The Art Room

The Art Room This richly illustrated story poem celebrates the experience of learning to paint in the presence of a master teacher Set in the s when artist Emily Carr was teaching art to children The

  • Title: The Art Room
  • Author: Susan Vande Griek Pascal Milelli
  • ISBN: 9780888994493
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This richly illustrated story poem celebrates the experience of learning to paint in the presence of a master teacher Set in the 1900s when artist Emily Carr 18711945 was teaching art to children, The Art Room highlights Carr s passion for painting the natural world and the sense of freedom she inspired in her students Emily Carr s work has been exhibited with, and freThis richly illustrated story poem celebrates the experience of learning to paint in the presence of a master teacher Set in the 1900s when artist Emily Carr 1871 1945 was teaching art to children, The Art Room highlights Carr s passion for painting the natural world and the sense of freedom she inspired in her students Emily Carr s work has been exhibited with, and frequently compared to, the art of Georgia O Keeffe and Frida Kahlo Pascal Milelli s illustrations are a perfect foil to the work Carr created.

    One thought on “The Art Room”

    1. How wonderful it would have been to have Emily Carr as an art teacher! This book depicts her love of freedom, beauty, commitment, and her relaxed and fun method of teaching children how to paint and draw. Beautifully illustrated.

    2. Biography in story-poem form.I guess it's based on a real person, so that's kind of cool. It takes place in the early 1900s, according to the inside flap. It's not really obvious from the book what time period it takes place in, except that the clothing seems outdated. A woman is teaching art, including painting and sketching, to children. They come to her flat and see all her animals. They go around as a group and paint stuff. It's descriptive. It doesn't even say where it takes place. It's ver [...]

    3. Gorgeous illustrations. A wonderful book to introduce Emily Carr and her work and to explore the art world.My daughter and I read this book before our painting time to "see with wide eyes" as the book states and inspire us with our work.

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