I'm mostly happy with it. The plants and patterns on the trees were fun to do and I think successful. Jody, the son, I'm not thrilled with. I worry that maybe he looks a bit too cartoony? I do like how the silhouetted framing worked out though.
Its one of those pieces I could have fiddled with forever. Fortunately, I was under the gun-- the deadline is today-- so I had to commit to something. Which is good thing in my book.
Anyways, the main thing is that hypothetically the wonderful Tomie dePaola will actually look at something I drew! Which I get shivers thinking about. Strega Nona!
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