This is a complete course in drawing, painting and illustration for young artists. It is filled with challenging tutorials, practical projects and tips from professional artists. The media covered range from pencils, crayons and paints to clay, mixed media and computers. All students taking GCSE and A-level art as well as anyone trying to get into art school needs to provide course work and projects for their portfolio. This book covers the important topics and provides over 200 projects that will guide students and give them inspiration for developing their own projects.
Valerie Colston has taught art history and art studies to both adults and children at venues ranging from community colleges to military bases. She has created a renowned art resource website for parents, teachers and students. She has also written numerous articles for various educational and craft publications.