The Visual Arts and Creativity: Making The Case for Skill-based Art Training for Children

Art is not freedom from discipline, but disciplined freedom.” -Father Edward Catich

Too often the visual arts are considered a place for unstructured activity and exploration, freedom from discipline or constraint. There is a notion that any structure or expectation in the visual arts will stifle creativity. And yet we would not hold the same standard for any other form of the arts.

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