Susie Hodge
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Learn about 21 key art movements across history, and create over 21 unique art projects inspired by them with a bumper pack of materials. 

The box kit is packed with sheets of art supplies, giving you everything you need for all the projects in the book. Enclosed are:

  • 3 sheets of card stencils
  • 9 sheets of press-out paper pieces
  • 3 sheets of coloured tissue paper
  • 4 sticker sheets
  • 14 sheets of patterned printed paper
  • 7 press-out model sheets

Inspired by the art movements highlighted in the book, the step-by-step projects enable you to craft unique sculptures, model monuments, collages, paintings, and installations.
Explore art from around the world, from prehistory to the present day, including:

  • Prehistoric art: Cave paintings, Venus of Willendorf
  • Ancient art from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Indus Valley
  • Islamic Art: Calligraphy, Ottoman tiles, Persian Kilim, Mamluk metalwork
  • Aztec and Incan art: jewellery and relief carvings
  • Italian Renaissance: perspective, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo
  • Optical Illusions: trompe l'oeil, impossible objects, Hogarth and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva
  • The art of Benin: Edo bronze work
  • Mughal Art: Architecture (Taj Mahal), Miniature Paintings, Sahifa Banu
  • Edo Period Japan: Woodblock Art and Hosukai, Nanga and Ema Saikō, formal gardens
  • Korean Joseon Art: art and poetry with Heo Nanseolheon, Jeong Seon, pottery
  • Indonesian traditional art: Batik textiles, shadow puppetry
  • Imperial Chinese art: calligraphy, porcelain, Yun Bing
  • First Nations of Western Canada: wooden carvings, chilkat weaving, formlines
  • Modernism: Fauvism and Henri Matisse, Frida Kahlo
  • Impressionism: Mary Cassat, Monet
  • Post-Impressionism: Vincent van Gogh, pointillism and Georges Seurat
  • Aboriginal Art of Australia: dot painting and the Dreamtime
  • American Modernism: Georgia O'Keeffe, Morgan Russell
  • Abstract Art: Hilma af Klint, Wassily Kandinsky
  • Pop Art: screenprinting and Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein
  • Street Art: Keith Haring, Basquiat, Banksy, Falko 1

Written by Susie Hodge, a British art historian, author, artist, and journalist with more than one hundred books to her name for both adults and children. She has an MA in the history of art from Birkbeck, University of London, and is a fellow of the Royal Society for Arts. She has twice been named the No. 1 art writer by the Independent. She often appears in documentaries, arts programmes and news channels, and is valued for her ability to simplify complex ideas quickly for viewers.
Illustrated by Jenny Bowers, a member of an award-winning design studio and a
graduate of the Royal College of Art, London. Her illustrations can be seen on the packaging of Le Chocolat des Français often found in museums such as the MOMA. Her work has also been featured in large magazines such as Vogue Japon and newspapers such as the Guardian.
Make Art promotes artistic freedom to inspire young minds aged 7 and up.

Format Kit 48 Pages
ISBN 9781836001430
Size6.50 in x 9.06 in / 165.00 mm x 230.00 mm
Published Date September 12th, 2024
Susie Hodge
Susie Hodge is a UK author who has written widely on art, art history and art techniques. She has published over 100 books, including The Short Story of Art, Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That: Modern Art Explained and Modern Art Explained.
Jenny Bowers

JENNY BOWERS is one tenth of the UK based illustration collective Peepshow. She studied Illustration and Animation at Manchester Metropolitan University and then did an MA in Animation at the Royal College of Art graduating in 1999. She joined Peepshow in 2003 has worked collaboratively with Peepshow members and individually on commercial and self initiated projects ever since. Her work all starts with a pencil, a paint brush and a tube of black paint. Her clients are many and varied, encompassing editorial work, packaging illustration, and textile design. Clients include AOL, Clinique, Kate Spade, Roxy, Elle Decoration, The Guardian, howies, Samsung, Waitrose, and The Victoria and Albert Museum.

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