Let's Make Some Great Placemat Art

By Marion Deuchars

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  • Paperback
  • 72 pages
  • 260 x 370 mm
  • ISBN 9781856699211
  • Published September 2012

Based on the best selling Let's Make Some Great Art, Marion Deuchars has devised some fun and educational art activities to keep kids, young and old, occupied at mealtimes. Featuring 36 generously sized mats printed on art activity paper, and nine different designs, including three all-new illustrations.

Make up your own pasta shapes. Picture your favourite meal. Draw Mona Lisa's smile. Invent a meal for an alien. Let's Make Some Great Placemat Art!

For more information about the book and author, as well as brand new interactive activities, please visit www.letsmakesomegreatart.com


About the Author

Author of the best selling Let's Make Some Great Art series, Marion Deuchars is a Scottish born, award winning illustrator with a globally recognisable style. Her influential hand-lettering and illustration work has been used on advertising campaigns from Samsung and HP to posters for Formula 1 and stamps for The Royal Mail. Her books have won six international awards for design and illustration. She is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and one of six designers to represent the UK at Helsinki's World Design Capital celebrations.

She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

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'Want to keep the little ones out from under your feet as you cook dinner? This nifty book could be your saviour. Its large pages are printed with fun designs that kids can customise, whether creating their own pasta shape or learning to draw a blackbird. Once they're done, they can tear out the placemat and put it on the table, ready to recieve dinner'.
Jamie magazine

'With illustrations like a regular place setting, a scary cartoon or pasta shapes, this book is far more interesting than the usual connect-the-dots activity sheets that restaurants give to the chicken nugget set, and would make a great gift.'
Florence Fabricant, New York Times

'This amazing book ... will help make dinnertime more popular with the kids (and adults) than ever! Brilliant!
Making magazine

'Keep little gourmet foodies occupied at mealtimes with illustrator Marion Deuchars' brilliant new book, Let's Make Some Great Placemat Art. These colourful and quirky placemats are the perfect mealtime activity for budding artists - both young and old'
Anna Berrill, Red magazine

"A fantastic source of colour and print inspiration'.

'This book is both affordable and will provide hours of inspiration'
It Takes a Village

'Stick the pad in your bag before you go out to dinner (you can rip one off at a time) and I'm betting all the diners at the table end up happy.'
Dinner: A Love Story