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Looking at pictures : an introduction to art for young people

Author: Joy Richardson; Charlotte Voake; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.,
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A children's guide to the collection of the National Gallery, London. A large-size volume that introduces art appreciation to middle-graders and describes different types of pictures and techniques. With separate sections on such themes as portraits, landscapes, & techniques, including color & light, this is an approachable guide to art appreciation for middle school students. Bowker Authored Title code.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Binding)
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Richardson; Charlotte Voake; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.,
ISBN: 0810942526 9780810942523
OCLC Number: 36887673
Notes: Includes index.
Charlotte Voake (born 1957) is a Welsh children's illustrator who has won several awards including the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize in 1997. Voake was born and raised in Wales. She studied art history at the University of London where she also illustrated her first book. She has both written and illustrated her own books and illustrated books for other authors including Julia Donaldson.
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introducing paintings --
Behind the scenes in a gallery --
Painting for a purpose --
Telling a story --
Hidden meanings --
Layer upon layer --
Focus on colour --
Tricking the eye --
Ordinary and extraordinary --
The power of light --
Painting people --
Still life --
Magic landscapes --
Making arrangements --
List of artists.
Responsibility: Joy Richardson ; with illustrations by Charlotte Voake.

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A children's guide to the collection of the National Gallery, London. A large-size volume that introduces art appreciation to middle-graders and describes different types of pictures and techniques. With separate sections on such themes as portraits, landscapes, & techniques, including color & light, this is an approachable guide to art appreciation for middle school students. Bowker Authored Title code.

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