Daddy's Pride / Painting

  • Masterpiece Painting

    The other day my son brought home his first painting, and since my future Monet did this, it will be kept in a scrapbook for many years. :) So, while making some room to keep all of my son's future "stuff", I wondered why I plan on filing this away. Is it because I love my child?...yes. Is it because I want to show him it when he's 18 years old?..yes. But honestly, there's really nothing great about it. I mean...if this was another child's work, I would probably say "what is it?". :) However, my "logical" reasoning for keeping this painting is that he actually did something useful with his time. And many times I value process/journey over the finished product. So, when I think about other parents that keep all these memorable things from a recording of a child's first live performance to a child's first essay, we are all just proud that our children are simply trying and learning. Perhaps, I will go ahead and frame my son's abstract tree. :)

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  • Finished Painting

    Baby varsity. Our original painting for our son’s room is now complete.

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  • Painting Progress

    I have not been able to blog a lot recently because we have been working on this painting for our son’s room. We decided to go with a baby animal sports theme. It is a work in progress. We will share the final product when it is done.

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  • Blank Canvas

    Planning to paint a picture for the baby’s room. What shall we create? Modern art? Caricatures? Landscape?

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