9.04.2014

lamp of epic

It's not always easy to engage boy child in a craft. But, I've discovered, toys + hot glue + spray paint is an irresistible combination.

We always have a few toys from the thrift store laying about.

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The lamp was also purchased at the thrift store for a few dollars.

Below is boy child's pondering face.  Each toy was placed carefully with great thought put into balance and overall aesthetics. 

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Spray paint found on sale at the hardware last week.

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And together they make boy child's lamp of epic-ness. 

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6 comments:

  1. He did an amazing job! The one word that comes to mind is EPIC!

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  2. Seriously?
    This is absolutely amazing, this does not look like a kid made it. I have a list of grown men who would stand in line to buy this. 10 bazillion points to your little man child.

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  3. Awesome! Have you seen Kris Kuksi's work? He does massive assemblages and they are pretty big in the art world, even inspiring the intro to the series Black Sails. He used to have a studio in my town but has since moved to another town in Kansas. Anyway, boy child's work reminded me very much of this!

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  4. This is totally cool! And what a neat idea to use all those useless "happy meal" toys or other cast offs.

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  5. Whoa! That is genius and definitely worthy of the title Epic!!! Great work, it looks incredible!

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