Father’s Day is coming up and you’re scratching your head, why not get him something unique, original and priceless?! Something that will last several lifetimes, something that can be passed down from generation to generation, something to remember his legacy by. Scroll through the top 10 fatherly characters below, which painting resembles your dad the most?
Above is my Polar Bear Fishing, perfect for the fisher, and perfect for the resilient type -this polar has adapted to climate change quite nicely, thriving even! You can find this cheeky, son of a B, one-of-a-kind original painting on my Etsy page: https://www.etsy.com/au/listing/534199769/polar-bear-fishing
He comes in a coffee mug too, a perfect way to start his day: https://society6.com/product/polar-bear-fishing_mug?sku=s6-8416710p30a27v199
Maybe dad loves cottage life, if so get him a lifetime of vacationing by the dock: https://www.etsy.com/sg-en/listing/201310634/self-induced-sabbatical
This painting is one of the last from this time period in my development as a painter. Inspired by a day on mushrooms hanging out by the dock, a perfect summer day by the water, now you can share it and spend a forever here with the pops!
Maybe dad enjoys a good BBQ, perfect for entertaining summer parties. Great for the man cave also, this juicy jumbo is cute and sweet and even comes with ketchup and mustard, she is one Hot Babe 🐷 https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/201313136/hot-babe
Does father like fast cars? Does he love to be behind the wheel? To be fair -who doesn’t? A family of ferrets going for a cruise in the Furry Ferrari, original painting is long gone, but prints available: https://www.saatchiart.com/print/Painting-Furry-Ferrari/672002/2109052/view You can just feel his fur flapping in the wind, he’ll love it for sure!
Maybe papa prides himself as man of the house, master of his domain, and king of the castle. This one’s for the more majestic approach, complete with crown, staff and cape and decked out in his jewels and armour, he even has a sidekick on his shoulder. This dad commands glory and attention! Original painting long gone but art prints available https://society6.com/product/crocodile-kng_print?sku=s6-10848249p4a1v45
It even comes as a wall tapestry for a more epic experience or how bout a lap top sleeve for the more tech savvy guy?
Does dad wear cologne? You could get this Salvador-Dali-inspired, very manly scent for him😂 They say Dali used to smear goat dung on himself to attract the ladies, so I figured why not a fishy cologne? Sure to help him attract and win friends! Original at https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/412734458/leau-de-poisson?ref=shop_home_active_44
Maybe the patriarch is your classic working stiff, grinding the 9 to 5, putting up a good fight and providing for his family -nothing wrong with that. He works hard and puts in an honest day’s work, this is one of my personal favourites. Original taken but prints available https://www.saatchiart.com/print/Painting-Blob-Fish-Going-To-Work/672002/2132045/view
Perhaps daddy’s more of a woodsmen and enjoys the great outdoors. In which case you’re in luck because now you can bring the great outdoors, indoors! He’ll love the fresh air and oh my that scenery will keep him chipper. Original painting still available! https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/415305344/indoor-landscape-painting?ref=shop_home_active_39
If the old man is more like your saviour in a snow storm then the Bison TV will be hard to beat. Always there to dig you out of trouble with a cup of hot cocoa, he is reliable, dependable, and a great source of warmth on a cold day. Tell him how much your appreciate his efforts by showing him! Original is still around: https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/401130607/bison-tv?ref=shop_home_active_55
Finally, if he’s anything like my own dad or the father of my baby to be, he’s really into raccoons and night vision! One of the favourites among the father figures in my family is the Radioactive Racoon! We just can’t get enough of these sociable critters that travel in packs, but also we’re cute when we raid the kitchen at night. Original available: https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/626129413/radioactive-raccoon-20?ref=shop_home_active_12 and prints too: https://society6.com/product/radioactive-raccoon_print?sku=s6-10848196p4a1v45
He also comes with spilt beer and snacks!
Well there you have it, the top 10 fatherly types from the Lisa Ng Art World Universe. Each one is an ode to a fatherly figure of one type or other. Give dad the gift of art, he will surely remember and treasure it forever!