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Children's Book of Art
Children's Book of Art


 
An Introduction to the World's Most Amazing Paintings and Sculptures
Price: $24.95

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Description
 
This engaging guide takes children on an international tour of the world's greatest art, from the first daubs of paint in prehistoric caves to modern art. The book's approach is to look at art as an international exchange of ideas, not a straight history of western art.

It includes:
  • All of the important art movements, from Renaissance to Rococo
  • Great painters from all these eras
  • Art techniques and activities
  • Timelines
The book is divided into three sections:
  • Early art
  • Modern art
  • Sculpture
Artists highlighted include
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Jan van Eyck
  • Jan Vermeer
  • Katsushika Hokusai
  • Claude Monet
  • Michelangelo
  • and many more
Art technique activities include:
  • How to make frescoes and mosaics
  • How to create colors
  • How to paint with oils and pastels
  • How to carve wood
  • and more


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