From Symbols to Realism

Young children continue to draw their ideas in symbols while at the same time they learn to see and draw objects as well. And, as their visual perception skills develop, they also learn to concentrate, become more patient, and increase their problem-solving ability.

Older children have already given up symbolic drawing and want to draw realistically, and they are frustrated if they can't. By the time a child is in second grade, in fact, the left-brain world of editorial judgment is firmly in place, and that joy of uncensored creativity is gone.

Stick figures aren't just for kids. These were drawn by some of Lauren's friends.

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