15 August 2009

A Portrait

Some artwork I did back in 4th grade, when I drew a lot and was also fascinated by the Plains Indians:

Sitting Bull, drawn in 1984 from an 1885 photo

I forgot about it for a good long while, until I stumbled across a photo on the Internet:

Sitting Bull in 1885 by D.F. Barry

The feather gives it away, I think. :)

Then, while sorting through lots and lots of old personal papers this past year, I came across my drawing again. In retrospect, looking at this and other drawings, I'm really not as good of an artist as I thought I was, and as everyone said I was. But I'm not too bad, either. Maybe I'll start drawing again someday.


neurondoc said...

You did that when you were 9? That's better than I can do now. I'd say you are a good artist...

Nathan said...

You were a frickin genius!

Eric said...

I'm sorry. This work contains insufficient dinsars for my own tastes.


mattw said...

That's much better than I could ever do!

CW said...

In Scotland, that feather means you are a direct descendant of a veteran of the Battle of Culloden.