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By Susan Schwake

"Susan Schwake's Art Lab for children is a well-thought-out consultant, making it effortless to introduce artwork into kid's lives. uncomplicated, transparent motives of process, mixed with notion from confirmed artists, will let young ones to think winning and inspired to discover paintings as a kind of expression." - Rebecca Emberley, best-selling kid's booklet writer and illustrator

"Art Lab for Kids will make a necessary contribution to the literature of kid's artistic paintings stories for lecturers and others who think within the price of paintings within the schooling of all youngsters. The actions are adaptable to newbies of all degrees and are hugely inventive and hard whereas balancing the creative technique with the opportunity of a significant product. This e-book could be an immense addition to our application in paintings instructor education." - invoice Haust, Chairman, division of artwork schooling, Plymouth country University

"Art Lab for Kids encourages every age to be fearless in looking and nurturing their creativity. With classes, idea, and recommendation, Susan Schwake grants the instruments to discover and discover your inventive side." - Kathreen Ricketson, chanced on and editor of and

A fresh resource of rules for developing tremendous paintings with youngsters, Art Lab for Kids encourages the artist’s personal voice, marks, and magnificence. This enjoyable and artistic e-book positive aspects fifty two high-quality artwork tasks set into weekly classes, starting with drawing, relocating via portray and printmaking, after which construction to paper college and combined media. each one lesson gains and pertains to the paintings and magnificence of a latest artist. Lisa Congdon, Megan Bogonovich, and Amy Rice are only a number of the artists integrated. The labs can be utilized as singular tasks or to accumulate to a 12 months of hand-on effective artwork studies. the teachings during this e-book are open-ended to be explored over and over–with diversified effects every time! colourful photographs illustrate how varied humans utilizing an analogous lesson will yield diversified effects, exemplifying the best way the lesson brings out each one artist’s own sort. Art Lab for Kids is the ideal e-book for artistic households, acquaintances, and neighborhood teams and works as lesson plans for either skilled and new artwork academics. little ones of every age and event degrees may be guided via adults and should take pleasure in those attractive exercises.

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LAB 11 Painting in the Style of . . Think First: This Lab encourages you to paint through the eyes of a famous artist. Choose a master work that you are drawn to—and love. In this lesson, we are using Georgia O’Keeffe, but any artist you choose will do. Have a good copy of the original work, either from a book or the Internet, to work from. Materials • primed canvas or board • pencil • acrylic paints • variety of small and large bristle brushes • image of an artist’s work • water containers • newspaper and paper towels • Plexiglas palette Let’s Go!

Fig. 3). Wrinkles are good. Encourage them by tickling the plastic wrap a bit (fig. 4). Fig. 3: Apply plastic wrap. Fig. 4: Encourage wrinkles by squeezing together areas of the plastic wrap. 6. Do this to all of your papers. Let them all dry overnight. Don’t peek! 7. Peel off the plastic in the morning and find your beautiful paintings waiting for you! 8. Keep the plastic wrap in a folder for the next time you want to make these paintings. Go Further Use black ink to make a drawing over a painting you are not satisfied with.

1: Start anywhere on your paper with your first color. 3. Use a repeated shape in different sizes and colors to fill in areas. Use both light and dark values for the most impact (fig. 2). Fig. 2: Repeat shapes in different sizes and colors. 4. Try painting different shapes together in the same colors, or paint the same shape in different sizes (fig. 3). Fig. 3: Try painting different shapes. 5.

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