The Elements of Design ~ Art, Artists and Illustrators



Artists: Georges Seurat, Roy Leichtenstein, Claude Monet

Illustrators: Peter Parnell, Rachel Isadora

Book Examples:
The Way to Start a Day. Byrd Baylor, illustrated by Peter Parnell
Ten Black Dots. Donald Crews
City Seen from A to Z. Rachel Isadora

Art Examples: newspaper comics, mosaics, dot matrix computer graphics



Artists: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Leonardo da Vinci, Paul Klee, Albrecht Dûrer

Illustrators: Peter Parnell, Paul Goble, Chris von Allsburg

Book Examples:
Always Room For One More. Sorche Nic Leodhas
Ben's Dream. Chris von Allsburg
Apricot ABC. Miska Miles
Everybody Needs a Rock. Byrd Baylor
books illustrated by Peter Parnell

Art Examples: cave paintings, etchings, woodcuts



Artists: Henri Matisse, Diego Rivera, Georgia O'Keefe, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Alexander Calder, M.C. Escher

Illustrators: Paul Goble, Tomie de Paola,

Book Examples:
It Looked Like Spilt Milk. Charles Shaw
Round Trip. Ann Jonas
books by Tana Hoban

Art Examples: Eskimo art, quilts


Artists: Piet Mondrian, Marc Chagall, Andrew Wyeth, Henri Matisse, Mary Cassatt Robert Motherwell, Diego Rivera

Illustrators: Paul Goble, Brian Wildsmith, Eric Carle

Book Examples:
Dawn. Uri Shulevetz
Oh, Were They Ever Happy! Peter Spier
books by Paul Goble

Art Examples: stained glass



Artists: Andrew Wyeth, Auguste Rodin, Michaelangelo

Illustrators: Leo Lionni, Ezra Jack Keats

Book Examples:
Is It Smooth? Is Is Rough? Is It Shiny? Tana Hoban

Art Examples: textiles, sculptures, collages

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