Meet the Artist: Frank Bowling by Zoe Whitley


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Enter into the vivid world of Frank Bowling and create your own inspiring art along the way!

Meet the Artist: Frank Bowling is packed with inspiring activities for young artists. Experiment with paints and glue in ways you never imagined, make layered collages using recycling and design your own world using stencils and fantasy maps! A fantastic, vibrant introduction to one of Britain’s most important painters.

The Meet the Artist series of activity books introduces children to internationally renowned artists in a fun and engaging way. Every book includes a brief introduction to the artist’s life followed by a series of drawing-based activities that explore prominent themes and ideas in their work. Featuring beautiful reproductions of key artworks, and illustrated by a leading contemporary illustrator, every book in the Meet the Artist series encourages children to use art as an avenue for exploring ideas and expressing their own experiences through art-making.

Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Los Angeles, Zoé Whitley now calls London “home”, where she lives with her husband and daughter. She is Curator, International Art at Tate Modern. Her favourite pastimes are talking and travelling, both usually art-related.

With roots in Lyon, Amsterdam and London, Hélène Baum is an illustrator currently based in Berlin. Her work is stunningly rich, colourful and playful. She draws inspiration from mythology, black history, fashion, patterns, colour and nature to create her vibrant images.