TED Talk: How a Boy Became an Artist

I love this! He is so inspirational! My dear friend Bec (www.RebeccaChester.com) is an illustrator too. I love how she reaches children with her own special voice and encourages children in her own special way. I do not remember the exact quote, but Bec teaches children that art comes from the mistakes or something like that. She’ll have to clarify the exact wording.

I know we are often so hard on ourselves and there is beauty in imperfection!!

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About Shanna

I'm Shanna. Living each day the best I can. Trying to learn and grow to be the daughter my Father in Heaven sees in me. Trying to overcome the trials of this life, and find some joy in each day.

3 thoughts on “TED Talk: How a Boy Became an Artist

  1. So inspiring! And thank you so much for such kind words. I can’t really remember what exactly I say to the kids either, but it’s basically that mistakes are necessary for growth. I don’t give them erasers or pencil sharpeners, so if they make a “mistake” they have to figure out what to do with it. There’s no such thing as perfection in art, and every mistake leads to discovery if you let it. I think this is true in life, too. The bumps and (what seemed at the time to be) wrong turns in my life have led me to where I am, and I’m grateful for them. Love you!

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