Drawing with children: a creative method for adult beginners, too

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Putnam, Jun 1, 1996 - Art - 272 pages
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Founded on the belief that any child can learn to draw realistic pictures using her "alphabet of shapes" while in a noncompetitive environment, Mona Brookes' easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson approach to drawing has yielded astounding results with children of all ages. This new edition includes two additional chapters explaining how to reach children with learning problems or special needs and how to incorporate drawing into other subjects, such as math and language.

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User Review  - Mandabplus3 - Goodreads

So far this is exactly what I was looking for. Too often early childhood teachers think teaching children how to draw stifles their creativity. I always thought that not teaching them was holding back ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeanie - Goodreads

Mona has taught scores of public school art teachers in California districts how to teach realistic drawing to children. This book gives a very good overview of her approach, and even people who feel ... Read full review


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Brookes is an internationally acclaimed art educator and founder of the Monart Drawing Schools.

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