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13 Art Materials Children Should Know

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Description for 13 Art Materials Children Should Know Hardcover. This fun and educational journey through art history shows young readers how the materials artists use in their work have evolved over the centuries, around the world. Num Pages: 48 pages, 60 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: AG; AGZ; YN; YNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 280 x 240. .
The earliest artists wielded bones, pieces of ivory, and wooden sticks to create works that tell us much about how ancient civilizations lived and thought. Today artists are using found objects to make elaborate pieces that are equally revealing. Aimed at young readers, this fascinating book focuses on 13 kinds of artistic materials to trace the development of artistic expression throughout history. Illustrated spreads explore how precious metals and gems were used by ancient Egyptian artisans and how Greek sculptors created beautiful vessels out of clay. It reveals the importance of cast metals to the Romans, and glass to the ... Read more

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About Narcisa Marchioro
NARCISA MARCHIORO teaches art to young people. She lives in northeastern Italy.

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Informative and entertaining, this latest addition to the outstanding Prestel Publishing's 13 Children Should Know series reveals how resourcefulness and ingenuity are the artist's most precious tools. -Midwest Book Review

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