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cbertsch
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Art Rocks
In addition to getting canvases and a decent set of brushes for Christmas -- she commences to learn oil painting tomorrow -- Skylar also got some mechanical pencils with fine leads. Naturally, being the sort of girl she is -- see our holiday letter, the link to which I posted in one of my entries from yesterday -- she had to make something tonight with them, in anticipation of tomorrow's lesson:

I asked her about the "China" displayed on two of the writing implements. "That's because my pencils were made in China, dad." Indeed. I heart art and my art-hearting girl who pays attention to detail. I know you all must get tired of me saying this, but she sure is a wonderful being.

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tommix From: tommix Date: December 27th, 2006 05:52 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
That machete is going to stab her in the calf.

The gmail is open, fucker!
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: December 27th, 2006 09:44 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
This comment is more comforting coming from you than from some random person! I'll be online a lot the next few days. We can also have phone conversations. Remember: you're awesome.
tommix From: tommix Date: December 27th, 2006 05:30 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
I should have used an emoticon! I'm just trying out my new Philly attitude.

You'll like this: I overheard a grad student from our program say to someone last night, "Reality is what you make it."
I wanted to punch them in the face to make them aware of the limits of their reality.

You know who else made his own reality: Judge Schreber. And he turned out all right, didn't he?

I'm totally awesome!
From: hipsandquips Date: December 27th, 2006 06:19 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
her attention to detail, body ratios, and the neatness in her drawings is pretty incredible for a girl her age.
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: December 27th, 2006 09:45 am (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Yeah, the chick in this image is a bit slim for my taste, but the liveliness of the line is really striking. She said, "Look, it's my best hand ever."
From: hipsandquips Date: December 27th, 2006 09:44 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
she's in 2nd grade right? it took me until middle school to be able to draw/shade like that. she's obviously a natural artist. i'm pretty jealous. out of all random talents i wish i had, drawing and painting is it.
art_thirst From: art_thirst Date: December 27th, 2006 01:40 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Children are amazing in general but, when they are yours... even more so. :-)
From: samifo Date: December 27th, 2006 06:07 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Love the girl. She's frightfully chic and very thin. And that hair! What a do!
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