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How the West Was Drawn: Frederic Remington's Art

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A museum docent with thirty years of experience studying Russell and his art, Linda L. Osmundson provides a new look at this well-loved collection. Featuring one sculpture and twelve paintings by the artist, this compilation offers young readers an interactive self-guided tour with prompts and questions accompanying each work. An introduction guides the reader to use the ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 22nd 2012 by Pelican Publishing Company (first published February 15th 2012)
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Jul 15, 2013 Victoria rated it really liked it
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With 13 photos of Frederic Remington's best known paintings and bronze scuptures, this quick read is half picture book and half chapter book. It seems a great way to introduce kids to art literacy as well as acquaint them with the Wild West.

The author engages the reader by asking a few questions per art, such as "What do the cowboys wear?" and "Find three things that helped the cowboy do his job." and "Instead of a saddle, what does this Indian use?" The brief descriptions tell about the life a
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This book helps readers gain a better understanding of the artist's process, cowboy life in the 1800's and the techniques of looking at art.
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After taking a writing for children correspondence course at the age of 50, I began to write for magazines and newspapers. My articles appear in children, teacher, religious, travel, parent, senior magazines, newspapers, Chicken Soup for the Soul and Family Circle.

How the West Was Drawn: Cowboy Charlie's Art was my first book out in 2011 and the second in the series, Frederic Remington's Art, wil
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