13 Art Illusions Children Should Know

13 Art Illusions Children Should Know

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Baker & Taylor
Children love to be fooled--and artists are some of the greatest tricksters around. This collection features artworks that incorporate a variety of methods for tricking our eyes: including trompe l'oeil, clever uses of color and perspective, Surrealism, and Photo-Realism. Arranged thematically, each work is presented in a two-page spread. Lively texts explain the methods the artists employed to shape their illusions. Reproduced in vibrant color, these pieces of ripe fruit, blooming flowers, a half-openedcurtain, flickering lines, and impossible worlds come alive on the page, providing hours of absorbing fun as readers are drawn into the stories behind their creation. Playful, intriguing, and educational, these great illusions are a terrific way to introduce children to the world of art --

Gardners
This collection of masterpieces in the art of illusion will delight and entertain readers of all ages.

Baker
& Taylor

Introduces thirteen optical tricks used by such artists as Renâe Magritte, Jan van Eyck, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, and Victor Vasarely.

Prestel Publishing
Children love to be fooled—and artists are some of the greatest tricksters around. This collection features artworks that incorporate a variety of methods for tricking our eyes: including trompe l’oeil, clever uses of color and perspective, Surrealism, and Photo-Realism. Arranged thematically, each work is presented in a two-page spread. Lively texts explain the methods the artists employed to shape their illusions. Reproduced in vibrant color, these pieces of ripe fruit, blooming flowers, a half-opened curtain, flickering lines, and impossible worlds come alive on the page, providing hours of absorbing fun as readers are drawn into the stories behind their creation. Playful, intriguing, and educational, these great illusions are a terrific way to introduce children to the world of art.

Publisher: Munich ; London : Prestel, c2012
ISBN: 9783791371108
379137110X
Characteristics: 45 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm

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Dec 17, 2014

A fun and interactive book perfect for upper elementary students.

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