Known Johnson

July 1, 2007

My daughter, the artist

Filed under: General — Tom @ 11:56 pm

Amanda has taken to drawing a lot lately. Her favorite game with Crayons continues to be doing anything but actually drawing with them (lately it’s been lining them up as candles and proclaiming “birt-day cake!”) but she’s drawing more now than ever before, and even attempts to draw her own interpretations of things. Tonight I requested a couple of drawings from her and here are the results:

shuttle-firetruck01.jpg

Nevermind the blue sun and the yellow circle, which I’m guessing is another sun (these are mommy’s works of art) – I just kept them in there because I liked the composition. Don’t you see what she drew? Isn’t it obvious? Oh, fine, maybe for the untrained eye it might not be quite so apparent what Amanda’s subjects worse, but I assure you my years of art training have not gone to waste:

shuttle-firetruck01.jpg

And, yes, I actually requested a shuttle and a firetruck, and that’s what she gave me. Maybe she’s an Abstract Expressionist.

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