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Thursday, 29 December 2011

Aaron's "He-Art"


I hope you all had a Merry Christmas and enjoyed the festivities
and got all that you wished for from Santa.

We had the pleasure of the company of our nephew and niece
again over the past few days
and following on from my previous post where
Chloe created her own She-Art girl, this time, Aaron (aged 8)
got to do his very own version - a He-Art boy!


Aaron is not afraid to show his feminine side and chose
very glittery paper to dress his boy - he was going for
a football outfit - hence the pink shiny shorts!

His canvas started off with a variety of map pieces from
an old Atlas, then a combination of acrylic paints and mica sprays,
stencilling through sequin waste and using bottle tops etc.
(he did get very messy!)

Aaron chose the words
"Face Your Fears Not Your Tears"
which is a saying he's been bandying about 
ever since visiting the
Adventure Island amusment park at Southend-On-Sea
and watching a roller coaster called 'Rage' 
which he's too young to ride on at the moment.

I think those words were the perfect finishing touch
to his canvas and we both loved what he achieved.

So there it is - "He-Art" or Yeeehaa as we were calling it - lol.

Thanks for looking :)

12 comments:

Mrs A. said...

A big Yeeehaa from me. Great work and I love the saying. Happy New Year to you. Hugs Mrs A.

Ira said...

oh wow, supercool job Aaron! Don't you just LOVE crafting with your dear auntie Sherry? Please say hello to her from me, will you? Happy New Year to you and your sister and to your auntie!! hugs, Ira

Terry said...

Sherry, you are teaching the kids so well! Aaron's "He-Art" is so darn cool! He is a cutie!!! Have a wonderful New Year!

Sam said...

Wow, that is fantastic! Love the saying and his background is great, loads of layers and texture and what a fab sparkly outfit! How wonderful for him to create something so special with his aunty, you must be really proud of him and your niece! x

Sam said...

Oh and Happy New year to you! x x x

Meggymay said...

You are a great tutor and your nephew is as talented as his sister.
Have a Happy New Year.
Yvonne x

Gini said...

Go Aaron Go!!!
Fabulous He Art :-)
What sweethearts you both are.
That is such a brill photo of the main man himself.
Happy New Year Sherry!

Cindy Is Crafty said...

What a cute little man and an awesome bit of art, too! Way to go! Happy New Year, Sherry!

Createology said...

How adorable is he and his "He Art" is wonderful. How great that you can share your creative tools with your niece and nephew. Lots of talent in those young artists.

Deborah said...

You should send this link to the she art queen (christi?) - I bet she'd love to see Aaron's He Art piece. It's fab!

Jackie said...

Fabulous - such a talented nephew!

JaN's ArTy JouRneY said...

Wow, the creativity certainly runs in your family Sherry!! Aaron's He Art is amazing!! ...and what a treat to craft with his auntie (and a fab artist like you)!! Little Aaron looks so proud of his efforts in the pic, and so he should be! (Oh... and a great name too, one of my boys is named Aaron!)
Jan x