Monthly Archives: July 2015

His own devices

I continue in my journey of unlearning what I thought I knew about art and children. Or rather, while my knowledge is useful, it clearly needs to be bent into a different shape before it can be applied with any … Continue reading

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High on paint

It’s not all fairies and unicorns here. Sometimes we struggle with our different opinions. My boy won’t let me cut things out and stick them to a piece of spare plywood. He is angered by my desire to use larger … Continue reading

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Piggy in the Middle

Today was a big day: my boy found inspiration and having asked to buy a canvas, told me that he wanted to paint a picture of something real. That is, paint it from life, rather than from his imagination (ghosts, … Continue reading

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