Be An Artist Every Day / My Year of Art
365 art-based, on-the-page activities; stimulates the creative left brain; takes a straightforward approach - art is for everyone, every day; and provides inspirational content.Three hundred sixty-five art-based, on-the-page activities-one for each day of the year. A combination of imaginative prompts and step-by-steps are designed to unleash creativity. Inspirational content devised by expert author Susan Schwake will stimulate the creative left brain; the diverse range of activities include wearing your favorite color and noticing how it makes you feel, feeling different textures, counting the number of different colors in your bedroom, and recording it all in words and pictures in your journal.
The straightforward approach of this book encourages the reader to think creatively, even if they don't feel that they have the "right" skills or knowledge. The straightforward approach of this book encourages the reader to think creatively, even if they don’t feel that they have the “right” skills or knowledge. When completed, the reader will have a souvenir of the 365 days in which they discovered their own personal creativity.
Available in the US through Usborn Books (My Year of Art)
52 Creative Adventures to Find Your Voice Through Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, and Sculpture (Lab Series)
Follow-up to the best-selling Art Lab for Kids, with 52 new projects!
Art Lab for Kids: Express Yourself is a fun collection of art activities that
encourage children to create freely, using their own thoughts and experiences
as a guide.
The most important gift we can give children is to nurture their creativity
and allow them to express themselves freely. There’s no better way to
express yourself than through creative art projects. This is especially true
for children as it provides them with an outlet to explore their developing
interests and strengths.
Each lesson asks questions and offers personal choices while encouraging diverse approaches and creative thinking. Many projects include varying examples and executions of the activity to illustrate and reinforce the open-ended nature of the labs, inspiring children to embrace and share their own voice.
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Art Lab for Kids: Express Yourself contains 52 all new and original art
projects that will help each young artist develop their own style, document
their thoughts, and build confidence in their unique perspective. Each lesson
asks questions and offers personal choices while encouraging diverse
approaches and creative thinking.
- The Colorful Beasts project incorporates discussion of endangered
animals with the Blue Rider art movement. Children use torn colored
tissue paper and glue to create an expressive representation of a favorite
- In I Built This City, children imagine and build their own cityscape using
columns of newspaper text to make buildings, watercolor for the
background, and marker to fill in the detail and add residents.
- Many projects include varying examples and executions of the process to
illustrate and reinforce the open-ended nature of the labs, inspiring
children to embrace and share their own voice.
Give children the great gift of creative self-exploration with Art Lab for Kids: