Twelve Grumps of Christmas - Number Six, Snow Graffiti
December 8, 2010 9:27am CST
ok, drawing fertility symbols all over other people's cars, smiley faces on your own and building remarkably well-endowed snowmen was funny the first time. the first time was the start of the last ice age. isn't it getting a bit overdone now though? how do you feel about snow graffiti, cute and funny or the biggest cliche this side of an itv sitcom? and do you draw things in snow yourself?
8 Dec 10
Hi jb I remember I used to draw faces in winter in the window glasses with my finger. My mom hated it and always told me she´d have to clean the glasses later. Of course that was at the start of the last ice age, when I was about 5. But I promised (and kept my word) not to get mad at my own children for doing it. I think it´s in the DNA; every child does it and they don´t when they gorw, I don´t have the least interest now of drawing doodles anywhere. I don´t (or did) snow grafitti as we don´t have snow where I live. But who knows if I had... I limited my drawing to faces though. Maybe I´m too old and in those victorian times people were all prudes
• United States
8 Dec 10
I actually like it, although I guess that I am not as creative as some ... or perhaps I am more creative depending upon how you look at it. We don't usually build snowmen and snowwoman, as they really serve no purpose once they are completed. Instead, we build snow horses, snow forts, snow mountains, etc. and play with them once they are completed. We ride the snow horses, hide out in the snow forts, and climb the snow mountains to escape monsters or whatever our imagination contrives on any given day.
• Marion, Kansas
8 Dec 10
Hey, I missed number five. I am going to go on a search for it. No, I do not draw anything in snow. I usually just shovel the snow. What I like is a good fort or sculpture with colored water sprayed on it. Those are appropriate for kids, and that is who usually does them. No snow yet here for me to see what goes on this year though.
• Gold Coast, Australia
9 Dec 10
Hmm, If we had snow here, then I would probably indulge in some of that behaviour as it would be a novelty, but once the novelty wore off, I could imagine it getting old real fast! I have been to the snow here in Australia a few times and one time there was a huge snowman in a not so flattering position on all fours. As a young man at the time, it was hilarious, but I would hope not to find this sort of thing now while visiting the snow with my kids!
• Garden Grove, California
9 Dec 10
hi jb uh , snow graffiti in sunny cold Sputhern California cold enough' tonight to snow but it will not, about forty which is unusual for us here in California. So I cannot draw snow grafiti even if I wanted to' which I really do not. I did grow up in South Dakota which was snowy all winter long but I did not make any snow graffiti. just a few snow men and some snow forts so we could all have snow battles with snow balls.
• Boise, Idaho
9 Dec 10
I don't draw things in the snow. I used to do an occasional angel in the snow with the kids but don't even do that anymore. I don't think snow graffiti is nice. It is the season to be jolly not stupid. Sometimes it might be alittle funny and cute but it depends on what it is I guess.