...but the latest development around here has really tugged at my heartstrings. This is Kingsley's first perceptible attempt at drawing figures. I actually started to tear up when he showed this to me. I thought it was so sweet and I was so excited that he was drawing faces and stick figures.
The figure at the bottom right is Kingsley. I don't know why he has so many eyes, but I like the hair. The figure to the left is a snowman. The figure above and center is Charlie. I asked Kingsley what was between Charlie's two legs and he replied, "the letter C, for Charlie"! I didn't ask him about the figure above his head, maybe a halo? Seriously, I will have to ask.
This picture was drawn the same day. The figure to the bottom right is Kingsley (again with several eyes). The figure in the center is Charlie. I asked him what all the other circle-type figures were and he replied, "backpacks".
This picture is from a few days ago. Our first family portrait. Charlie is upper left, Kingsley lower left, Papa lower right and Mama upper right. Kingsley then drew the figure to the right in brown and I asked him who that was and he replied, "Grandpa Ned".
This picture Kingsley painted yesterday. This picture is of Grandpa Ned (bottom) and Nana Rosey (upper). The figure to the left is Abby the dog (which actually belongs to his other set of grandparents).
The above picture Kingsley did today. The figure to the bottom left is Barka (his paternal grandfather) and the figure to the bottom right is Nana. The figure at the top is Abby the dog (Nana and Barka's big black lab). Kingsley is now incorporating arms into his figures. This is so fun! As long as our next family portrait doesn't look like this. (I love you Ashley and Jayda, I just really don't want to be depicted with horns).