Jenna Bush Hager and her mother Laura Bush went on The Tonight Show to promote a children’s book they wrote about appreciating nature—an interesting sentiment, considering their family’s ties to the oil industry—and ended up chattin’ about another thing they appreciate: dad’s childlike, nightmarish paintings.

George W. Bush, whose passion for art was discovered in 2013 when a hacker unearthed several astonishing self-portraits of the ex-POTUS in the shower and bath, has evidently ignored the haters and continues to tear it up in the studio.

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“He’s doing a lot of painting,” Laura Bush said of her husband, adding that “you’ve only seen the very early ones.” Sure, Laura.

Jenna added: “There was actually a period where he only communicated through his ‘art.’ He would send Barbara and me a text that said ‘Going on an airplane’ and would do a stick figure of an airplane.” From there, apparently “it took off,” which is how this happened.

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“Well maybe for the next book, he has to do at least one in there,” Fallon said politely, showing a copy of Our Great Big Backyard.

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“Well, he doesn’t really do drawings like this,” answered Laura.

“No, these are amazing, these are fantastic,” agreed the host.

In the words of Dubya:

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