DRAGON STEPS - Making of (Original abstract acrylic painting realized by my 4 years old)

in artzone •  last year  (edited)

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These are the hands of a little artist who worked hard to create a beautiful painting for Auntie Dreemie (@dreemsteem), as promised.

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This morning my little Picasso woke up a desire to paint. He rushed through the breakfast, anxious to start his new artwork.

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He mentioned that he had dreamed his painting and he wished to create it before forgetting his vision.

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I was amazed to hear those words coming out of his mouth. It was one of those moments when kids sound as grown ups!

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The only new canvas I had left in the house was a pre printed, but he did not seem to care much about it.

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Within a few minutes he covered it with paint and followed his vision.

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This time we chose only four colours: titanium white, primary cyan, primary yellow and cadmium orange hue from Liquitex. They were all heavy body acrylic paint colours.

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As stools he used different sized brushes, sponges, palette knives, wedges and obviously his little fingers. He likes to feel the paint tickling his fingers.

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He used the dabbing and sponging techniques in order to realize the scaled pattern which gives more depth to the painting.

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By applying gentle pressure with the plastic net on the canvas he created the scaled pattern.

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As for stencils, he improvised and created his own one.

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He recycled a plastic piece that the Christmas lights were wrapped on.

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He explained that it was the perfect ladder for his painting.

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His creativity and innovative spirit are simply mind-blowing!

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Here are some close ups of his painting, so you can have a better look at it!

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The size of the canvas is 16"x11" or 40cm x 30cm.

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Auntie Dreemie, here's the final result! Now you have two paintings to chose from: Dragon Steps and The Pond. The latter is a bit bigger in size (30"x24" /76cmx61cm).

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Would you be more interested in seeing more of his paintings? If yes, let me a comment below!

Here are some of my art related posts:

THE POND - MAKING OF
FLUID ART - WORKING ON COMMISSION DURING MY VACATION
BLAZE - MAKING OF
LET YOUR INNER CHILD IGNITE YOUR CREATIVITY
UNDER THE BLUE -MAKING OF
DRAGON - MAKING OF
ART THERAPY, WHAT THE HECK IS THAT?
FUN WITH ACRYLICS
MAGICAL UNICORN- MAKING OF
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WHAT SPARKS YOUR CREATIVITY?


Unless stated otherwise, all photos used in this posts are taken and owned by myself. If you wish to use any of my images, please contact me!

Thank you for reading, I hope you enjoyed it! Please leave your feedback in the comments, I would love to hear your thoughts!

@2018 LaviPicu aka The Lyme Poet. All rights reserved.

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So fun!

Thanks!

Love his artwork and I also love seeing how it grows as he works on it

I hope he will not lose interest in it while he grows. ;0)

I hope he always has an interest and keeps painting he truly should

It looked like a mess then it looked like art that was cool

Hahahhah. I liked your comment! Luckily the mess ended up looking neat. ;-)

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Ladders? I like them. I also like the colors on the piece. What creativity :)

The lone white swirly circle is pretty striking as well.

Ladders, dragons and blue colour are a must for my little artist.

Ladders, dragons and
Blue colour are a must for
My little artist.

                 - lymepoet


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What?! Would I be interested? Yes! This looks awesome. How great to wake up and go. That's the best way to do it. Do you talk about his dream with him? Your son has quite the bit of talent.

Thank you! I will try to make a post for each one of his future paintings.

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Thank you!

I did not forget my little love. I just wanted to wait to leave a comment that would coincide with my post :)

and that will be happening within the hour.

I cried.
and cried.
hehehehehe
he is a beautiful child with a beautiful mind. I am so honored. so so deeply honored.

He was thrilled to hear that you liked it! ;-)

I love every single thing about it, but most of all, I love his little heart! I can't believe the sweet sensitivity that he has!!!

It's really so special to me that I'll have this work of art from him! I hope someday I'll get a hug from him (and his mom too!) hehehehe

You're not that far away! We'll meet for sure! ;0)

I so look forward to it!!! :) I've begun thinking of my little artist's gift and i CAN'T wait to do it hehehehehehe

I might need to do a little research into his own life with you - just like he did for me <3

Auntie Dreemie, you're cooking something! I can almost see that big smile upon your face now ;-)

i totally am!!!!!!!! i had one idea yesterday - but TODAY'S idea is EVEN better!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm really excited about this one! hehehehehe

I saw a brief glimpse of this on @dreemsteem’s account but forgot to come visit! I love how you show all the processes he went through and wow he’s so creative and using so many textures! I love how he uses his vision from his dream! Such a sweet boy! 😍😍

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Thanks! Showing the steps involved in the creation can help one learn how it is done or even encourage to try it. If a 4 y.o. can do it, anyone can do it, right!

I love the creativity here! I enjoyed seeing the work in progress also, its like a different painting early on and it morphs into the end artwork. Very cooL!

He had lots of fun creating it! Thanks for stopping by!

Hello @lymepoet, thank you for sharing this creative work! We just stopped by to say that you've been upvoted by the @creativecrypto magazine. The Creative Crypto is all about art on the blockchain and learning from creatives like you. Looking forward to crossing paths again soon. Steem on!

Thank you!