my hour with my rosie - personal || vancouver photographer

today was student led open house at school…the kids have a stack of things to show their parents - work, art, projects - and talk about it all. most parents, i saw, were in there with their kid for about 20 minutes max.

my rosie does not know what a reader’s digest version is. can’t blame her..she didn’t fall far from the tree. :) i love details when telling stories..today i went in with just my iphone to take photos and listened to her intently. as i watched her explain and show my proudly her work, i was tearing up…here sat my little girl..showing me her notebooks or beautifully printed math and science…and reading her journals to me about her little life at school…and showing me her absolutely breathtaking artwork.

i sat there, keeping myself all together, so very, very proud.. rosie was very gracious as i kept taking photos of everything, “so daddy can see this too”…

and so i share the photos with you…my rosie.. :)

a blue washed sunflower painting…

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a sunflower poem…

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a postcard she made..front and back…

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cool colours and warm colours together..

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adorable sea animals..

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artwork inspired by a famous artist who does this sort of art..help me out?! terry something…?

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her picasso-inspired self portrait..

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a photo of her first nation long house…and her in the background.. :)

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gorgeous coloured totem poles they made (at this point i was informed that her teacher also had a major in fine art.. hello. perfect fit for muffy!)

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and so began the piles of work to share… :)

i love the “my dad makes good stew in the fall” bit.. chuckle..

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her anticipation towards our last trip to manila..

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such fun things to hear her read about..

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then she read about her mother - i almost cried… :)

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some more writings..

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one about her friend hannah who lives on a “farm”…

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seriously..her coloring is remarkable. i remember so clearly 3 or so years ago when she was so discouraged cuz she couldn’t color like caleb..cuz she was too small.. :)

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another project…she’s the hand artist in the family..ya think?! :)

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this is grade 4 math mom..and i can do it”, said my proud 3rd grader.. :)

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the ME poster was fun.. she made this at the beginning of the school year…

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seriously?!!!! my 8 year old has year goals?? i gotta learn something from this chicken..

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is she not adorable!??! :)

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she read these 10 things with MUCH enthusiasm it made me giggle.. :)

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FIREWORKS!

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cool painting..

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pastel art which i TOTALLY loved! a framer! :)

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her beautifully coloured totem pole from that earlier photo..

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tulips - my favorite flower… :)

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i am framing this bad boy when it comes home.. (or maybe i’ll wait til we move!) it is absolutely stunning..

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and her turtle!?! hello! framing also!

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it was such an awesome hour..and so i am sharing it with Lover and with you.. xoxo

5 comments

Chris
beautiful! :) im sure you are very proud...
Cathy Empey
Your girl is talented just like her Mom! Love your new blog too! I think the artist is Ted Harrison. http://www.tedharrison.ca/index.html
tracey heppner
tracey heppner
@cathy - yes ted harrison! thank you! :) loving the new blog as well!! :) :) @chris - so proud.. :) xo
Summer
Tracey, she is an AMAZING artist. I loved so many of them and it really made me smile to see the honest and happy thoughts of a child. If she decides to sell her artwork you let me know :-)
tracey
tracey
@summer - it just POURS out of her.. i have a blog for her - check it out - http://rosieheppner.myfotojournal.com xoxo

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