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My daughter got some window markers for her birthday. Dad promptly drew a fish on the window. She decided a few days later she wanted it colored in. So she and I colored it in. Well, she got sad when we said it would, eventually, have to be washed off. So Dad drew another, larger one on her wall that I just finished painting:

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Rosehawk

Asked by Rosehawk at 4:45 PM on Apr. 8, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • She picked all the colors too.
    Rosehawk

    Comment by Rosehawk (original poster) at 4:46 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • Too cute!
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 4:49 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • Cute!
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 4:53 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • What a great idea!
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 4:54 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • I'm now waiting for the paint to dry and for Dad to get home. I think I'm going to have him go around it with a Sharpie to define it a bit more. I'm also considering using some white paint to remark the lines on the bottom fin.

    It took me about 2 hours to paint it. It's a good 2 feet from tail to eye. I did it all with a 1 inch paint brush too. BOY that took a LOT of focus and concentration. I wanted it to look good for her. She was SHOCKED when she saw it; just stopped dead in the middle of her room staring at it.
    Rosehawk

    Comment by Rosehawk (original poster) at 4:55 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • That's so cute! What a cool thing to do! :)
    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 5:10 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • Very cool!
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 5:16 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • Wow, and I bet her reaction made all your painstaking care even more worthwhile!

    Sounds like she is very pleased.
    girlwithC

    Answer by girlwithC at 5:28 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • That's cool you found a way to accommodate your daughter's wish to keep the picture.

    Never heard of window markers. Do they wash? Do they make a big mess, or can they be done nicely by small children? My daughter would love drawing on the windows.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 5:41 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

  • I love it! So cute and colorful.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 5:57 PM on Apr. 8, 2013

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