Reading and Activity
Reading and Activity
8 Ways to Draw an Elephant
8 Ways to Draw an Elephant
8 Ways to Draw an Elephant

8 Ways to Draw an Elephant

Paola Ferrarotti, Various Artists This unusual art activity book featuring the Indian elephant introduces children to a variety of Indian art traditions. Through tracing, patterning and colouring the elephants, children learn to explore each of the 8 distinctive styles in the book – or just have fun. Children also get to experience and understand how art is as much about the imagination as it is about depiction. The book comes with clear and valuable information on Indian art traditions.

$ 7.95

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Weight 230.0 g
Dimensions 343 × 267 mm








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Paola Ferrarotti

Paola Ferrarotti is an Italian designer living and working in London. She studied Product Design and Communication Design in Italy before moving to London in 2010 to work for a design agency. Then Paola moved to Chennai to work at Tara Books. Back in the U.K., she is now an independent designer. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.

Various Artists

Various Artists

Drawings featured in this book are by from several folk traditions around India. These folk artists include Sunita , Joydeb Chitrakar and Jagdish Chitara.

Catriona Maciver

Catriona Maciver

Catriona Maciver, who designed the cover for this book, is a multidisciplinary designer from Scotland. After graduating in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martin’s College in London, she travelled to India to explore traditional artisanal craft and culture. It was this interest that led her to work for Tara Books in 2013. Catriona continues to work on book projects with Tara, while also running her own studio in South India. Click here to discover her other Tara Books.