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Meet the Artist: Peter Blake

Meet the Artist: Peter Blake

Paperback

Price: $12.95

  • Publication Date: December 17, 2019
  • Imprint: Tate Publishing
  • Trim Size: 11 x 9 34
  • ISBN: 9781849766258
  • Page Count: 32
  • Illustrations: Color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: North America, Latin America, Caribbean

Meet the Artist: Peter Blake is packed with inspiring activities for budding artists. Children can create their own bold pop art imagery using collage and different paintbrush techniques inspired by Peter Blake—an English pop artist best known for co-creating the album-cover design for the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

The book includes a brief introduction to the artist’s life, followed by a series of activities that explore prominent themes and ideas in Blake’s work. Featuring beautiful reproductions of key artwork and illustrated by a leading contemporary illustrator—the artist’s daughter, Rose Blake—this book, like all titles in the Meet the Artist series, encourages children to use art as an avenue for exploring ideas and expressing their own experiences.

About the author

Rose Blake is an illustrator and artist educated at Kingston University and the Royal College of Art in London. She was awarded the Design and Art Direction Best New Blood Award and has been nominated for other important awards, including The World Illustration Award. She is also the illustrator of Meet the Artist: David Hockney. Blake resides in London.