picasso-style portraits and Kandinsky abstracts to marvellous Mondrians and Matisses.
What is art? How does art tell stories? Where do artists get their ideas from? Open this fascinating book to discover explosive ideas, wild colours, unexpected views and amazing works of art by world-famous artists. Includes Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites where you can take a virtual tour of a gallery, look at famous paintings up close...
Take an exclusive tour of the world's most exciting museums and discover their hidden treasures. This behind-the-scenes guide showcases a huge range of incredible artefacts from history and reveals the hard work, care, and effort that goes into collecting, preserving, and storing them.
Uncover all the fun tips and tricks needed to improve your drawing skills and become an incredible artist, with this How to Draw book. Learn how to draw anything and everything - from funny people and dangerous dinosaurs to blossoming flowers and crazy cartoons - with this fantastic step-by-step drawing book for kids.
Create adorable kawaii characters with this easy-to-follow drawing book! Originating in Japan, the kawaii art style literally translates as 'cute' and turns people, animals and even food into lovable characters. Hello Kitty, Pikachu and Pusheen are all kawaii characters, and the style is as popular as ever.
Can you draw a circle, square, or triangle? Then you can draw anything! This book presents a new, easy-to-follow art method that makes drawing super-accessible, utterly undaunting, and huge fun. Just follow the clear, step-by-step instructions, and you'll soon be drawing people, transport, fairytale characters and much more! Recommended for children aged...
Listen to special arrangements of Vivaldi's Four Seasons concerti for violin while exploring the changing seasons in this stunning book. Each beautifully illustrated scene shows a different season with fingertrails to explore and a button to press to listen to the music. A delightful way for children to discover Vivaldi's much loved music.
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.
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.
Creative scientists will love the mix of information and activities in this educational book full of artistic ideas. Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls how to communicate their ideas visually, create the tools they need and use techniques to improve their learning. Start a lifelong passion for exploring STEM subjects through art - STEAM!
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.