It's so wonderful to be able to witness my child fulfill his passions to the limits that he chooses for himself. Drawing is a huge passion for Lewi and something that he's loved to do since the age of 4. From those early monster truck and shark drawings through to the elaborate detailed characters he regularly works on, I have been in awe at his love of putting pen or pencil to a blank sheet and making the page come alive with creativity.
Drawing has never been my forte. It's not something I ever spent much time doing. I didn't do art at school and always felt I was 'not the creative' type. I have fun now, alongside Lewi, drawing with him. It's fun to copy things from books and nature and connect with Lew on this level. He would rather draw from his imagination although lately he's more confident at copy-drawing.
Last term, before the end of the year, we organised a homeschooling art class with a wonderful local artist. She gave the children an amazing experience of a terms worth of classes. Lewi really enjoyed his time with her and gained much from her expertise and lovely nature.
This term, this new year, we will do some casual art lessons with another artist whom we are yet to meet. Lewi is really looking forward to this new mentor and the possibilities that may be awaiting him. I secretly can't wait to see inside the artist's studio. I love the name of his studio: Mister Jones. So chick and funky. I'm hoping the interiors will be too:)
I look forward to blogging about the new art experience very soon...