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Review: Painting is a Class Act

What a bright, colourful enticing book to help the jaded class teacher who is embarking upon yet another mad painting session!  It is designed to put the skills back into the teaching of art, by using paint as a challenging medium. This book has inspired me to dig out the paints and give the children some quality art teaching. Continue reading

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Celebrate ‘Big Draw Month’ with Brilliant Publications

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

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