To all those who think, Drawing is copy & paste then you are wrong because Drawing is creativity, imagination which carved onto the paper
Its not just a subject which you can mug up.
But to express yourself.
Teaching a child to draw is mostly a question of observing their progress and offering them new methods of exploration.
For the first five years of a child’s life, it should be provided with space, time, tools, and encouragement.
Then gradually you may offer to teach a child new skills, such as drawing from observation, practicing perspectives, and drawing correct proportions.
Never criticize children for their creativity or imagination, their sky could be red, trees could be blue. Let it be.
Rather, encourage, observe, and ask open-ended questions that will help a child-artist see and imagine more details and possibilities.
Lets practice these rules to teach children to be more and more creative .
1. Make Art as a playful activity – Push children to do art work as per their choice. Whatever they make, let them do. You indulge yourself in their art style and encourage them to be creative.
2. Don’t teach how to draw – You should never teach children how to draw, in initial years. Let them do scribbling, gradually they learn to make proper shapes and lines.
Tell them to look around them, the trees, houses, sky etc. Small children may paint purple grass, floating people, and babies the size of houses.
3. Make observations – Rather than praising or correcting a child’s art, observe it. Mention their style of making things is good but if they do so, it will become more better.
Tell them the way they create things are very lively. It seems like real objects. This will improve their focus on observing things around them
4. Ask open-ended questions – Always avoid asking a child “what you have made”.Instead, ask “can you tell me about your drawing?”
If a child is excited to talk about their drawing, ask more questions. This will enhance their power of thinking and doing rightly.
5. Drawing an emotional process – Make drawing an emotional process. If a child is experiencing a strong emotion, offer them paper and markers, or some clay.
If a child is having a tantrum, suggest they make an angry picture. If they are sad, a sad one. This will help children controlling their emotions.
6. Display and save their art work – Always make an album or file up children s drawing. Whatever they make frame it. It builds confidence in them and also gives a positive affirmation. Enthusiasm towards life and their way of living.