Day 24~Give

Today’s challenge is to make a piece of art and give it away. Isn’t that where we all started? We made art as children and ran home to mom to give her our wondrous works. She proudly displayed them on the refrigerator, or wore the macaroni necklaces. Grandparents we another satisfying choice to share our art with. When my grandma passed away many years ago, I found she had kept many of those art gifts and I now have them back. How special it made me feel that she had kept them all those years. So giving away our art is really no challenge. It makes us feel good inside.
My journal page is a Modigliani inspired piece with my own twist and a little touch of Misty in the petals. I have also done a little sister piece that will be going to a wonderous queen of mixed media, who is in the hospital. I hope it will brighten her day.

8 responses

  1. Hi Pam, I love this post and the art you are giving away, I have kept all my daughters childhood art, and even framed some and she laughs at me…but they are masterpieces of love to me…Would love to win your give away….I am having one too…it feels so nice to give something you feel connected to like this to someone who will appreciate it…xx

  2. hi pambeautiful as always :)i have a big plastic tub of my sons art thru his school yearsi hope one day he will treasure it as much as i domany thanks for sharingtabby 🙂

  3. Hi Pam , what a wonderful piece , and i am sure your friend will love it too….I know what you mean about keeping art that has been given, it was only last night whilst sorting stuff out i found a letter and mothers day card in an old shoe box , that my daughter had made many years ago , when i showed her she just laughed and said ” i don’t remember that ” at least i have the memory , i will treasure it.Love Lorraine x

  4. My Mom kept one of my pictures I did when I was in kindergarten or 1st grade. When I look at it, I can almost remember working on it. Funny, huh? That was sooooooo long ago! LOL!smiles,Teresa

  5. Her eyes feel like they can see right through me! Gorgeous. And what a great gift. I know your friend will be so delighted.Peace & Love,~Barb~

  6. How sweet of you for giving someone a gift! I haven’t been able to keep up with this week’s themes but I love looking at what you and others have done.I still have some of my children’s art work 20-30 years later!

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