Fantastic quote on creativity:
“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ― Pablo Picasso.
For creative children, artistic talent is more of a reflex than a skill.
While techniques must be taught, there’s something to be said for kids who can create pieces that far surpass the muddled finger paintings of their peers without any formal training.
In a stunning display of nature and nurture, parents of artistic kids are often pretty creative themselves, and they always want to help their little ones turn innate tendencies into impressive talents.
This mom takes a unique approach to that kind of mentorship. While looking at her daughter’s paintings one day, Ruth Oosterman came up with an incredible way to help little Eve harness her creative abilities. The result is a testament to amazing art and extraordinary parenting.
Oosterman, an accomplished artist herself, was understandably thrilled when she realized that Eve was born with a creative soul, too. When Eve started experimenting with art, the two of…
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