Thursday, May 24, 2007

Monsters



[click picture for a larger view]

I asked my grandson, Reid, to draw a picture of a monster and e-mail it to me. I used a projector to help draw it on a sheet of watercolor paper and painted it in three dimensions, and, voilĂ .

I give credit for the inspiration to Dave Devries who has a website where he describes doing this.

10 Comments:

At May 26, 2007 6:45 AM, Blogger Bijoy said...

Cool blog, i just randomly surfed in, but it sure was worth my time, will be back

Deep Regards from the other side of the Moon

Biby Cletus

 
At May 26, 2007 7:55 AM, Blogger Minik said...

Hi, it's amazing...i get on your blog...want to send a post because i had interest to your pictures , the same indian guy ( biby cletus)let a post on my blog a few weeks ago... that's the "blogger community"!
i am french...and live not far from Chambéry...
coincidences...what a world!!!

 
At May 26, 2007 8:53 AM, Blogger The Farmer's Wife Pasture-raised Poultry said...

Totally cool! Have far apart are you guys? Cross generational collaboration...I love it!

 
At May 26, 2007 10:02 AM, Blogger SunshineNDirt said...

This is a cool idea (and the monster looks great in both incarnations!)

I lack inspiration often in the art department. Suddenly I realize I have an untapped resource in my friends kids (not to mention my own neices & nephews!!).

~Daughter/Aunt Cathy

 
At May 26, 2007 11:24 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cool Monster! :) I liked the way you drew 3D arms on it :) it looks great!
Say hi to everyone for me.
all the best to you all,
Oyvind Randers-Pehrson, Norway

 
At May 26, 2007 5:22 PM, Blogger Jackie k said...

Wow, how cool is that. I love the interpretation and the collaboration. I can't wait to see others in the future. The photography is phenomenal, Sigrid. I especially loved the impressionistic rainy day! Jackie

 
At May 27, 2007 4:11 AM, Blogger Kris said...

Hi! This was a cool drawing - can you makes another? Maybe we can send you a drawing, too?

Love from your relatives Oskar (10) and Lilja (5) in Norway!

 
At May 28, 2007 7:45 PM, Blogger jennsquared said...

That's very cool! I love the cross generation collaboration! Hope all is well with you! Not much Mondays that I can go...

 
At May 30, 2007 11:37 PM, Blogger Kerry B said...

Your creativity continues to amaze and entertain me, whether it be in watercolor, photography, knitting, quilting, or protesting! Reid is lucky to have you to collaborate with! Looking forward to more shared work. You are awesome!
Thanks for sharing this with me.

 
At July 06, 2007 10:02 AM, Blogger Lely Evans said...

What a great idea! I like the etched monster, and the green one as well. It's very inspiring, makes you think distance is never an issue anymore in collaboration now.

Lely

 

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