These enchanting Artist Coloring Books are a wonderful way to introduce children to the work of great artists while also providing them with fun activities for developing their own artistic skills. They are recommended for children age six and older.
Author — Various.
Paperback. 32 pages. 11" × 9¼" (28 cm × 24 cm).
Marc Chagall — Inspired by memories of his childhood in Russia and his Jewish heritage, Marc Chagall's dreamlike Cubist paintings — many of which include animals — are sure to appeal to budding artists everywhere.
Salvador Dalí — From melting clocks and floating faces to a ship with butterfly wings for sails, the work of Surrealist master Salvador Dalí can't fail to delight and inspire young imaginations.
Leonardo da Vinci — Perhaps the most accomplished painter, sculptor, architect, and inventor of all time, da Vinci is a universally acknowledged genius who epitomizes the ideal of the Renaissance Man. His intriguing paintings, as well as his whimsical inventions, are sure to make a connection with kids.
Edgar Degas — One of the best-known and best-loved of the French Impressionists, Degas is among the most important artists of the 19th century. His depictions of ballerinas, in particular, are sure to inspire children's imaginations.
Paul Gauguin — Bursting with the vibrant color and interesting people, the paintings of Paul Gauguin make the groundbreaking work of the Fauves (or wild beasts) accessible and engaging.
Edward Hopper — Best known for his 1942 masterpiece "Nighthawks," Hopper's realist paintings of urban and rural scenes are some of the most popular works in American art history.
Henri Matisse — Kids are certain to love coloring in the bonneted ladies, dancing figures, and riotous patterns that mark the work of Modernist master Henri Matisse, one of the founding fathers of 20th century painting.
Joan Miró — The biomorphic abstractions of Spanish Surrealist Joan Miró are fun for kids to color with their flowing, curvilinear shapes and fantastic imaginary creatures.
Claude Monet — Gorgeous landscapes, lily ponds, and haystacks mark the work of this luminary figure of Impressionism, whose work "Impression, Sunrise" gave the art movement its name.
Vincent van Gogh — The unsung genius of the Fauves, Vincent van Gogh's fascinating portraits, vibrant landscapes, and bold flowers are always a hit with kids.
Jan Vermeer — One of the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age, Vermeer is best known for his haunting interior scenes and intriguing portraits. Works such as his 1665 "Girl With a Pearl Earring" are sure to inspire and delight children of all ages.
Andy Warhol — From soup cans to cows and everything in-between, the playful work of Pop luminary Andy Warhol makes learning about art history interesting and fun.