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Nature's Paintbox: A Seasonal Gallery of Art and Verse #2020

Nature's Paintbox: A Seasonal Gallery of Art and Verse By Patricia Thomas Nature s Paintbox A Seasonal Gallery of Art and Verse How would you capture winter s crispness spring s softness summer s freshness and autumn s richness In this inspiring title poet Patricia Thomas imagines each season rendered in a different art me
  • Title: Nature's Paintbox: A Seasonal Gallery of Art and Verse
  • Author: Patricia Thomas
  • ISBN: 9780822568070
  • Page: 347
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Nature's Paintbox: A Seasonal Gallery of Art and Verse By Patricia Thomas How would you capture winter s crispness, spring s softness, summer s freshness, and autumn s richness In this inspiring title, poet Patricia Thomas imagines each season rendered in a different art medium Pen and ink, with spots of color, capture winter s mood, while pastel chalks make spring flowers bloom into life The see through hues of watercolors celebrate summer sHow would you capture winter s crispness, spring s softness, summer s freshness, and autumn s richness In this inspiring title, poet Patricia Thomas imagines each season rendered in a different art medium Pen and ink, with spots of color, capture winter s mood, while pastel chalks make spring flowers bloom into life The see through hues of watercolors celebrate summer s warmth, while vibrant oils perfectly paint fall s majestic scenes Artist Craig Orback takes up the poem s challenge in his marvelous illustrations, using each of the mediums described Just as the seasons move seamlessly into one another, so too do the art styles blend together, then emerge in full splendor, and blend again as the next season approaches.
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    About "Patricia Thomas"

    1. Patricia Thomas

      Patricia Thomas is the author of Firefly Mountain There Are Rocks in Socks, Said the Ox to the Fox The One and Only, Super Duper, Golly Whopper, Jim Dandy, Really Handy Clock Tock Stopper and Stand Back, Said the Elephant, Im Going to Sneeze, featured on the PBS Storytime series Thomas graduated from Penn State University and has worked as a writer and editor in practically every area of the advertising business She is a member of SCBWI and an instructor for the Institute of Childrens Literature Her programs include The Wordplays the Thing and Midsummer Nights Magic Using her picture books, which range in style from nonsense verse to evocative poetry, Thomas leads children to a discovery of the joy of reading, the adventure of books, the power of their own creativityand the pure, unadulterated magic of words In Words, Words, Words, she explains that words are the basic building blocks of that marvelous, magical commodity known as story But how does a writer successfully put those blocks together It involves both art and craft Thomas tells about those twin aspects of a writers life and answers questions about her own experiences Through lively personal stories and interactive discussion, she encourages students to pursue their own creative goals and offers strategies for helping them become better writers including her own Helpful Half Dozen writing tips Her writing workshops include To Be Or Not To Be The What If Question What if you found a giant beanstalk growing in your yard What if a tornado lifted your house and set it down in a strange land What if an elephant sneezed Asking what if can launch a writer straight into a story In this hands on program, students, collectively and individually, use this technique to spark imagination, inspire ideas, and develop potential story plots Thomas lives in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

    758 Comments

    1. The book moves as a single poem throughout the seasons, rhyming and rhythmic and capturing with clarity each season The book also combines an understanding of art with the verse, moving from medium to medium to evoke each season as pure and distinct from the others Winter is done in pen and ink, spring in pastels, summer in watercolors and autumn in oils And each illustration shows why that is true in the same way as the dazzling poetry does While I enjoyed the poetry throughout the book, I am f [...]


    2. In this inspiring picture book, poet Patricia Thomas imagines each season rendered in a different art medium Pen and ink, with spots of color, capture winter s mood, while pastel chalks make spring flowers bloom into life The see through hues of watercolors celebrate summer s warmth, while vibrant oils perfectly paint fall s majestic scenes Amazing art and delightful poetrya must read


    3. Interesting concept that the text is one long poem about the seasons, but even better is the illustrators use of four different media to represent the colors of each season.




    4. Notes very pretty4 art styles are perfectly suited to the seasonsnot a book the kids wanted to re read but glad we looked at it


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