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Mother Turns Her 2-Year-Old’s Scribbles Into Watercolours

Published 5 years ago

Canada-based artist Ruth Oosterman creates expressive and highly imaginative paintings in collaboration with her 2-year old daughter Eve. The artist lets her child draw sketches independently with an ink pen first and then works from there on her own, mostly using watercolours – probably the most handy media to express the child‘s raw imagination.

I try to work quickly and let imagination and play take root into the painting rather than taking it too seriously, this way I can encourage Eve’s contribution without making it to ‘grownup,’ ” writes the self-taught artist. “As Pablo Picasso said it can take ‘but a lifetime to paint like a child.’ I feel so blessed that my daughter can remind me once again what it is to paint like a child by letting me see through her eyes.

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The Lady And The Fox

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The Great Owl

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The Elephant King

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The Red Boat

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A Bookworm’s Dream

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