15" x 22", watercolour, 2002, not available
Part of the series of young kids using their imagination and fantasizing about adventure. An important aspect of this series was having the images of the kids and their fantasies breaking out of the borders.
This is Alex reading about the American Revolutionary War. Why not a Canadian historical subject? Beats me. I'll get to it eventually.
Again, I think I used black ink for the outline around the boy.
I think Alex turned out well and I like the nice and delicate variation of sunlight (on the book, especially), but I know I could now do a better job on the soldiers; I wanted chaotic warring action, but I think I just got a bit of a chaotic mess.