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Story of Painting

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Description for Story of Painting Paperback. An history of Western Art from cave paintings through to modern times. It includes information about the artists and their lives and techniques. It is illustrated with a combination of full colour reproductions of the original works of art and line drawings. Num Pages: 96 pages, full colour illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 5AJ; YNA; YNH. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 230 x 166 x 10. Weight in Grams: 310.
The Story of Painting from the first cave paintings to modern masterpieces, this book follows the story of painting from the dawn of time to the present day. Shows how the ancient Greeks made waterproof paints, who the iconoclasts were and why they smashed paintings, puzzles over Mona Lisa’s mysterious smile, and lots more. Filled with fascinating facts, intriguing tales and tricks of the trade. With internet links to explore masterpieces from each era, and online art activities.

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About Abigail Wheatley
Abigail Wheatley (Author) Growing up in Australia and the UK, Abigail often found herself covered in paint or flour, or lost in a book. After a BA in English and a PhD on Medieval Castles, she combined her interests writing Usborne children's books - from cookery, craft and castles to science and unicorns.

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