My children’s renderings of the human form

I’m fascinated by how my children draw, paint, and doodle themselves, our family, and others. It is fascinating how their renderings of the human form have changed over the years.

Here are my favorite drawings of people created by my favorite little people!

Human Form – Age 6 – Pencil and Crayon

I'm fascinated by how my children draw, paint, and doodle themselves, our family, and others. The way their renderings of the human form have changed over the years is fascinating. This drawing is my daughter on her first day of first grade. I love her smile and three-fingered happy arms and hands! Age 6 - Pencil and Crayon rendering
My daughter drew this on her first day of first grade. I love her smile and three-fingered happy arms and hands!

Human Form – Age 7 – Acrylic Paint

I'm fascinated by how my children draw, paint, and doodle themselves, our family, and others. The way their renderings of the human form have changed over the years is fascinating. Here is one my favorite drawings of people created by a favorite little person! Human Form - Age 7 - Acrylic Paint
Daddy and her brother are standing in the kitchen. The brown rectangle is our cabinet. Daddy is strong!
This drawing was drawn inside my birthday card; it's mommy and my daughter in stick-person form.
This drawing was drawn inside my birthday card; it’s mommy and my daughter in stick-person form.

Human Form – Age 7 – Crayon and Marker

I'm fascinated by how my children draw, paint, and doodle themselves, our family, and others. The way their renderings of the human form have changed over the years is fascinating. Here is one my favorite drawings of people created by a favorite little person! Dancing and playing in the grass, these marker and crayon figures have weight and thickness to their bodies.
Arms outstretched, outdoor play is the best!

Human Form – Age 8 – Red Pen

I'm fascinated by how my children draw, paint, and doodle themselves, our family, and others. The way their renderings of the human form have changed over the years is fascinating. In this rendering: Mommy is pregnant, and I'm excited! I love this drawing by my enthusiastic daughter waiting to become a big sister. This rendering shows toes and fingers, but at this age, realistic counts do not matter.
Mommy is pregnant, and I’m excited! I love this drawing by my enthusiastic daughter waiting to become a big sister. This rendering shows toes and fingers, but at this age, realistic counts do not matter.

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