Impressions of Children

Nicolai Fechin was a Russian American Impressionist Painter who could capture a sense of children’s vulnerability. Fechin’s technique and approach made his paintings stand out.  He used a palette knife, wonderful colour and whatever he had to, including saliva and his thumb, to achieve just the right effects. Fechin would start with an abstract and bring it back…… Continue reading Impressions of Children

Children Delight in Pets

The Canadian scientist, David Suzuki , believes that all children need to bond with animals and if they haven’t the chance to connect with real animals then they will turn their attention to stuffed or cartoon animals to try to fulfil that inborn desire. He calls it a “grotesque” substitution. I think there is a lot of truth to Suzuki’s idea. Animals are…… Continue reading Children Delight in Pets