• Beginner's Drawing Kits

    One year ago - By Gurney Journey

    Toy Collector Mel Birnkrant shares his copy of the Donald Duck Paint and Crayon Set. It came with a paint brush, mixing cups, 8 wax crayons, a blackboard, chalk, die-cut figures that could stand up, an elaborate "parade of characters" and a set of premixed colors that included "sky blue," "sea blue" and "blazing red." .
    I didn't have access to anything like that as a kid, but my mom let me try out her oil painting kit, which always sat in a closet as a reminder that she once had painted. The idea that both my parents had at one time tried painting impressed me greatly, even though they...
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