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Children's processes of drawing from memory: a trans-cultural study in France and Brazil

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This article reports on some research into drawing from memory carried out in Brazil and France that investigated similarities in the way children render graphic components. In both countries, children, aged 5 to 12 years, were asked to draw a pineapple, typewriter, teapot, telephone and a starfish from memory and the research team studied what they drew and how. They investigated the outcomes using frequency and sequence studies to analyse how many children drew the same components of each object and in what order. The study revealed a high level of common attributes in the drawing process regardless of age, gender and cultural differences and the characteristics of the objects.
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Keywords: cognition; drawing process; graphic components; trans-cultural commonalities

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. 2: University of Paris 1 Panthon-Sorbonne, France.

Publication date: 07 July 2008

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  • The International Journal of Education through Art is an English language journal that promotes relationships between art and education. The term 'art education' should be taken to include art, craft and design education. Each issue, published three times a year within a single volume, consists of peer-reviewed articles mainly in the form of research reports and critical essays, but may also include exhibition reviews and image-text features.

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