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Make Art with the Greats : Discover Brilliant Artists and Try Their Techniques for Yourself - Amy-Jane Adams

Make Art with the Greats

Discover Brilliant Artists and Try Their Techniques for Yourself

By: Amy-Jane Adams

Paperback | 8 June 2024

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What makes good art? Learn the tricks of the trade and tackle the techniques from the greatest artists from around the world with this fun activity-sketch book.

Create your very own dream-like ceiling inspired by Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, draw a self-portrait like Picasso, collage like Matisse and understand conceptual art with thought-provoking tasks inspired by Tracey Emin and many more besides. Covering everything from collage to pop art, expressionism to surrealism, this essential activity book will let you step into the shoes of the artists and learn how to master their craft.

With helpful hints, tips and step-by-steps, Make Art with the Greats will help you to build your creative confidence as you explore the world’s most famous artists throughout history, from the early Renaissance to the present day. Familiarise yourself with the tricks of the trade by tackling a broad range of creative tasks and get to know the artists with a short biography and low-down on their practice.

As Jackson Pollock once said, ‘some artists build things with a brush, some with a shovel, some with a pen'. So, get ready to dabble with different artistic techniques alongside the biggest names in the world...and make art with the greats.

About the Author

Amy Jane Adams (AJ) is a British author, painter, installation artist, illustrator, photographer and set designer. She is particularly obsessed with buildings and the people who lived in them and is inspired by the Italian Renaissance, pop art and graffiti. Her clients include Jenny Packham, National Trust, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Church of England. She has exhibited at the Courtauld Institute of Art (2010) and Gloucester Cathedral (2017) became host to a 30-metre length 'carpet' designed by the artist and painted by over one thousand visitors to the world-famous heritage site. She lives and works in London.

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