M. R. James
Discover your artistic style through the pages of this children's craft book. More than that, this book encourages art as a STEM field and teaches kids the history of art, art theory, and introduces them to the most notable artists who have influenced art movements.
How To Be An Artist includes fascinating details on how art has developed through the years and gives children the opportunity to learn key artistic skills. The book includes:
- Step-by-step projects, information about artistic movements, and profiles on pioneering artists
- Four sections: drawing, painting, crafting, nature, and animating
- Information on the educational importance of including art in STEM learning
- Over 30 art activities for kids to try at home
Create your own masterpieces while you learn to paint, draw and design. How to be an Artist is an exciting introduction to a lifetime of art appreciation. Author Natalie Abadzis includes over 30 activities to encourage and stimulate even the most reluctant young artist.
From basics, such as mark-making, composition, and perspective to the trickier techniques of illusion and paper engineering, to woodwork, photography, and sculpting, this art activity book for kids gets their creative juices flowing. Plus, introductions to artists such as Frida Kahlo, Albreach Drurer and Yayoi Kusama will inspire and excite budding artists!
DK's How To Be series is aimed at young readers ages 7-9. These books introduce them to STEM fields such as science, maths, and now art. These books are fun and engaging and make these subjects a pleasure to learn. Other books in this series include How to be a Scientist and How to be a Maths Whizz.