Our family recently traveled up to the Lake Tulloch area of California for a mini vacation. I was eager to escape the traffic and congestion of Los Angeles in exchange for blue skies and beautiful landscapes. I was very pleased with my choice of location to spend a few days away enjoying nature. We were met at our vacation cabin by neighborhood deer, a wandering fox, and roaming wild turkeys. With such a great landscape right outside my window, I couldn’t help but want to capture it with a little watercolor landscape painting. My daughter is always eager to create
My daughter and I talk about drawing and painting everyday. Today she had fun drawing by turning a simple piece of paper into a “phone”. She drew the buttons, added some lines for numbers to call and then made one for all of us so we could “talk”. I love how she just decided to create them out of paper with a pen. In this day of technology, it’s a wonder that my kid still says “Mom, can I have a piece of paper and a pen?”. I know that as a Mom who supports drawing and painting for kids,
So to celebrate Father’s Day instead of buying the usual cards and gifts, I asked my 5 year-old daughter if she wanted to create paintings for her Dad and her Grandfathers. She was more than delighted. I needed to stock up on paint, so a quick trip to Michael’s and we were set. You have to love their online 50% off coupons. You can’t beat that. I found this great set at one heck of a great deal (about $25.00 with the coupon). We needed a new table top easel and some fresh acrylic paints so it was perfect.