Mind Mapping & Creative Thinking

November 23, 2009

How do you hold yours?

Filed under: Design Technology — Editor @ 6:54 pm
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Relaxed holding of an artistic implement



Holding a drawing implement will undoubtedly affect how effective the outcome is. Many people who say ‘I can’t draw’ usually don’t hold the pen or pencil in a relaxed fashion.

Over flexing the first finger is one of the most common problems and can have long term physical issues if it is not addressed properly.

I would be interested in hearing from those of you who have had issues with holding pens and pencils either yourself or with your children.


over-flexing the first finger




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