Art Lab for Kids

Art Lab for Kids

52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Paper, and Mixed Media for Budding Artists

eBook - 2012
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"Susan Schwake's Art Lab for Kids is a well-thought-out guide, making it easy to introduce art into children's lives. Simple, clear explanations of technique, combined with inspiration from established artists, will enable children to feel successful and encouraged to explore art as a form of expression." - Rebecca Emberley, best-selling children's book author and illustrator " Art Lab for Kids encourages all ages to be fearless in seeking and nurturing their creativity. With lessons, inspiration, and advice, Susan Schwake gives you the tools to find and explore your artistic side." - Kathreen Ricketson, found and editor of http://www.whipup.net and http://www.action-pack.com A refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, Art Lab for Kids encourages the artist's own voice, marks, and style. This fun and creative book features 52 fine art projects set into weekly lessons, beginning with drawing, moving through painting and printmaking, and then building to paper collage and mixed media. Each lesson features and relates to the work and style of a contemporary artist. Lisa Congdon, Megan Bogonovich, and Amy Rice are just a few of the artists included. The labs can be used as singular projects or to build up to a year of hand-on fine art experiences. The lessons in this book are open-ended to be explored over and over with different results each time! Colorful photos illustrate how different people using the same lesson will yield different results, exemplifying the way the lesson brings out each artist's personal style. Art Lab for Kids is the perfect book for creative families, friends, and community groups and works as lesson plans for both experienced and new art teachers. Children of all ages and experience levels can be guided by adults and will enjoy these engaging exercises.
Publisher: 2012. ,
ISBN: 9781610582117
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive

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A refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, Art Lab for Kids encourages the artist's own voice, marks, and style. This fun and creative book features 52 fine art projects set into weekly lessons, beginning with drawing, moving through painting and printmaking, and then build... Read More »


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jingyangharvard
Aug 29, 2020

Pretty realistic drawings, great for young art learners.

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geakitty
Jan 11, 2018

Is it like art things

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JOANNE CARR
Jun 30, 2015

Great book for budding artist because of all the techniques in the book

ChristchurchLib Jun 25, 2013

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El_Gato
Jan 30, 2013

Wonderful open ended lessons that covers a huge range of art. Includes "meet the artist" and websites in some lessons if you want to further the lesson. This is one of the most amazing art books for children I've seen.

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