Actually the whole process of arriving at a pleasing whole has been challenging but...
the little artists spent some time with their Grand Dad who had an old
western to show them I added the finishing touches to my examples.
lost interest in chasing bank robbers and arrived to put buttons and
one more flower on. She likes to spread the matt medium on and it gets
kinda thick but texture is good. ;^) She also likes to add circles
with round lids.
|Jolina is all about the world's creatures and plants.|
rubbed apricot Inka Gold all over the fairy to subude her garishness and then Eliana glitzed
things up to her satisfaction. The final outlining and embellishing proceeded after a good nights sleep and the bank robbers were finally dealt with.
Always a challenge to work with this one as she has definite ideas about what she wants ('much' more is better) but tears result from her high standards. I had to be discreet with my touch ups to her hair, etc.! :O So its a balancing act to let her do it but have it 'beautiful'. phew, she was happy.
|Eliana and her super hero faerie!|
must admit I hated to see a full sized paper print plastered down on this
canvas. But Josh is thrilled. After working on the others I hit on the
idea to soften the printer paper edges and Josh agreed to try it. He
wanted words and two colours of foam letters were camouflaged with
acrylic blue. The next morning brought only a few more finishing touches.
With this one less is best. It is 'perfecto' at every stage. I told him to date and sign it on the back.
And then it was time to take all the new creations away to their new home. They were suitably greeted with ooohs and awes.
I finished up my day with with a long meander through the book store and a lovely coffee. And a reminder to myself that I need them to come make art on a one at a time basis. ;^) After all, a great thirst can be quenched with small regular sips!
You are so right......small, regular sips.
It is such a joy to read your stories that regale ar with the Littles. Each canvas is truly a work of HeArt and each precious Litle Artist should feel very proud of their masterpiece. Great Job Gramma Elle. You certainly have a lot more patience than I my friend. You are making Priceless Memories and YOU should feel very proud.
very nice blog dear
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