A few weeks ago I decided, instead of reading a story before bed, Lucy and I would make one up. We'd draw a little comic. She'd tell me what happens in the story and I'd draw it. I wasn't sure how well it would go. She is(was) only 2 years old after all. I wasn't sure I'd get a single page done. I found pretty quickly that we weren't going to get anything done if I didn't let her draw some of it. So I let her draw some of it, which is mostly just scribbling. The collaboration has gone much better than I had expected. I'm really liking this comic, so much so that I decided to start coloring it and make it a real thing.
My goal is to get enough story done to fill a nice hard back book that I will then get printed for her to have forever. But for her birthday I decided that I would at least get the first chapter all done and printed for her.
The book is called "The Adventures of Lucy and Friends"
The first chapter is called "The Three Bunnies"
It's 10 pages.
And it's one of my favorite things I've ever worked on.
I might eventually want to put this stuff up online. I'm not sure, but I do want to share a few pages with you guys.
Here are pages 5,6, and 10. (I'm going to get Lucy to do a little coloring on this first panel on page 5)
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