Watching children’s creative processes always amazes me. You really get to know children through the way they create. Their work tells you something, even random paint splotches tell you something. You get to know the children through their art and the process in which they engage with the materials. I know that Eunice . . . → Read More: I wonder why?
Kids and cameras… I just can’t tell you how much I love kids and cameras.
This week I sat with six 3 year olds and watched as they took photos. Each child took photos from the chair in which he or she sat, but you’d never know it . . . → Read More: A Kick in the Pants
“A lot of my work is like picking potatoes; you have to get into the rhythm of it. It is different than patience. It is not thinking.It is working with the rhythm.” —Andy Goldsworthy
Aya and Seth are building a lake with clay. They build a solid base, then shallow walls, and then . . . → Read More: Potatoes and Rhythm
I had the opportunity to visit Portland Oregon for a few days, and while there I visited the Portland Art Museum. And this is what hit me like a thunderbolt as I wandered around:
Those of us who work with young children should be required to visit an art gallery once . . . → Read More: Go to a Gallery!
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Brendan, Francis and Asha were painting at the art table. They busily chatted about colour.
“Blue + Red + Purple = “ Brendan asked
“It means this colour. “ Asha said as she pointed to part of her painting . . . → Read More: Still Nothing