Clearly I’m still a new parent because I’m encouraging my kids to make art. I understand that before long, we’ll be buried under more objet d’art than you could shake a paintbrush at, but for now, the kids rolled up their smock sleeves and made some art for Father’s day.

Father's Day art for daddy

The labels read:

Claire Mary Catherine Donohue
Da Da
(Study in Applesauce)
Applesauce and food coloring

Lachlan John Donohue
For Daddy
(I Wanted to Eat This)
Applesauce and food coloring

First masterpiece

The artist as a young girl

The artist doing a quality check of his medium

Lachie tests his medium, which is dyed applesauce.