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How to support your child's creativity

We all want to help our children to be creative, to develop their artistic vision and natural talent.

What is the best way to do so, especially in a cr...

Men in art.

Traditionally and historically men have been more involved in art than women. 

Most of the big famous artists we know are male. 

Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Jackson Pollock etc. 

There's so many! No matter how involved or not we are artistically, we all know those names.We are so used to male artists, it even became a c...

Talent: a gift or an achievement?

 

Whenever I hear that you are either born with it or not, I think about babies. We humans are born with a very limited set of skills. We can’t walk or sit up straight, we can’t talk or manipulate silverware; we need to be carried everywhere, bathed, fed, dressed, and changed. And yet, in the space of a short year, months really, ...

Why art?

Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said that “every artist was first an amateur,” and while we all know what he meant, I like to think that, in art, there are no amateurs. The beauty of art and the creative process is just that: anyone can do it. All you need is your im...

Is my child ready to attend art classes?

How to know if your child is ready for art lessons?I usually ask two questions:

- Does your child like to paint or draw?

- Is hers/his ability to focus good overall?

If you answer "yes" to both questions, then your child is definitely ready to attend art classes.If your child absolutely LOVES to draw or paint but is not able to stay focused for long, it is very normal...

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