Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Ava, By Ava

Got home from work last night and Madison had an informal art class waiting. We all sat down on the rug in her room and, following her direction, sketched out self portraits in pencil, which we then colored in, using the big pile of crayons our "instructor" had provided.

Ava stuck with her little project longer than anyone else, and we were all very impressed by the result, so I thought I would post it, with the artist's approval, of course.

"Are you going to send it all the way around the world?" she asked me, as I processed the scan of her little masterpiece. I told her I was, and her smile seemed to indicate she was pleased with the idea.

Copyright Ava, 2008, All Rights Reserved


Blogger sfoofie said...

You can tell her someone in WI looked at her cool picture. I love the details. :D

8:09 AM  
Blogger Fi said...

Looks like a lovely picture from here in the UK.

8:47 AM  
Blogger twelvekindsofcrazy said...

I like how Ava thinks, a girl is never fully drawn without a little mascara. Well-played! -from philly

10:43 AM  
Blogger Kevin said...

I wish I drew that well when i was that age. I smell a DaVinci!!

New York has seen it.

3:24 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Lovely self portrait Ava. What a talented young lady you are.

Florida has seen it.

9:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ava looks beautiful, love the hearts. I saw her all the way from India. She has real talent!

12:05 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

Gorgeous! - from Mesa, Arizona :)

1:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Perth, Australia has seen it too - you might need a globe to show her just how far this art has been seen.

Tell her its brilliant - love the clothes.

Thanks for another great post.

5:25 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's a lovely picture, well done Ava! it's been seen in Paris, France!

9:03 AM  
Blogger ness said...

Ava, that is a very beautiful drawing! Greetings from the happy people in the Philippines who saw it. :-)

9:05 AM  
Blogger Daisy said...

New Jersey is noticing her big beautiful blue eyes!

1:21 PM  
Blogger Ellobie said...

Chicago loves how color-coordinated she is! :)

1:48 PM  
Blogger Leslie said...

Austin, Texas says "Great Job!"

5:34 PM  
Blogger Lu. Lu. said...

You have a very creative child, and talented :)

12:14 AM  
Blogger angela_lin said...

Little Eva seems a lovely girl,and she shows her talent.God bless with her.

4:03 AM  
Blogger Lydia said...

A computer in a house under three giant Sequoia trees in Oregon showed your picture to someone who thinks all the hearts are so pretty!

5:22 AM  
Blogger DeeDeeB said...

Guadeloupe, French Caribbean, has seen it too. Your daughters are so precious and talented!

8:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seen and enjoyed in Virginia too!

10:04 AM  
Blogger Unlikely Mystic said...

Tell Ava she made it all the way to Ireland, and we're all very impressed over here!

3:22 PM  
Blogger @GiftedHand said...

Us heart mad little people here in a little house in London UK think its a fab drawing.

6:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Neat blog!

12:22 AM  
Blogger Savannah said...

Veddy Veddy good darling, lovely. - - Rochester, NY.

10:29 AM  
Blogger Karlette said...

Nice use of colours & love the way she colours just right into the outline. Seen & loved it all the way from Mumbai, India

1:15 AM  
Blogger Veronica said...

That is awesome. You have a talented little girl! I'd frame that one.


8:24 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

The folks here in California love it too!

3:29 PM  
Blogger A. said...


From Minneapolis, Minn.

8:55 AM  
Blogger Sarah :) said...

Wow. What a precious picture.
Your little girl has now warmed a Kentuckians heart as well. :]

9:58 PM  
Blogger void said...

I felt compelled to comment.

Awesome drawing, Ava!

Someone else in Mumbai, India has seen it.

7:27 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Tell the resident artist a St. Paul, Minnesotan thinks her picture is beautiful! I love all of the details.

12:39 PM  

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