Children draw what they find interesting, without worrying about why or how they're drawing it.
Soon, though, education and experience add the powerful left brain to the mix. Somewhere between the ages of 10 and 12 years old, all that lovely right-brainedness starts to change. As children learn the necessary skills of language, reading, and mathematics, the analytical left brain takes over, and they see the world differently. Drawing, which was so easy when they saw with children's eyes, becomes a problem, a quandary, and a frustration as they work with the exacting, judgmental left side of their brains. They struggle for correctness— and often give up because the joy of drawing has gone.
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