Meet the Artist Peter Blake

£6.99

‘Meet the Artist Peter Blake’ introduces us to the artist who defines British Pop Art. HIs best known work is the Beatles’ album cover for ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’. Did you know he asked each Beatle for a list of their favourite people? Representations of these were included in the album cover’s montage. Who would you include?

Did you know Peter Blake trained to be an artist by default? That he is inspired by ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, his toy collection and a fascination with the colours of Americana?

Rose Blake takes us through Peter Blake’s history, techniques and inspirations. At each turn, she invites readers to experiment with their reflections and learning. ‘Listen to your favourite song and draw pictures of the lyrics in the boxes.’ she instructs. ‘Use collage, drawings and photographs to curate  your own museum.’

‘Meet the Artist Peter Blake‘ is educational, fascinating and inspirational. It is part of a complex and beautifully researched series, with further titles Bookwagon invites you to experience.

Description

Meet the Artist Peter Blake

An Art Activity Book

Rose Blake

(Tate)

The album cover ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ is Peter Blake’s best known work.  In this book, we learn more of his history, inspiration, techniques and works. ‘Meet the Artist Peter Blake ‘ offers opportunities for young artists to experiment with Peter Blake’s techniques. Rose Blake asks, ‘What are your favourite things? How would you show these?’

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