Before They Were Famous: How Seven Artists Got Their Start



Before They Were Famous: How Seven Artists Got Their Start When Famous Artists Were Kids, Did They Paint Like Artists Or Did They Paint Like Kids Find Out For Yourself In The Pages Of This Book By Art Lover Bob Raczka You Ll See Some Of The First Works Ever Done By Seven Well Known Artists You Ll Also Learn Plenty Of Fascinating Facts About The Artists Childhoods You Ll Also Learn Plenty Of Fascinating Facts About The Artists Childhoods You Ll Even See Some Of Their Later Works, Which Show How Their Styles Changed Over Time These Famous Artists All Grew Up To Have Their Own Unique Styles But When They Were Kids, They All Had One Thing In Common They Loved To Make Art

10 thoughts on “Before They Were Famous: How Seven Artists Got Their Start

  1. says:

    This young adult book briefly covers the childhood events that led seven artists to become famous It contains fun factoids such as Paul Klee s ability to write and draw with both hands at the same time Guess who played hooky Michelangelo and Picasso often skipped school to spend the day studying art and artists in their communities In the 1600s, European women were forbidden from practicing trades such as art, but Artemesia Gentileschi was allowed to apprentice with her artist father and l This young adult book briefly covers the childhood events that led seven artists to become famous It contains fun factoids such as Paul Klee s ability to write and draw with both hands at the same time Guess who played hooky Michelangelo and Picasso often skipped school to spend the day studying art and artists in their communities In the 1600s, European women were forbidden from practicing trades such as art, but Artemesia Gentileschi was allowed to apprentice with her artist father and later became a well respected female artist Throughout this book you ll find photos of each artist as a young person as well as examples of their early art works I was a little disappointed that only one female artist was featured There are many famous women artists that would have made a nice addition Rosalba Carriera, Mary Cassatt, and Frida Kahlo to name a few Other than that omission, this was a very enjoyable and informative book

  2. says:

    Before they were Famous is a wonder inspirational book for young artists to see some of the early work of seven famous artists of various styles of art Even though I believe with enough practice and drive anyone can teach them self any skill they wish, it is clear that some have an innate gift Filled with fascinating facts about each artist s childhood and information about the pieces they are best known for Loved it

  3. says:

    A non fiction book about 5 famous artists and some of their earlier work when they were children A great book to showcase that even young people can have goals and make them come true Albrecht DurerMichelangelo BuonarrotiArtemisia GentileschiJohn Singer SargentPaul Klee

  4. says:

    Samples of artwork from the childhood of famous artists, accompanied by short biographies, focusing on how they eventually became famous A great piece of nonfiction that I really enjoyed reading and exploring It made me curious to learnabout the lives of individual artists.

  5. says:

    Wonderful artwork features only artist supported by parents I would have liked to have read about some who had to make it on their own without financial support.

  6. says:

    short biographical sketches on famous authors Interesting.

  7. says:

    Lots of pictures, interesting background information, and kid friendly tidbits abound here Each profile is quite short, with only about 1 2 pages of text.

  8. says:

    Charming Great choice of artists Fascinating information And just maybe inspiring.

  9. says:

    Aspiring artists can read that artistic ambition, for these famous artists, began as a child.

  10. says:

    Grades 2 6 This collection of great artists had their start at a young age An inspiration to today s budding artists.

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