The definitive guide to encouraging drawing and creativity, for parents and teachers alike
Mona Brookes's clear and practical approach to drawing has yielded astounding results with children of all ages and beginning adults. Her unique drawing program has created a revolution in the field of education and a sense of delight and pride among the thousands of students who have learned to draw through her "Monart Method."
This revised and expanded edition includes:
• Information on multiple intelligence and the seven ways to learn • An inspirational chapter on helping children with learning differences • An integrated-studies chapter with projects geared for reading, math, science, ESL, multicultural studies, and environmental awareness • A sixteen-page color insert and hundreds of sample illustrations This invaluable teaching tool not only guides readers through the basics, but also gives important advice on creating a nurturing environment in which self-expression and creativity can flourish. Both practical and enlightening, Drawing With Childreninspires educators and parents to bring out the artist in each of us.
About the Author
Mona Brookes is an internationally acclaimed art educator who has been a consultant to schools and museums worldwide. She is the founder of the Monart Drawing Schools with 20 branches, including in Los Angeles, San Diego, the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, St. Louis, and Detroit. Her first book, Drawing with Children, has sold over 250,000 copies.