Ordering the Grandkids

There’s nothing more gratifying than fulfilling a request from a family member.

My Father-in-Law wanted something very special for the Mother-in-Law and so requested “that art that you do” (so cute) but incorporating the 4 grandkids. It needed to be special and unique but not too avante garde as they are both quite conservative and the finished piece needed to suit their decor but I wanted it to stand out as a feature.

Armed with only recent photos of my 2 boys plus my delightful nephew and niece, I spent a good part of 2012 searching for that one concept that would once and for all, cement my place as Favourite Daughter-in-Law (haha).

I came by chance upon the art of Danielle O’Brien (www.kiln.com.au) and saw a commission she’d completed where the brief was similar. The client wanted a canvas of each grandchild, but when put together, created one cohesive scene.

And so I had my concept.

grandkids_2 copy

grandkids_full copy

grandkids_j copy

grandkids_mfull copy

The separate canvases are 15x30cm each and work well together as one piece, or separately hanging in different parts of the house.

This concept would make a terrific gift to cement YOUR place as Favourite with the In-Laws. I can customise to your specifications, any number, any size, any colour, anywhere in the world.

Contact me via email gistcreative@optusnet.com.au or if you are in Australia you can call me on 0414 619 992 to chat around your ideas.

Anything is possible!

Giovanna xx

Published by Giovanna Scott

Artist, Educator, Joy Seeker, and Lover of Good Coffee. I began this blog in December 2006 to document the ebb and flow of our life. It has now become a steady record of my artistic journey and a home for my collections.

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