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Portraits

Portraits( )
Author: Thomson, Ruth
Series title:A First Look at Art Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7910-7948-5
Publication Date:Dec 2003
Publisher:Facts On File, Incorporated
Imprint:Chelsea House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.95USD $23.00
Book Description:

A portrait is an image of a particular person, who has usually posed for the artist. In this book you'll explore the different ways in which artists can portray people. Learn why people started painting portraits and try activities such as painting a friend or making a silhouette to improve your own skills.

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / Painting
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.5 x 12 Inches
Author Biography
Thomson, Ruth (Author)
Ruth Thomson is an award-winning educational author and editor, who specializes in writing books on art and history. She has an MA in Museum and Gallery Learning, and has written titles and art packs for the National Gallery, the Tate Galleries, and the Imperial War Museum. Her history books include a series about Victorian childhood, and books about the Plains Indians and Aztecs.

Thomson's title, Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust, has garnered many accolades, including being named to the 2012 ALA Notable Children's Books list and winning the 2012 ALCS Educational Writers' Award. Her interest in Terezin was sparked by research for an educational pack on Holocaust art for the London Gallery of Jewish Art.

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