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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM CHILDREN’S DRAWINGS?
Things that make an impression on them loom large on the page.
another drawing milestone is reached as children start to anchor their drawings on the page, where previously their objects had floated randomly in space.
They draw in baselines and skylines, usually thin lines of green grass and blue sky, as they try to represent the world they see around them.
Drawing, anon, aged 5
Image © Janet McLean
This is such a good article, it reminds us that not everything a child draws need be exhibited for all to see. Terrific!
Yes Barbara. We should be encouraging children to do more drawing and other forms of art