Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Get Into Art Animals {Tuesday's Treasures}

One of the things I enjoy about our library visits is discovering new books to bring home and explore. Upon a recent visit to our local library I discovered a new book with plenty of hands on step by step projects. Get into Art Animals is not a typical art projects book. 

This book is two fold in it's approach.  Firstly it introduces the reader to a famous art piece and the artist who created it, then it gives a step by step hands on project for you to create your own version of the art work you have just learned about.

Susie encourages us to know that art is not only something we observe but rather something that we can all do, she does a wonderful job encouraging the reader to try new mediums to create their own masterpieces of art.

The Details
  • Title: Get into Art Animals
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages:31 
  • Publisher: Pan MacMillan  
  • Publication Date:20 Aug 2013 
  • ISBN 10: 0753470586 
  • ISBN 13:9780753470589 
  • Author  Susie Brooks 
  • Illustrator
There are 12 art pieces and artists:
  1. The Snail - Henri matisse
  2. Suspense - Sir Edwin Landseer
  3. Crinkly Giraffe - Alexander Calder
  4. The Bird - Georges Braque
  5. Peacock and Magpie - Edward Bawden
  6. Fish - MC Escher
  7. Carnival of Harlequin - Joan Miro
  8. Totem Poles - Wayne Alfred, Beau Dick and Ellen Neel
  9. Yellow Cow - Franz Marc
  10. Dragon Dish - Chinese Artist
  11. Portrait of Maurice - Andy Warhol
  12. Jockeys in the Rain - Edgar Dagas
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