<< Bob Beeching wrote:
> > Many of the posters on this site are elementary school teachers who have
> > had little if any visual arts training, and everything they read appears
> > be gospel! >>
You really shouldn't generalize this way.
Many of us are not only (sarcasm) elementary teachers, but also art college
graduates with degrees in both education and fine arts (MA), not to mention
careers in art outside of school.
I rarely if ever see anything posted as sophomoric as you suggest.