Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Laugh out loud
See this picture? It was painted by Claude Monet. Lovely painting isn't it? Last week, Mr. C and I for school studied this painting and the life of Claude Monet. At the end of the week, we tried to paint this painting in our art books.
This painting is impressionistic art. I decided I am not a huge fan of impressionistic art. It's not my favorite. It's not my thing. I made this decision after learning and studying it a bit. I was able to make an educated opinion and for that I am grateful for. Grateful for the time we were able to spend studying this painting.
NOT grateful for the time trying to paint it however. I have no artistic skills what so ever. I can't even draw a stick figure that is recognizable. I'm not exaggerating. The SM is the one with the art skills. The Native's have learned to go to him if it involves drawing, painting, clay, etc. They come to me when they need their noses or bums wiped......
So, Mr. C and I got out our paints and set down to work. When I was finished and gasping for air because I'd been laughing so hard, I Skyped my baby sis and showed her the painting. She asked me how come my teepee was on fire. Through the laughter and tears I told her it wasn't a teepee, it was a WINDMILL and that wasn't smoke, it was CLOUDS!
It's okay. You can laugh at my expense. I am! And no, I am not going to show you my painting...... I used it to wipe someones nose with........