May 05, 2014

Whale drawing

By Stowel Lake Farm

A few weeks ago I (Liz) was sitting around with some of the kids when Alex (who is 7) asked me if I could draw a blue whale. With pastels and paper right in front of me I could hardly refuse. So I drew my whale (he let me know when I missed fins and flippers) and then off he went and he has been drawing whales ever since – THE MOST BEAUTIFUL whales I have ever seen.
here are some of the first ones…
… and then the scenes and the whales evolved with big open mouths, baleen and the ocean…
… then the orcas appeared…
And there has been even more created since I’ve written this. Here’s Alex at work in his “studio”….