GEN SMART Art and Craft series – a curated collection of graded art and craft books for
students of Nursery to Class 8, aligned with National Curriculum Framework – aims to
awaken and strengthen the hidden artist in every child.
In this series, students will learn:
Techniques to comprehend art logically and easily
To draw and colour from simple to complex objects (including composition,
other drawing elements, human beings and nature) using instructions in a few
To apply various art media, animation, computer graphics andmore
To use essential printmaking techniques
To express their artistic voice using commonly available and affordable
materials; and be familiar with innovative, creative and exotic craft techniques
with easy-to-understand instructions.
A brief introduction toWestern and popular Indian traditional and folk arts; and short
biographies of selected Western and Indian maestros have been included to broaden
students' artistic horizon. The art lessons include grading of students' work by the
teacher/supervisor and a dedicated page with instructions on creating a rubric grading.