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Drawing unusual objects after making their acquaintance by touch

Carvalho, Sérgio; Couto, Liliana;


The drawing is thought of as a visual manifestation of a sensation and a visual indicator of the intellectual development of man; there is a correlation between the ability to design and visualization or composition skills. The education system is based on a process of artistic creation based mainly on the sense of sight. This raises a question: how do children, endowed with sense of vision, draw unusual objects with reference only to the memory of its touch? This research takes as a sample a group of adolescent children, and submits it to a design experience based only on memories of touch sensations. We tried to understand what influence the memories and prior knowledge of these subjects had on the projections of objects. In a global context in which the privileged senses are vision and hearing, we have the goal to explore the sense of touch as a source of cognitive development.


Palavras-chave: drawing, blindfold, touch, memory, volume.,

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DOI: 10.5151/edupro-aivcipe-48

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Carvalho, Sérgio; Couto, Liliana; "Drawing unusual objects after making their acquaintance by touch", p. 251-255 . In: Barbosa, Helena; Quental, Joana [Eds]. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Art, Illustration and Visual Culture in Infant and Primary Education. São Paulo: Blucher, 2015.
ISSN 2318-695X, ISBN: 978-989-98185-0-7
DOI 10.5151/edupro-aivcipe-48

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