appreciated the fact that I could draw or paint, even from a young age. But this idea that is prevalent in our culture (about born talent), can do some damage.
There's a "have or have not" mentality that doesn't take into account the fact that everyone can develop a skill like painting, and "birth talent" isn't a requirement.
everything to do with courage and a revolutionary determination to risk as they set out exploring their own creativity.
We should never critique beginners harshly, even if the beginner is one's own self. Instead, we remember the risk involved and the courage that it takes to try something new. And we respect the art, for that sake alone, if necessary.
But this new group of beginners all did amazing. Just look at their beautiful winter chickadees! It's never too late to begin to develop your art skill. Jump into those waters, and give it a try! Next class is February 9th. Call the library to learn more.