I think about the emotional significance of these child-made objects, their power and magic. I try to paint them as clunkily as they are to make them beautiful and necessary.  Something, all images, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches or 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

I think about the emotional significance of these child-made objects, their power and magic. I try to paint them as clunkily as they are to make them beautiful and necessary.

Something, all images, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches or 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

 Elephant, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Elephant, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

 Duck and Dolphin, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Duck and Dolphin, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Koala Bear, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Koala Bear, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Rabbit, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Rabbit, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Pinkheaded Monster, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Pinkheaded Monster, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Woodman, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

Woodman, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

 Green Indian, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Green Indian, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Striped Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Striped Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Orange Visor Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Orange Visor Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

 Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

 I think about the emotional significance of these child-made objects, their power and magic. I try to paint them as clunkily as they are to make them beautiful and necessary.  Something, all images, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches or 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.
 Elephant, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.
 Duck and Dolphin, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Koala Bear, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Rabbit, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Pinkheaded Monster, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Woodman, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.
 Green Indian, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Striped Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Orange Visor Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.
 Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

I think about the emotional significance of these child-made objects, their power and magic. I try to paint them as clunkily as they are to make them beautiful and necessary.

Something, all images, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches or 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

Elephant, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

Duck and Dolphin, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Koala Bear, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Rabbit, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Pinkheaded Monster, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Woodman, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

Green Indian, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Striped Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Orange Visor Animal, acrylic on canvas over board, 30 x 41.5 inches, 2018.

Clown, acrylic on canvas over board, 41.5 x 30 inches, 2018.

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