This painting is one of my favorites from the book. Not because I like how it
turned out, though I do, but because it is a painting of my friend's mom and the fun I had
I knew immediately on thumbnailing the
manuscript, that I wanted to use Mrs. Tanner as the Antique Lady. In the sketch for
this painting you can even tell it's supposed to be her.
I ended up using the REAL antique lady as the
"grandmother" for the book!