Art in the Open Learning Programme

Drawings are representations! Even the most 'perfect' drawing by a professional artist is only a representation of the real thing. Drawings are unique! If you wanted perfect pictures you could take photographs! Children can often worry about making their drawings look like the real thing, but this is not always important. The key thing is to develop confidence in children when approaching 'art' and to encourage children to enjoy and appreciate their own personal expression.

Drawing is fun! Choose some unusual objects to draw on and off you go! You could choose, polystyrene cups, bananas, loo roll tubes, pieces of fabric, newspaper…

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