• The School of Art

Broom, Jenny, ed. 2015, Book, The School of Art Wide Eyed Editions, London, UK. ISBN 978-1-84780-611-6

Abstract or Description:

The School of Art is a fully-illustrated children's activity book which introduces basic design elements and key design principles to young readers (8-11 years old). The narrative follows the adventures of five expert professors in their art school studios who together, demonstrate key concepts - from composition and colour to line, shape and perspective - never previously brought together in a children's art compendium. The book is based upon extensive research into design, perception theory, key stage skill sets, and the history of art school teaching. The School of Art is co-published in Australia, USA; and, with translated versions in France, Brazil, and Russia. The School of Art appears on the shortlist for the prestigious '2016 Educational Writers'Award for Creative Educational Writing'; the '2016 English 4-11 Picture Book Awards' from the English Association Journal; and, amongst other accolades, has appeared on the Guardian newspaper's non-fiction children's book of the year shortlist (2015).

IllustratorFrost, Daniel
Official URL: http://www.wideeyededitions.com
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W800 Imaginative Writing
School or Centre: School of Communication
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2016 21:17
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2020 16:40
URI: https://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2250
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