Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Skulduggery Sculpture

KC is so excited because he goes back to art class tomorrow.  He has literally been marking the days to this on his calendar.  Tonight we were at a play date at a friends house.  Their daughter A. is in gymnastics with Lissa, but we have been friends for years before the girls went to the gym together. A is only 3 but KC is as friendly with her as Lissa.  Both A's parents studied art in college and although their day to day life doesn't involve art as a vocation, they love it.  A's dad in particular would like to teach art to KC, with the other kids and myself invited "in case I felt weird about it." Which I don't.  I have pretty strong radar and see nothing wonky here, but I will likely hang out there anyway as I am not a drop off parent.

C. asked KC tonight what kind of art he was most interested in.  KC said that he would love to do sculpture and spray paint.  Street art is something C really did a lot of I guess and he also did sculpture. So he grabbed some books and the 2 of them looked at some styles a bit and made plans for when the weather will safely allow us to do some graffiti style art.  But when  I put KC to bed, he elaborated on his sculpture idea.

Every year when Rob goes to camp KC makes him a welcome back poster.  It obviously means something to Rob as he usually keeps it up for about 6 months.  This year, KC envisions making him a sculpture of Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton detective in a book Robbie adores.  I am not sure how to do that and will leave it to C to help that vision come to life.  But I love the fact that he plans so carefully to do something special for his big bro, and i love that I know Rob will truly enjoy it.

1 comment:

Sunday Koffron Taylor said...

that is so sweet i love it when my kids do nice things for eachother.

I am not a drop off parent either.