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October is Big Draw Month with the Campaign for Drawing. To coincide with this Brilliant Publications have announced the launch of their new art series: ‘Painting is a Class Act’.
‘Painting is a Class Act’ follows on from Meg Fabian’s award-winning series ‘Drawing is a Class Act’. This series provides a structured approach to the development of painting skills at primary school level. With clearly laid-out plans these books can teach children a range of skills from the National Curriculum, including: art history, brush strokes, mixing colours, stencilling, and much more. Continue reading
October is Big Draw Month with the Campaign for Drawing, whose promise to continue their campaign until the phrase “I can’t draw” is no longer in the English language.
If you visit their website you will find news of upcoming events this month aimed at getting young children drawing.
Here, we share the same ambition, and would like to share with you two excellent book series for primary school art. The first is ‘Drawing is a Class Act‘ by Meg Fabian, which won the Global Learning Initiative Award for Best Curriculum Material at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. This three book series covers the entire primary school age range: Years 1-2, Years 3-4, and Years 5-6. Sample pages can be seen at the links above. Continue reading
Leading businesswoman Priscilla Hannaford, CEO of Brilliant Publications, was in Frankfurt last week speaking at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The event, titled: “International Success Stories”, was aimed at promoting international trade in the educational books market.
Focusing largely on the need for a creative approach to teaching at a young age, Priscilla spoke on how Brilliant Publications’ success stems from concentrating on the niche markets, which the mainstream publishing companies neglect. As a result, Brilliant Publications have found an international market for their books, with books published in Germany, Turkey, Australia, South Korea and Mexico, amongst others. Continue reading