INDEX Of Gideon’s Art Instruction Videos

September 25, 2008 at 11:34 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , )

In May of 2008, Gideon decided he wanted to teach the kids online how to draw.  Such an ambitious desire for someone five years old. Of course I was ready with the camera to film his art instruction. Here’s a index of all of his videos, and it will be updated in the event that he decides to teach art some more in the future.

GIDEON THE ART TEACHER! Gideon Shows Everyone In Gatherland How To Make Button Suns! March 27, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: How To Draw Spongebob **OUTTAKE** March 31, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: How To Draw Spongebob March 31, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: How To Draw A Smiley Face March 31, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon’s Happy Sun. August 2, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon Shows Us How To Draw Pom Poms. August 2, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon Shows Us How To Draw Pom Poms (Part Two). August 2, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon Shows Us How To Draw Smiley Suns. April 2, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: How To Draw A Landscape & House. April 7, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Crazy Colors **OUTTAKE** April 7, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Happy Face **OUTTAKE** April 7, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Circle **OUTTAKE** April 7, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon Tries To Draw A Train **OUTTAKE** April 8, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon Tries To Draw A Dice **OUTTAKE** April 8, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Colorful Mess **OUTTAKE** April 8, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Chicken Hand April 8, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: How To Erase Chalk. April 10, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon’s Birdhouse – Part One. April 15, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon’s Birdhouse – Part Two. April 15, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon’s Birdhouse – Part Three. April 15, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: Gideon’s Birdhouse – Part Four. April 15, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Edition! April 27, 2008

Gideon The Art Teacher: SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Edition! #2 April 27, 2008

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Gideon’s Chocolate Painting

September 25, 2008 at 6:15 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Original Post Date: May 08, 2008 04:47 PM EDT

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Gideon’s painting of a chocolate. (Looks like a Hershey’s Kiss, doesn’t it?) Acrylics on an 8×10 canvas board. The artist is five years old. All comments left here are read to a very happy Gideon.

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Gideon’s Sun Painting

September 25, 2008 at 6:15 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Original Post Date: April 22, 2008 08:13 PM EDT

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Gideon’s sun painting.  The black in the corner is Gideon’s signature on his artwork. 🙂 Gideon is five years old.

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Gideon’s House

September 25, 2008 at 6:13 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Original Post Date: April 18, 2008 08:12 PM EDT

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Gideon’s elaborate drawing of a house! I was SOOOO SAD when he insisted on erasing this one. At least I have a photo of it.

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Gideon’s Ceramic Train Project

September 25, 2008 at 6:11 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

Original Post Date: April 14, 2008 06:49 PM EDT

A while ago I bought Gideon those paints he had been asking for as well as a 6-piece ceramic train set and a wooden car.

Here’s a shot of all of the stuff we bought. A total of just $23 at Walmart… not bad.
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Gideon had asked me to take a photo of him with all his art supplies, which I did. Just imagine a photo fo this little blonde haired boy with a big big smile on his face here. LOL

Gideon got to work painting his train with a blue glitter roof. Mr. Gideon adores the glitter paints.
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Artist at work. 🙂
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Due to the large amount of photos I thought that the smaller views were best to add. That way you could see side by side the progress for each train. He painted these all in one night.

The train with logs start to finish.

I think this is the caboose. This is it beginning to end.


Coal train start to finish.

Start to finish.

Engine


Start to fisnish.

The entire train done!
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As Gideon finished each piece he took it in his room “So I can see it when I go night night.” Aww he has such pride in his work.

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Acrylic Painting By Gideon

September 25, 2008 at 6:08 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

Original Post Date: April 13, 2008 07:26 PM EDT

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Gideon’s painting. Acrylic on 9X12 canvas board. It was still wet when I took this photo. Many seem to ask how old he is. He’s five years old.

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Gideon’s Acrylic Painting Of A Sun

September 25, 2008 at 6:05 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , )

Original Post Date: March 30, 2008 06:18 PM EDT

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Gideon’s sun painting. Acrylic paints on a 9 X 12 canvas board. He made this last night, though it looks like his gray paint was a bit thinned by water.

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Acrylic Painting By Gideon

September 25, 2008 at 6:03 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

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Gideon’s painting. Acrylic paint on canvas board. He really likes to mix up his paints and see what colors he comes up with. )

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Gideon’s Art Journal: I Can Make My Own, Too!

September 25, 2008 at 6:02 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

Original Post Date: March 08, 2008 11:03 AM EST

Last night Gideon was not his usual playful Pintendo-loving self. (By the way “Pintendo” is what he calls our Nintendo, lol) instead he relaxed most of the day. Later he did play some “Pintendo” but more so he pulled out his Lightning McQueen notebook (A Christmas gift) and began to draw, and draw and draw some more!

Here’s what he came up with: (By the way these are all in the middle of the notebook, lol)

This is the front and back cover of the notebook. It’s just one we got at one of those Dollar stores in NY for a stocking stuffer.

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His first art in it? Well, a tracing of his hand and foot, of course.
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Then he traced his knee (left) and drew a music note. I forgot what he called the music note. It was something like music word.
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Then he drew some money (left) and a self portrait. Awww! He put a shirt on it (red – his favorite color) and gave him lots of hair, because he has lots of hair, lol! (He said all of this as he pushed his own hair around on his head)
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Then he tried to write the number 1 and write One like daddy taught him to do. He did need some help spelling One, though. Then he did an 8 and tried to write eight, but he ran out of space and was mad at how he wrote his “g”. The he wrote “HFF” and Off. No one helped him spell off.
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Then he did MNO POP. He exclaimed Hop on Pop! (A Dr. Seuss book we read from the library a while ago) Then he did a line on the right side.
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The he drew a ladder and a W, but his W was actually a M, lol. So I told the M to turn around. I showed him how when the M turned around it made a W. And of course, I had to tell the W to turn around and show him that it’s a M again. Oh he liked that, lol. Then he added three O’s to spell. Woooo! LOL
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This I think is an abstract. He didn’t tell me what it was after like he always does.
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Another abstract, I think on the left and a thermometer (he calls them temperatures) on the right.
The image

Then some dots and another abstract.https://i0.wp.com/media-files.gather.com/images/d864/d622/d744/d224/d96/f3/full.jpg

A snowman (left) and another abstract.
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Another abstract (left) and Water (right) I think he said it was “much water”
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There’s Gideon’s drawings. Not bad for all in one night AND when he was sick (though he still denies he’s sick)

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Semi-Splatter Painting By Gideon

September 25, 2008 at 5:57 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

Original Post Date: March 07, 2008 12:12 PM EST

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A painting Gideon did at the Beach Party at the Library.
Gideon made this with paints and a toothbrush. They were supposed to lay the foam stickers down and paint on a screen over the paper. That way we’d have a shadow painting of the fish. If you look closely you can see one done like that when I was showing Gideon what to do. He, however decided the inner artist didn’t like that idea, lol. So he painted on his own. This is what he came up with. 🙂

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