I have been slowly commissioning affordable custom portraits of my son. My plan is to have a gallery of framed drawings, paintings, sketches and silhouettes of my son at different ages in childhood. I have several already, mostly from artists found on Etsy. Here’s a recent find.
I haven’t done this in a while, but I’m so moved by this video posted to YouTube. It’s a father and his young daughter singing a cover duet of Home originally by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros. Their body language, the way the daughter rests her elbow on dad, looks to him for encouragement [...]
If you have been reading along with me all year, some of these gift items may not surprise you. These are items I would either buy myself or own already. Some were sent to me as press samples (which I note below) and others were bought with my own money. Hope you like these ideas and Happy Holidays!