Try your hand at practicing the exercises you've learned in this chapter.
The Least You Need to Know
V Children draw naturally, as we all did when life was simpler.
V Young children use symbolic stick figure drawings to explore, understand, respond to, and communicate about the world as they see it.
V A child can learn to draw realistically as he or she develops naturally and gradually abandons symbolic drawing.
V Older children need help to see and draw up to their expectations so that they don't become frustrated and give up.
V A protective, encouraging environment helps any child to feel comfortable and to be able to experiment. It's not bad for adults, either.
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