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FEBRUARY 16, 2007
Lifetime themes
Reading Cathleen's post about her early artistic origins got me thinking about my own. Here is my earliest surviving drawings from around '55 when I was 5. Done in my 'Children's Guide to the Catholic Mass'.
I remember sitting on the kneeler and drawing in it while using the pew seat for a desk. Devils, Death and Reptiles still appear in my art to this day but bowls of fruit seem to have been abandoned.

My epiphany occurred when I asked my dad who drew architectural plans to draw me a person, thinking he would draw something great I could then copy. Well all he drew, to my disappointment was little more than a stick figure! I remember thinking " I can do better than that". Thanks Dad.
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