Truly, creativity has no age limits.
The artist picked up her new interest after watching other local women doing the same over the years. We’re not sure what is more impressive — the beautiful floral creations, or the way in which the nonagenarian is happy to climb a rickety old ladder onto scaffolding to complete the task.
There is no question Kašpárková has talent. Her attention to detail is incredible — most of us couldn’t attain this level of symmetry without a stencil, and even then! With a small brush in hand, she just lets her designs, based on traditional Morovian artwork, flow freely. The result is stunning. The white-painted homes have a new lease of life thanks to the vibrant motifs adorning their facades. Although the grandma has received widespread acclaim, she insists: “I am an artist,” adding “I just enjoy it and I want to help.”
As winter creeps in, Kašpárková takes the opportunity to get some well-earned rest, while probably thinking up some new patterns for the coming year. Of course, her story is a fine reminder that we’re never too old to start something new, but it is also a wonderful example for younger villagers to see how we should care for our surroundings, and even those of our neighbors, at any age.
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