Kids love picture books! They instantly engage with the stories and feel connected to the characters and scenes within them. Picture books are the perfect vehicle to teach art and empower young artists. This one-of-a-kind project book shows children ages 5-10 how to draw and make art like their favorite picture book authors. With classroom-tested, student-approved activities, Making Picture Book Art Projects teaches new techniques, alternative media, and outside-the-box approaches to traditional illustration and story design. Included are 15 fun step-by-step art projects that can be completed in less than an hour, focusing on a different award-winning, contemporary illustrator. With clear instructions, easy-to-find materials, and full-color illustrations, kids will discover how the pros make their illustrations, and learn to apply those methods to their own characters, scenes, and stories. - A children's project instruction book that shows kids how to draw and make art like their favorite picture book authors - Projects contain artistic lessons and projects with step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and photography - Teaches new techniques, alternative media, and outside-the-box approaches to traditional illustration and story design - Features classroom-tested, student-approved projects that can be completed in under an hour with simple, easy-to-find objects - Addie Boswell is a popular Portland muralist, having created more than 20 public pieces in paint, paper, and metal for schools, hospitals, libraries, and non-profits - Interest ages 5-10
ADDIE BOSWELL is a writer, artist, and muralist who lives in Portland, Oregon. Addie's first book, The Rain Stomper (Two Lions, 2008) won the 2009 Oregon Spirit Award. She was also included in Oregon Reads Aloud, a 2017 collection of the state's top authors and illustrators.
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