How to Draw a Sun for ages 3-7 sounds like a simple task, and it is if you use the principles of symmetry. We have all seen those cute little first attempts at drawing a Sun where the rays are flying in all directions and of course do not display any understanding of symmetry. Now, by slowly introducing the ideas of even, balanced, and well ordered we are ‘priming’ our little artist for future accomplishments in their artistic endeavours.
Art is a language and it is always changing as the artist matures – especially the young artist. Do not wait until they are stuck in a frustrating rut at the age of 12 from a lack of knowledge of basic artistic principals, Give them the principles and let them work them with their artistic nature by using them when they draw.
Do not wait to expose your 3 to 7 year old child to the principles of art as demonstrated throughout the Artabet blogs. Kids want to know these secrets and you are holding them back when you take the attitude , “Oh let’s just let them be creative and not get in their way.” Try that when you are showing them how to make cookies or do their arithmetic.
Teach Principles not rules.
How to Draw a Sun for ages 3-7 is a simple task that will make a great addition to their present pictures and build skills for the future.