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The first drawing by Mordicai Gerstein

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Published .
Written in English


  • Cave dwellers,
  • Imagination,
  • Cave paintings,
  • Prehistoric peoples,
  • Drawing,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

Accelerated Reader LG 2.9 0.5 0.5 165604

StatementMordicai Gerstein
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G325 Fir 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27148428M
ISBN 109780316204781
LC Control Number2013001269

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“Imagine you were born before the invention of drawing, more than thirty thousand years ago.” So begins this journey back in time, encouraging young readers to imagine how and why the very first cave drawing came to be. A richly imaginative book, it is a good follow-up to Price: $   From these astonishing facts, THE FIRST DRAWING was born. In this beautiful picture book, Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator Mordicai Gerstein imagines one possible way drawing was invented. The young boy that stars in this story has such a vivid imagination that he sees images everywhere - clouds, stones and smoke look like animals to Reviews: The First Drawing by Mordicai Gerstein. Inspired by cave drawings made more than thirty thousand years ago in what is now read more. Inspired by cave drawings made more than thirty thousand years ago in what is now France, and the child's footprint found nearby, this book imagines a young Paleolithic artist who notices familiar images hidden in the world around him. Many people recommend Betty Edwards’ Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain as the perfect beginner’s book. It has a lot of practical exercises that build on previous ideas in the book until you learn to see perspective, negative space, and values. I personally did not get much from this book.

Books similar to The First Drawing The First Drawing. by Mordicai Gerstein. avg. rating Ratings. Imagine you were born before the invention of drawing, more than thirty thousand years ago. You would live with your whole family in a cave and see woolly mammoths walk by! Children who love art are sure to love The First Drawing, a vibrant and imaginative book by author/illustrator Mordicai Gerstein that tells the convincing story of how “art” began.. In the book, a young cave boy’s world is overrun with animal shapes. He sees “bear” shapes in the stones he gathers, and a parade of animal shapes — including a woolly mammoth — in the fluffy clouds. The most comprehensive how to draw book for kids! This children's drawing book gives you things to draw every day for an entire year - animals, objects, food, plants, vehicles, sports, holidays and more. Every mini drawing lesson is broken down into easy to follow step by step instructions, so that all budding artists can create a s: K.   This drawing book is best for the intermediate and advanced artist. It is a deeper dive into what actually is used in the creation of exceptional pieces of art. This drawing book tackles the topic of what shapes and forms are in the world and how those can be captured in your own art.