23 Ways to be a Great Artist

A step-by-step guide to creating artwork inspired by famous masterpieces

23 Ways to be a Great Artist
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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781609928339
Publisher: QEB Publishing
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Guided Reading Level: T
Grade Level Equivalent: 5



The book is packed full of step-by-step projects for crafty kids eager to discover the secrets to creating a masterpiece. Paint like Jackson Pollock, sculpt like Henry Moore, and make paper cut-outs like Matisse! With a mixture of simple and challenging projects, readers can learn how to emulate the greatest artists from history and modern times. The reader will also learn about the artist behind each project and how to adapt the techniques to use on a variety of creative endeavours.

The author

Jennifer McCully is a graphic designer who expanded her horizon to include mixed-media work. Her creative spirit can be seen on her bold canvases, which feature vibrant and simple objects that are both energetic and inspiring. Her childlike creations evoke happiness and draw inspiration from practically anything. Jennifer is a full-time Etsy seller, operating four different shops, and the author of ARTrageous! and The Grown-Up's Guide to Paint Pouring with Kids, both from Walter Foster Publishing. Visit her online at www.jennifermccully.com

Born in Long Island NY, all Doreen Mulryan ever wanted to do was draw and ice skate!

For school, she attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA as a fine arts major, then moved on to New York's School of Visual Arts, where she received her degree in illustration and cartooning.

After graduation, she worked at Marvel Comics as a production assistant where she met her lovely husband. After a few years working alongside super heroes, she went on to do product design at Russ Berrie. Now, she works as a freelance illustrator and designer from the comfort of her home (in fuzzy slippers)... with her daughter and puppy, Baxter Blue Cheese, by her side!

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Format: Paperback / softback, 64 Pages
ISBN: 9781609928339
Size: 7.75 in x 10.125 in x 0.3 in / 196.85 mm x 257.18 mm x 7.62 mm
Age Range: 9-12 years