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ReMonstered: Rawr by Nate, age 5

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Another Monster Monday, and another Monster! Five year old Nate sent in his masterful creation: Rawr. Nate and his younger brother both sat down to draw up some monsters for me and you’ll those in the coming weeks. Nate had quite a few things that needed mentioning: RAWR DESCRIPTION Rawr because he likes to scare people Lives in walls and can punch his way out Invisible Eats people after he scares them, with his extenda arms There was also follow up instructions: Nate needed me to know that the eyes are glued on. Here’s the awesome drawing of ‘Rawr’ from...

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ReMonstered: Wrecker the Robot by Ignatius, Age 5

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Ignatius, age 5, was the second to send in a ‘monster’ – a robot by the name of ‘Wrecker’. Wrecker is pretty decked out. Ignatius spared no expense when constructing his pod of destruction.  Wrecker Description: Here’s the description I was given with his drawing: robot monster named “Wrecker”. teeth, nose, eyes robot system on stomach gun on arm axe on arm pickaxe on arm lots of wires coming out of it throwing pick arm – throws out and attaches, then comes back hypnotism leg with a spiky wrecking ball hanging from it laser stick leg he can turn into...

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ReMonstered: Sky Robot Monster by Levi, Age 3

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Levi, who’s not quite 3 yet, was the first one to submit an idea for ReMonster. I’m hoping to make this an ongoing series of experiments with drawing – giving myself the theme of interpreting people’s ideas for monsters, aliens and robots gives me a little spark of inspiration to work with so I can focus on trying out different mediums, approaches and styles. I really like the idea of starting out with using the ideations of kids for these monsters and robots, because I think it challenges me on a couple of different levels. Kids are completely unbounded of...

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