On Tue, 11 Mar 1997, Heidi McElroy wrote:
> Greetings, I have been reading with interest the issue of strips of sky.
> My high school students draw everyday. I notice that when some of them
> draw a landscape, they still put that primary sun in the corner with little
> rays of sunshine represented by lines. They have not had art in the
> elementary...so they are developmentally behind. What do you suggest I
> tell them? I usually ask why they do that and they have no good reasons.
> I suggest that they notice that paintings by noted artists do not depict
> the sun like that. I don't want to hurt feelings. Send help please. I
> also have a student who does the strip sky. Do you think everyone outgrows
> that ...or are there just people who see differently from the rest of the
> us? Looking forward to your help. Thanks. Heidi McElroy