Look! Seeing the Light in Art
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Look! Seeing the Light in Art

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Beautifully printed on fine, glossy paper, this book introduces young readers to the enduring pleasures of art by showing how its makers use light. Author Gillian Wolfe draws on famous artists from various times and cultures, revealing how they depict dramatic light, mysterious light, cold light, hot light, dappled light, rainy light, light patterns, light shapes, and many...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published December 28th 2006 by Frances Lincoln Children's Books (first published June 30th 2006)
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Sue Smith
Sometimes reading a book geared to children to help explain a concept in simpler terms, is the best way to see it. This book explores the usage of light in art in all it's varied forms and does a great job of it too.

Being on a perpetual art quest myself and having taught art to others, any book that can help you 'see' a concept in a simpler manner - especially one as important as the usage of light in art - is a great tool. Sometimes it's good to go to the basics and reacquaint yourself with th...more
Loved it! I'm a sucker for art books but this one is very well done. Wonderful paintings are shown and readers are asked thought provoking questions. I'm buying a copy for myself and I'm sad it's a 2006 book or I would booktalk it at WLA.
interesting, but not fascinating. Maybe I just don't have the soul of an artist.
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