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 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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Artistic Boys – Gideon and Dad Paint Landscapes.

September 25, 2008 at 6:07 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

Original Post Date: April 08, 2008 07:46 PM EDT

During the time I was taking my art lesson from Gideon the art teacher, dad came down and painted too. Well, he didn’t seem to keen on the idea at first protesting that he can’t draw. I said “So what” you have some artistic ability let’s see it! I thought that it’d be a great family thing to do as Gideon and I were already painting, and I thought it was good for Gideon to see how art styles vary.

So, down comes Clint on the floor by us. He says what do I paint on? I handed him a thick piece of cardboard that was the back of an old, falling apart sketchpad.

He went to work painting a river, then trees, benches, rocks and animals. All the while Gideon is doing a similar landscape on his 16 X 20 canvasboard.

Unfortunately I didn’t take photos as the paintings progressed as I was painting Horton at the time.

So what did we wind up with in the end?

Clint’s landscape, which is based on Parfrey’s Glen – a state park that we love to hike and photograph.
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The blue is the creek that runs through Parfrey’s Glen. The dots along it are trees. The brown is the pathway. Near the top of the creek are 3 brown benches. There’s a brown rock up there too. The green is the grassy area. There’s a deer and a bear there… and there’s deer poop. *shakes head* Boys, lol.

Gideon’s landscape which is based off of Clint’s… without the pooping deer, thankfully.
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Gideon’s creek is green. The dots along it are trees. The brown and silver are paths. He has two rocks and one bench.

I think they did a GREAT job, and Gideon learned a new type of painting: Landscapes.

See Clint? You paint well AND inspired Gideon.

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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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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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Gideon’s Watercolor Paintings

September 25, 2008 at 4:08 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

Original Post Date:  January 23, 2007 08:06 PM EST

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One of Gideon’s newest watercolors.
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Another one of Gideon’s recent watercolor painting.

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