Author(s): Luisa Martelo
This unusual art activity book featuring fish introduces children to a variety of Indian art traditions. The fish is imagined and rendered in eight different folk and tribal styles. Through tracing, patterning and coloring the fish, the child can immerse herself in detailed exploration of styles -- or just have fun. Older children will begin to understand that art is as much about the imagination as it is about depiction.
* A happy introduction of eight different Indian folk and indigenous art styles to children* Accessible and inclusive art activity book, appealing to a range of skills* Features the fish in startlingly diverse and delightful ways along with interesting contextual information* Ideal for use in holiday camps and leisure activity in schools* Explore the Book - an educational aid featuring notes on different Indian art traditions available
Luisa Martelo is a graphic designer from Porto, Portugal, living and working in London for the last 6 years. While freelancing and working for design studios for the last 2 years, Luisa has also explored design out of its traditional client-based context.