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busymockingbird (micaangela)

Outer Face

by Busymockingbird

Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.



These are collaborative paintings by my 4-year old daughter and me. I start by quietly drawing a vintage, retro head (which I love doing). Next step: My daughter (who LOVES to draw) hastily snatches my sketchbook from me and draws a body and sometimes additional characters. Later, I go back and add highlights and details in acrylic paint, colored ballpoint pen, and marker. Together, they create a beautiful collaboration...as well as an exercise in patience (on both our parts).

See more at busymockingbird.wordpress.com. Thank you!

no no no commented on August 29, 2013 11:09am
These are amazing, and I love them even more knowing how they're made! Awesome!
Alexandra Davidoff commented on August 31, 2013 6:05pm
Adorable! I love the beaver tails.
MerileeA commented on September 1, 2013 8:44am
I saw this on Facebook this morning. So many of my friends shared it that I finally had to see what the fuss was all about! And wow! This idea is so simple yet brilliant. Why hadn't my mom & I collaborated like this when I was a kid?! It's genius! I do believe your work is inspiring so many people to get back into art again. I stopped drawing years ago & this makes me want to do it again! :) (This print is my absolute favorite! I must have this!)
no no no commented on September 1, 2013 10:05am
I saw your work featured on Colossal. Good for you!
Brandon Ortwein commented on September 2, 2013 11:49am
Beautiful Series of illustrations and the story behind their creation is wonderful.
doviArt commented on September 8, 2013 3:10pm
This is the most original artwork I've ever seen. Good job you both :)
PaperTigress commented on September 12, 2013 2:11pm
so good
judy lee commented on November 3, 2013 5:49pm
I am about as pleased as punch to have found this work on here.
Ducky B commented on January 13, 2014 3:11pm
I am so in love with this whole series. Completely brilliant!
Tyler Spangler commented on February 19, 2014 12:07am
Ellie Maria Perez commented on August 18, 2014 5:35pm
I ordered this and never got it in the mail-nor did I get a confirmation email. However, it WAS charged to my card. Super not cool, I really like this print and want to support the artist.
Leah Bourne commented on October 10, 2014 4:53am
This has to be my favourite piece of work by yourself and your daughter! Such an inspiration!
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n2n44 commented on June 16, 2015 10:48pm
cool :)
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