Thursday, July 15, 2010

"Mistress Mary, quite contrary"

In The Secret Garden, Mary Lennox starts as a sour little girl. Other kids tease her, chanting, "Mistress Mary, quite contrary." Then she finds a hidden garden to care for, and starts to open out in time with the roses. In a nice bit of reclaiming, she plants silver bells like those in the nursery rhyme.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Scene from The Secret Garden

In The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett, a British robin redbreast first draws Mary out of her shell.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Emerging Situation

Outtakes from a story tell a mini-story of their own:

Book Cover Practice 2

Great Expectations was one of my favorite books in Junior High. Here, I used a scene with Miss Havisham, Estella and Pip to make a mock book jacket:

Scenes from a Friendship


Swing Set