1st birthday keepsake | pencil drawing with finger print balloons
Size A3 30x42cm | 2013 | Anna Gilhespy
Something different for one-year old Max. I made a hand-drawn portrait with space for thumbprints from his family and friends. It created a really special activity at his first birthday party, for guests both young and old. Afterwards, I added the balloon strings, to complete this unusual “family” portrait: a unique personal memento which Max can treasure for years to come.
There are all sorts of ways to play with this theme. It doesn’t have to be a portrait – the drawing could feature your child’s favourite toy, or even a house, like in the Disney movie “Up”. Whatever you choose, I promise to make it… uplifting.
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