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> From: lindacharlie <lindacharlie>
> Subject: Re: Drawing
> I'm also wondering how much of the ribbon sky relates to their own
> experiences of the outdoors. There are so few places anymore where kids
> can actually see a horizon. How many kids get to see a wilderness
> sunrise or sunset? The only time they go outside to play is in nice
> "blue sky" weather. They are surrounded by architecture and the sky is
> "UP." Do kids who live on farms or near the shore do this less than
> urban/suburban kids? How about kids who spend their lives in front of TV
> and video images, or in between soccer/football/dance lessons? How can
> we expect them to understand the visual relationship of sky to land when
> they never lay down on a grassy hill and watch a storm come rolling in?
> Get out the Bierstadts!