Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Little Artist

Last week Kate saw me working with some paint and wanted to do it too, so I popped my painting shirt on her and let her have some fun. She went through a few sheets of paper and then started making finger-dots on the cardboard that I'd put underneath. She was having a great time and I just had to get some pictures. It's amazing how her eyes look just the same color as the shirt here. I think her eyes are a lot like Doug's--kind of blue-gray, but they change in the light.

Challenge #9 of the Amazing Digi Scrapping Race was to do a page in the "altered art" style. That's pretty broad, so I had a little trouble choosing a topic, but then I decided that one of these painting pictures would be perfect.

The watercolor splatters in the background are some that I was playing with a while back and then never really did anything with. (One ended up in my blog border.) They worked so well here that I decided to make a few more and put them up in the store.


Since my camera is kaput, I'm going to be looking for things I can do with the scanner for a while. Actually I'm lusting after a 40D now, and I think I can probably swing it, but I have to wait and see what Canon says about my camera first.


Mimi said...

I cannot believe how big Kate is - she's not a baby anymore, she's a little girl! Who has your hair color, no less.

I love your altered style, beautiful!

Helena said...

Which is interesting, because my hair was much lighter when I was that age. I wonder what hers will look like when she's older.

Heather T. said...

What a gorgeous shot of your girl! And those paint splatters are fantastic, too! (And I love the faux-smock smock smock -- that's pretty funny =)

Helena said...

"Actually, I just like to say smock." ;)

Beverly said...

That Kate is quite a beauty. I can't believe how grown up she is.

Of course, we expect she will be quite artistic.

Kathey said...

How very fun! Have you tried her with tracing paper yet? That was your very favorite thing at her age.

Her hair looks pretty red in those pictures, I think.

I sure hope we get to see you this summer.

Love, Mom

Laura Call said...

I absolutely love your "altered art" picture of Kate. I think that's one of my favorite creations you've done, I just love it! I bet Kate loved painting. That's one of Ellie's favorite things to do.

senovia said...

YOu have a beautiful blog! I enjoyed reading it!