Discover the stories told through the world's greatest pottery. An introduction to history of art for Key Stage 2.
Featuring six pieces of pottery from around the world, this book explores different types of story; from Greek legend in Pablo Picasso's Pan plaque to Chinese legend in the Fo porcelain lion-dog. Each piece of pottery is looked at in detail, and a more general introduction to the medium provides a historical context.
Step-by-step projects show children how to create their own ceramic masterpieces, using the techniques of the art form. Cast a plaque, make a Nasca pot or produce your own plate!
The Stories in Art series explores the narratives told through different art mediums. A great introduction to the history of art for children at Key Stage 2.