Tag: children

I can’t draw, YES you can

22

Sep2017
During my time as an art teacher and when I ran my own company providing art workshops in school, the phrase I came across in every classroom I visited was, ‘I can’t draw’. After phrase was uttered, the child would often produce little, or create with such little interest ... Read More
22 Sep 2017Paul Priestley
Rainbow

05

Feb2017
A discussion you may have with young people How often have we heard someone dismiss a piece of art because it doesn’t look look like a photograph? It is almost as if a work of art has to conform to a given set of visual rules, before some people ... Read More
05 Feb 2017Paul Priestley
bottles

03

Feb2017

Creative Drawing

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Your kids can produce Creative Drawings Drawing is the fundamental basis of all art forms including painting. Drawing an object lets us understand it, and learn about it’s structure. We can understand how light falls upon it and plays tricks with our perception. Picasso once said, ‘ I do ... Read More
03 Feb 2017Paul Priestley