Saturday, March 21, 2009

Sam Meets Paint

Last week, I introduced Sam to painting. I had a set of Crayola watercolor paints from when I named a color in their United States special edition pack contest. Actually, I have a ton a fun Crayola products that I pull from as Sam gets older. Anyway, I digress. Sam was fascinated by the watercolors. I had fun teaching him how to use the brushes and mix the water with the paint.

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Then, he realized that if one brush and one color was fun, two must be twice as much fun!

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And it wasn’t long after that he realized he could paint himself.

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Well, that naturally led to fingerpainting.

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Then he experimented with adding water straight on the paper.

DSC_0025Back to the brushes with an attempt at using three brushes at one time.

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Not as easy as he thought it would be.

Sitting back to evaluate his work...

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…he declared his masterpiece “All done!”

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Today, watercolors. Tomorrow…acrylics!

Well, maybe not tomorrow. Check back here on Tuesday. Because THAT was a lot of fun!

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2 comments:

Jennifer Juniper said...

Well, now I'm all caught up! I love the intensity when he is painting, this is serious business!

Isn't it funny when they ask for something we think of as a necessity, like the umbrella??? If only it was that easy to make them smile all the time!

I should let my kids take more photos, I have a camera from Disney that my kids were carrying around, I wonder what surprises are in there...

andy said...

I agree with Jennifer! He looks SO serious about the whole painting business;)

And your comment on my Saturday post almost had me on the floor. Imagine that, a doctor who supplies you with industrial size goodies. Awesome.