JUVENILIAGee whiz, I drew a lot as a kid.
Of all the stuff I've found in the last week, of all the art in my archives, I think I'm digging this lion the most.
Six months earlier, the Huntington Beach Public Library picked my bookmark design for distribution but it's a terrible picture.
Apparently, the concept of perspective was completely lost on me.
My mother could be volatile, so I drew a bunch of pictures to keep her happy. Christ, what a suck-up!
I definitely remember this:
She did wear her hair like that, though.
I don't know what I was thinking with this picture, drawing my father as some kind of dandy. And dancing with Snoopy, no less!
What a crazy kid I was.
I encouraged my own kids to draw and we spent a lot of time drawing together. I didn't save every drawing, but I sure have a lot of them.
This is one Sara did: