I was reading the book "Drawing on the Right
Side of the Brain" back when we had a daycare in our home. I wanted to
learn to draw. It was nap time and Meggers was 12. She got into some
kind of mischief and I made her sit in time out for a few
While she was sitting I sketched this picture of her sulking
using the technique taught in the book. It's my favorite picture I ever
drew. Haven't done another half as well since. It's pretty much the only drawing I ever did where you could tell who it was that I was drawing.
I can still see that
hat, the sloppy shirt of her brother's and the raggedy jeans. She was
giving me the "Big Ig". The girl made sulking an art form!
Someone suggested I use this image to create a character for a book. Actually that's not a half-bad idea.
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