http://sayresmiles.blogspot.com/ Gives us our Fun Monday Assignment:
Your assignment for Monday, 9/17 is this:
Brush off your interview skills. Talk to everyone who lives in your house. I want to know what their, and your, favorite piece of art is in your home. Photographs do not count. If there was a fire in your home, everyone would grab photographs, but what is the non-photographic piece of art you would grab on your way out – and why? (Edit: These don’t have to be paintings – these can be wall hangings, statues, lumps of clay by your child, anything that is artistic expression of some kind EXCEPT photographs.)
Okay, so here’s the deal. I don’t have any art! I do have 2 favorite artworks as a kid though, that if I still had in my possession, I would take. One I believe is still in my family’s attic or etc. It’s a picture I drew in Kindergarten, of birds. But I guess I wasn’t thinking too hard, and even though they have beaks and eyes and feathers on their wings, they have circles for feet. My art teacher submitted it to the art fair that year and my oldest brother brought it home to me. With a blue ribbon on it. The art teacher had labeled it “Birds on Wheels.” The second is a study I did of my first dog Beau, a beautiful red golden retriever. He was laying down, with his drooly mouth wide open and a ball at his feet, tongue hanging out. I am pretty sure this one is long gone. I wish I still had it. I also wish I had the time or inclination to be an artist. Okay, so that’s what I’d grab in the Great Art Grab and Go! Now go check out Sayre for the rest of the posts!