The founder of the Omolayo Art Gallery, Mr. Biodun Omolayo, has advised parents not to say or do things that can kill their children’s talents, especially when the talents are just unfolding.
According to him, many potential superstars had been stopped by parents who mocked their tender steps instead of paying attention to such and encouraging them.
Omolayo said the issue was peculiar with children or pupils who showed visual arts talent in the early stages. Such young ones, he added, could be drawing out of instinct, though without respect for any space.
He advised parents to encourage their in such situations, instead of scaring them. Read more