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Christmas is… workshopping with your favorite kids

By spotogspindel | December 15, 2009

My almost-niece Ylva and I have a tradition: every year she makes a painting for her Dad for Christmas. We made the first one when she had just turned one! Now she´s four. 

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We use a pre-made canvas, linen-colored, and we always use the same colors: white, blues and turquoise. Above she is painting the heart-shaped pages of a book, that her mother will continue to work with.

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She started by painting a family of bats, then changed her mind, and decided not to paint anything, just colors! I think her picture turned out really good!

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Above is the picture she painted when she was one years old.

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We forgot our tradition when she was two, so the picture above is painted when she was three.

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And here is the painting she made today, at age four.

Topics: Christmas, Diverse | 2 Comments »

2 Responses to “Christmas is… workshopping with your favorite kids”

  1. Justin Segal Says:
    December 15th, 2009 at 22:19

    Tons of fun! I don’t think there’s anything better than sharing art, and especially, making art with kids. Art is best when it’s given — and cherished!

  2. veda Says:
    December 16th, 2009 at 07:05

    that looks like so much fun! my daughter is creative too…and i think i must allow her 2 use the paints more often!

    happy holidays!!!!!!!!

    Regards,
    Veda

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