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Books with title Three-Dimensional Art Adventures: 36 Creative, Artist-Inspired Projects in Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles, and More

  • Three-Dimensional Art Adventures: 36 Creative, Artist-Inspired Projects in Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles, and More

    Maja Pitamic, Jill Laidlaw

    Paperback (Chicago Review Press, Sept. 1, 2016)
    Three-dimensional art is bold, tactile, and fun—in other words, perfect for children who love to get their hands dirty.Three-Dimensional Art Adventures introduces young artists, ages 6 and up, to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose. Children will: - Weave a tapestry using yarn and a shoebox loom - Use found and recycled materials to assemble a still-life collage - Tie-dye a T-shirt using several pattern-creation techniques - Design and build a shadow box on a personal theme - Use modeling clay and pipe cleaners to create a spider sculpture - Create a colorful flower arrangement using wire, tissue paper, and other materials - Fold and cut paper, cardboard, and magazine photos to build an elaborate street scene - Carve a portrait into a clay slab and paint the raised surfaces to enhance the image - and 28 other engaging, hands-on projects.Authors and educators Maja Pitamic and Jill Laidlaw also explore the stories and meanings behind 18 well-known works of three-dimensional art as inspiration for these kid-tested, exciting, and creative projects. No prior knowledge of three-dimensional art is required—just enthusiasm for the subject and a willingness to discover.
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  • 3D Art Adventures: Over 35 Creative Artist-Inspired Projects in Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles and More

    Maja Pitamic

    Hardcover (Modern Books, May 19, 2016)
    Inspire and share with your child the wonderful world of art and encourage their creative abilities with Art Adventures. Authors Maja Pitamic and Jill Laidlaw explore the stories and meanings of 20 masterpieces of Western Art as inspiration for children to create their own exciting and creative art projects. Covering a diverse range of media - from tissue paper mosaic to charcoal drawing - this will encourage and develop your child's own creative abilities. The activities are designed for children aged 6 and up, with a range of simple and more challenging activities to suit the abilities of younger and older children. Each of the eight chapters covers a theme, Colour, Black & White, Shapes & Patterns, Animals, Portraits, Landscape, Myths & Legends, and Light & Shade. Each painting is presented in a story format, also including a question and answer section. This is followed by two art activities based on the techniques and visual effects of the painting