Child art: the value from innocence

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Nachanok Lohsomboon
Poonarat Pichayapaiboon


Children can create their art based upon their inside innocent thought. In reality; however, it is not a matter for children. Although children have limitations of experiences, such as emotion, experience, and life experience, still they can compensate for their experience with imagination into their drawing. This becomes the nature of child art. Moreover, child art is evidence of the children’s successful development. Therefore, the quality of child art and artist’s work cannot be comparable since they are different. Child art reflects imagination from their inner world, their successful development, whereas Artist’s work reflects the outer surrounding world which influences to him/her. To value child art; hence, it should be aimed at their growing development, creativity, and imagination rather than the quality of the surrounding world imitating with regard to their drawing.


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