Posted on November, 11 at 9:44 am
A five-year-old girl has created artwork that has been likened to Monet and sold to art collectors worldwide.
Iris Grace started painting as a form of therapy to help her overcome her autism after she was diagnosed with the condition in 2011.
Up to then, she was unable to speak or play with her parents and showed “obsessive behaviours”, while not wanting to socialise with other children.
But when she started to paint, an unpredicted marvel appeared before her parents’ eyes as she began to express herself through her art.
“Her autism has created a style of painting which I have never seen in a child of her age. She has an understanding of colours and how they interact with each other. She beams with excitement and joy when I get out the paints, it lifts her mood everytime,” said Iris’s mother Arabella Carter-Johnson.
Iris has an impressive collection that has been…
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