Divinely drawn

4th June 2004 at 01:00
Ken, as we also call him, made the point that creativity, or a sense of having it, is something we lose as we grow older. Young children harbour few doubts, however.

He told of the six-year-old girl in a Los Angeles class, hunched over her artistic effort. "What are you drawing?" asked the teacher.

"Jesus," came the reply.

"But nobody knows what Jesus looks like," the teacher suggested.

"They will in a minute," said the young genius.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today