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Unformatted text preview: Viktor Lowenfeld Creative and Mental Growth Scribbling stage 2 years First disordered scribbles are simply records of enjoyable kinesthetic activity, not attempts at portraying the visual world. After six months of scribbling, marks are more orderly as children become more engrossed. Soon they begin to name scribbles, an important milestone in development The preschematic stage 3-4 years First conscious creation of form occurs around age three and provides a tangible record of the child's thinking process. The first representational attempt is a person, usually with circle for head and two vertical lines for legs. Later other forms develop, clearly recognizable and often quite complex. Children continually search for new concepts so symbols constantly change. The schematic stage 6 years The child arrives at a "schema," a definite way of portraying an object, although it will be modified...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course ARTE 520 taught by Professor Mr.couchomelowski during the Spring '12 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '12