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Thursday, March 23, 2006

Nash's Art Gallery is now Open


Art, by Nash
Originally uploaded by Nashtaters.
wow, can I just say..........wow. Our guy just amazed us last night. First time on Microsoft Paint, and he created this.

He drags the arrow to the color, clicks, says the color, goes up to the "paper" draws, then clicks and fills in and voila! His OT said he learned the click and drag in a week, and I didn't think he was ready yet. Bad momma to underestimate the Nashman!

6 comments:

Tara Marie said...

Wow Nash, that is just wonderful...so very colorful and lots of great shapes.

We love MS paint....and yes Momma,,,,never, ever, ever underestimate your young man!

So Nash,,,,now you have to make a picture for Emma Sage so we can frame it and hang it on her wall [which has the words, IMAGINE, DREAM, BELIEVE] written on it!

Big hugs to Nash from ES & TM

mum2brady said...

Wow Nash that is awesome! I love your use of colors :) And - to use the click and drag, that is definitely a milestone. Before your momma knows it, she's gonna have to give up her computer!!!!

I love it!!!

Nicole said...

Go Nash! We love you and ALL your gifts, for they are many! Nicole, Tarenne and the gang

Michelle said...

Now that is a painting worth framing!

Betsy said...

Wow...that is a beautiful picture!!

Our children see the world with such intrinsic beauty, that they are bound to be amazing artists.

We are lucky to have the chance to see the world through their eyes...

Betsy

Tammy and Parker said...

Jan, I just wanted you to know that I check in on you and Nash from time to time. Or should I say 'chex' in?

I hope that one day Parker will be able to do the things that Nash is so wonderfully mastering.