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The Extraordinary Book That Makes You An Artist

Illustrated by Go Suga
Published by Weldon Owen
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

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About The Book

A one-of-a-kind project book that turns into an art portfolio whilst turning its reader into an artist.

Anyone can be an artist! The Extraordinary Book That Makes You An Artist turns itself into paintings, sculptures, color wheels, golden ratio tools, viewfinders, surrealist games, op art and pop art, and more! Each page is a fun and unique project that any artist of any age can create and is filled with facts about art technique, color, and style.

The cover becomes a keepsake portfolio to house all of the completed creations, making a personal art show to visit again and again.

30 ART PROJECTS: From color wheels to cubism, portraiture to pop art, sculpture to spin art, the projects in this book use a variety of techniques, styles, and media to create inspiring art.

KEEPSAKE PORTFOLIO: The cover becomes a portfolio to house the completed creations.

LEARN ART SKILLS, TERMS AND FACTS: Filled with facts about art techniques, skills and ideas.

SUPPORTS STEAM: Creating art is an essential element of STEAM learning, which encourages proficiency in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

FOR ARTISTS OF ALL AGES: Projects can be completed by children on their own, with friends, or guided by adults.

ENCOURAGES CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION: Young artists will develop their skills and ideas, and knowledge to think and create.

About The Author

Mary Richards is an award-winning art writer, illustrator, and publisher. She adapted and edited David Hockney’s bestselling A History of Pictures for Children (Thames & Hudson), and is the author of The Modern Art Journal (Tate Publishing) and Splat: The Most Exciting Artists of All Time (Thames & Hudson). Mary was Publisher at the Hayward Gallery in London's Southbank Centre and Editor at Tate Publishing.

About The Illustrator

Go Suga is a Japanese-Australian artist. With a background in graphic design, Go believes in learning by doing. He evolves his style by constantly painting, drawing, and trying out new techniques and new materials. Born in Hiroshima, Go now lives on Australia's Gold Coast and combines his native culture with the surf lifestyle of his adopted home.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (July 18, 2023)
  • Length: 64 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781647226121
  • Ages: 6 - 99

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