12.08.2005

Ava Thursday: Doggie in a Truck


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My mom came up some time ago and handed me this little yellow piece of paper that came from a notepad. "Here, I thought you might like to put this on 'Ava Thursday.' Ava drew this while in my car when she last came to visit me."

A doggie in a truck, with his tail wagging. Something so simple, yet so effective. This tells a story in one frame -- no other drawing is needed. A fun little doodle by a fun little 5 year-old girl.

I love how she drew the motion lines for the dog's tail, showing that it's wagging, and how his paws go over the side of the truck. Classic.

7 comments:

  1. She drew it *in the car*? Boy! Your daughter is amazing.

    I also love how the dog's head is up into the wind...it can't be a happy coincidence, that's observation/feeling. She's got the "pup in a car on a trip" thing down cold! How old is she again? ; )

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  2. She's 5. "AND A HALF" she reminds me, eyes glaring.

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  3. A great one, Ava! I draw my trucks the same way, but I wish i could draw dogs that well. ;-)

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  4. hey - how cute! amazing she did the tail wagging!

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