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Painting Sundays (Part 2)

As mentioned in Part 1, these paintings are the result of a new tradition in our house: Painting Sundays. Our children do the majority of the sketches themselves, and Matt coaches them on friskets, brush techniques, washes and other paint applications.

Cow Fish by Timmy (5 years)

Toucanette by Timmy (5 years)

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Painting Sundays (Part 1)

Below are the results of a new tradition in our house: Painting Sundays. Matt has been setting aside a couple of hours every Sunday to help the kids learn watercolor techniques. They do the majority of the sketches themselves (on Drawing Saturdays, of course), and he coaches them on friskets, brush techniques, washes and other [click headline to read more…]

Snow, Snow, Snow! (Part 3)

And finally—now that we’re more ready for spring than snow—here are the bears I promised!

Snow Bear from winter 2004-05 (two views).

And now, the last installment (I hope) for this winter: leafy “Chair Bear” from 2006.

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Snow, Snow, Snow! (Part 2)

As promised in the first installment, here are more snow creatures from our front yard. The bears will be next.

Note: the snow train already posted was created on 2/9/08.

Penguin. Created 2/1/09.

Hello Kitty (three views). Created 2/19/07.

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Snow, Snow, Snow! (Part 1)

OK, so not everyone’s thrilled about all the snow we’ve gotten this winter, but our kids are. Perhaps some of the snow critters and sculptures they’ve created with Matt over the last few years will inspire you and yours. The children came up with most of the ideas, and Matt served as the primary sculptor. [click headline to read more…]