Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Doing & Learning
Draw It 3D

Draw It 3D

Fall 2016 Doing & Learning
Ages: 8 - 12 yrs.
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9781338037487
Hardcover Price: $16.99

Start with a bit of M.C. Escher, mix in some Pixar-esque animation, add a dab of Stan Lee-style comics, and you get this super-cool how-to-draw book. While kids follow the prompts and practice their art on the 70 pages of this title, they learn technical terms (isometric and stereoscopic), technique (shading and perspective), and a bit of science (binocular vision). Bonus: there's a section on creating 3D photos as well-perfect for the digital-age artist.

Ellen Harter Wall   ©2016 Parents' Choice
Ellen spent fourteen years reviewing toys, books, and other products at FamilyFun magazine. She's especially fond of toys that make her laugh, games that teach spatial skills, stories of adventure, and has been known to join her three sons in playing a video game or two.

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