What an artist!

@ElicBxn (60884)
United States
August 1, 2009 3:47pm CST
Hard to believe he's only 6! Yes, only 6 yrs old! He's GREAT! I wish I had that kind of temperament! He really had a style. What do you think? you know any child prodigies? I wish I did! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1203226/Pictured-Incredible-watercolour-paintings-boy-aged-just-SIX.html
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@ANTIQUELADY (36488)
• United States
1 Aug 09
U are going to love my answer i'm sure.. the only one i know is my smart, good looking, fantastic 5 year old grandson. He does like to draw but he isn't well known. lol. Soory elic, i couldn't resist bragging on my favorite grandson.
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
1 Aug 09
hey, my mom was totally smitten with her grand daughter - brag away - but you can admire this youngsters work too
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@ANTIQUELADY (36488)
• United States
2 Aug 09
Of course i do. I love kids & anything they do special like that is great. how is your mom? Hope your weekend is going well.
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
2 Aug 09
Mom did okay this week, the weekend is going okay too - including the new kitten
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@AmbiePam (49482)
• United States
1 Aug 09
Wow! Those paintings are incredible. He has a long and storied career ahead of him. He could get into any art school right now.
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
1 Aug 09
Isn't that the truth - but I would be afraid that a school might try and change him from his "naive" style
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@camomom (7536)
• United States
5 Sep 09
That is AWESOME!!!! I wish I could do that well. I do not personally know any child prodigies.
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
5 Sep 09
I knew some really smart kids when I was a kid, but don't know any now, of course I barely know any kids these days
@camomom (7536)
• United States
5 Sep 09
I don't really know any either except family members.
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• United States
5 Sep 09
He is very good I must say. I looked and thought to myself WOW. Now I do not mean to brag but my almost 7 year old daughter can draw also. She draws so fast it would make your head spin. I have thought about posting her drawings online to see if anyone might be interested in buying them. Soon I will start a discussion about it here at mylot and I will try to remember to share the post with you. But yeah he will go great places with his work. I wonder if it is for sale already? Thanks for sharing that and happy mylotting as well.
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
5 Sep 09
yeah, I'd love to see them, maybe someday I'll find something besides my painting I can post of mine - don't off hand know where anything is at the moment...
@scififan43 (2440)
• United States
16 Aug 09
I have just looked at those pics, they are great. I is hard to belive that this young man is talleted in that level of painting.
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
16 Aug 09
isn't that amazing! I was astounded by his talent!
@drannhh (15229)
• United States
2 Aug 09
This is so much better than the drivel some of the art teachers put out at some of the places I've worked. What is most amazing about this youngster is that he not only has the ability to execute beautiful drawings and paintings, but that he already has his own recognizable style. That is the hardest thing to do in my opinion. Let us all hope that as he matures, adults are not able to suppress this wonderful creativity. Thanks much for a delightful and informative discussion
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
2 Aug 09
I agree, I hope his parents have the sense to continue to protect and nurture his gifts
@James72 (26829)
• Australia
2 Aug 09
Wow, what a talented young man and WAY ahead of his time! It's seeing things like this that honestly make me wonder more deeply about reincarnation! Let's hope that no one tries to commercialize and "educate" the little fellow too much.
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
2 Aug 09
apparently a family friend has been teaching him, and it seems she has a light touch - I hope they keep up the good work - I think his dad is in the art world, so he might have the good sense to leave well enough alone.
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• Australia
2 Aug 09
What an amazing artist he is! Only 6 and painting like a pro!!!! I wish I had 1/100 of his talent, because I'm not very good with visual art! A Canadian friend of mine's daughter had a story published when she was just 3. She told it to her mum who typed it, word for word, and it was amazing! She's almost 5 now, and planning on writing her own book! Wish I was that good at writing! LOL
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
2 Aug 09
That's amazing. Wonder what story that was - how cool!
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@dragon54u (31615)
• United States
2 Aug 09
That's really amazing! His pictures are beautiful and I hope he develops his talent. I love the colors and his style! My dad sent me an email about another amazing artist, Paul Smith, who made art with his typewriter. He had cerebral palsy and recently passed away but could do amazing things! If you're interested, you can see the pictures he made with the typewriter here: http://www.paulsmithfoundation.org/index.html
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
2 Aug 09
he's amazing too!
@BarBaraPrz (20077)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
2 Aug 09
OK, I'm never going to paint again...
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@ElicBxn (60884)
• United States
2 Aug 09
see, I want to pick up my paint brush again - he's awesome!
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@paula27661 (15899)
• Australia
3 Aug 09
That is a remarkable talent! He sure has a future with his art. I don’t know of any other children with gifts like that one. My seven year old daughter loves to draw and has won a couple of contests. She could learn a lot from his boy; what a talent!
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@Lakota12 (42684)
• United States
2 Aug 09
wow this kid is very good hope he keeps it up and becomes a great artist!
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@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
2 Aug 09
Yes I saw it here on the Morning TV and it is certainly awesome I really hope he keeps that Talent and gets far in Life, he has a lovely Gift there
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@nanajanet (4436)
• United States
2 Aug 09
That is totally amazing!! If anyone does not believe in a great being, this is proof, as only someone such as that could pass on such a gift.
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@polachicago (19075)
• United States
2 Aug 09
Amazing talent!!!. This boy knows how to paint and he is painting like mature artist with light strokes and incredible balance...watercolor is hard to paint... I do paint in oil, watercolor takes practice and he is doing amazing work.... My daughter was not yet walking but painting with pencil at when 10 months old, she get her first award at age of 4...and next at age of 7...
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@jillmalitz (5132)
• United States
2 Aug 09
That boy has some incredible talent. My mother was an artist and I can see that he is very good. I hope he continues to paint and grow into a really good artist.
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@pyewacket (44036)
• United States
2 Aug 09
Those watercolors are truly spectacular--those are definitely not fingerpaintings--I hope that kid keeps his artwork up in his later years. As for child prodigies... *coughs* I did my first oil painting when I was his age...six. My mother was an artist and I used to watch her paint so one day I asked if I could do an oil painting...I guess to amuse me she gave me one of her canvas boards and some paints she wasn't using..viola...I did a still life oil painting..unfortunately I don't have it anymore....lonnnnnnnggggggg story, but was one of many things I had to throw out due to....uh, cat damage
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2 Aug 09
Hi Elic, Wow, what an incredible talented little boy he is, he'll go far with this and I can see him selling many of his painting, I wouldn't mine buying one, they are just beautiful. Tamara
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