This Was Painted by a Six-Year Old

Remarkable talent, don't you think? Kieron Williamson of Norfolk, UK didn't draw anything a year ago, but now he's had first gallery exhibition:

Spurred on by images on the Internet and in art books - and the postcard-perfect outdoor studio that's all around him in Norfolk, on England's east coast, Kieron Williamson has churned out a succession of landscapes and village scenes that have critics decades older raising their eyebrows.

"I was the youngest in the class," recalled Kieron of his only formal training ever. "Everyone else were grownups." Asked whether that bothered him, he told Roth that during class, he simply "didn't think about 'em."

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I paint and draw, but i just dont know for people to find out. I was like him, but now suddenly, age 13 I have started to do it again. I really want to become how he is in 'status' [famous artist] but i just don't know how to get people to know. x Check out my youtube videos ? : thanks. x
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Sincere thanks to all the positive comments about Kieron's work, as parents we are amazed on a daily basis that he can get so much out of his art work. RTL german TV filmed Kieron completing yet another painting, so did CBBC newsround, where Kieron talked the presenter through painting together. Kieron was also taken to London for BBC breakfast news where he painted also. Kieron thrives on learning techniques and tips from anyone willing to share, we are so lucky in Norfolk to have great artists that will share their time and equipment. Since Kieron's first exhibition, which was totally unexpected, it was only meant to be a local display of his work, Kieron has progressed no end with his oil painting. We are visiting the coast a lot more so not only does he have the view, he has the space to go wild like any other 7 year old boy!!! While he's happy, we're happy, regards, Michelle
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I'm not cynical. I do think perspective can be taught to a child. I dabble with art at home so my daughter's interested and soaks up everything like a sponge. Watercolors are always a fun medium. There used to be this neat local exhibition at malls of children who did amazingly creative and beautiful works of art from all the local schools (so it wasn't just art schools or private schools but all). It's completely possible. I say as long as they are having fun, that's great!
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I hate to be a party pooper, but FTA: His mother is married to an art dealer.. If that does not raise suspicion, nothing will. The video of him painting a single line didn't convince me either.
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