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Why Process Art?

  "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist as he grows up." Pablo Picasso This is where process art comes in! Process art is about the making and creating rather than the end product, this can sometimes be jarring as an adult. It is funny because in my work I am able to appreciate process art fully, we may have an idea but children are free to explore that however they want, even if that means spending the whole session painting their hands! At home, like many parents I meet, I have to make more of a conscious effort not to interfere! Here is why I know it is so important to let children be involved in process art. It Increases Self Esteem Letting children express themselves so freely and truly appreciating the process with adults who trust them is like magic! It can help to strengthen connection and relationships as you carve out time together and gives children time to relax. As it is open ended it means there is no failure so every child can be suc