Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Young Artists

As challenging as teaching art to young people can be, occasionally I find huge rewards in looking at their work and their comments, which all seem so casual but can produce a real revelation in my mind.  

Last week after I commented, "you really like color don't you?" my six year old student responded:
"Well, first I like my detail - then color - actually quality comes first, then detail then color."
Here is the piece we were examining:

Day to Night Dessert

Day to Night Dessert Detail
 And another student's sketch that I pulled out of the trash, because its the best thing I've ever seen:



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