It isn't pretty when an adult BEGS a four year old.
I was under a deadline for a illustration AND I was also scheduled to care for my little friend all morning long. "Oh, god.......this isn't going to work...."
I gave her crayons and paper and told her i was going to be drawing too, and that until I was done, I could not talk to her.
How realistic is that? The room got very quiet. Miracles of miracles I finished my job sooner than I thought and could give her my attention.
She showed me her drawings of things she's seen in my office. One drawing was of the relief sculpture, Oasis, from my series "the Nature of Water".
Oasis looks like this:
Her drawing of it looks like this:
It was humbling and more than a little magical to understand how perceptive small folks are.