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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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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I loved using this book with my art students. It begins by helping the child to see, really see, the simple in the intricate. For example, looking at the front cover of the book, Mona Brooks would ... Read full review

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Drawing with Children Lesson Plans
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Bring out the creative genius in your kids, and discover that even the most artistically challenged can produce pretty cool artwork
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About the author (1996)

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

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