“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away” – Pablo Picasso
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been making and drawing things for other people and giving them away as gifts. I really enjoy the challenge of coming up with an idea of a drawing or painting that I think the person would A: like and B: suit their personality.
If you’ve ever received a present that was handmade by me, I hope you realised that it was my way of saying: “I care about you. Thank you for being in my life.”
Or…maybe it just meant, “Sorry, I didn’t have enough time or money to buy you a proper present!”
Either way, I would much rather give and receive thoughtful and heartfelt presents, handmade or not.
Here are some of my favourite gifts I’ve made for my friends and family in recent years.
Did you like the gifts I’ve made? Which one was your favourite?