Book Review: The Beginner Art Book for Kids by Daniel & Korri Freeman


The Beginner Art Book for Kids by Daniel and Korri Freeman

Learn How to Draw, Paint, Sculpt, and More!

Rockridge Press (October 29, 2019)

Age Range 7-10 years

142 pages

Children’s Art techniques



Painter, printmaker, sculptor―what kind of artist will you be today?

Come along on an artistic adventure with The Beginner Art Book for Kids. This creative compendium is the latest and greatest in art books for kids, packed full of imaginative art projects and inspiration for budding artists aged 7 to 10―or for anyone who wants to get started making art.

Unlike other art books for kids, this collection features a variety of real artistic techniques for you to try. Follow the step-by-step instructions or use the projects as a jumping-off point for new ideas. Every artist has the ability to create something special, including a beginner―including you!

This standout among art books for kids includes:

  • Start here―Whether you’ve never made art before or already love to create, these guided projects will help unlock your imagination.
  • 46 creative ideas―Make all kinds of awesome art―from animal sculptures to modern portraits―using easy-to-find supplies and materials.
  • Explore techniques―Try classic art methods you won’t find in other art books for kids, like contour line drawing, mosaic, relief printing, splatter painting, and more.

Start making art today with this authentic choice in art books for kids!






The projects cover a wide range of mediums and techniques. The supply list is reasonable. Promotes fun and creativity. I liked the variety of projects. This is geared for the beginner artist. Instructions are clear to follow, but you are also encouraged to create your own version.

Reviewed by Comfy Chair Books/Lisa Reigel (October 16, 2019)

ARC provided by publisher


DANIEL and KORRI FREEMAN are working artists and art teachers who own and run KaleidoKids Art Studio. Daniel creates artwork and has regular art shows in the gallery. Korri teaches art classes and hosts children’s art events and summer camps.



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