How My 4-Year-Old Helped Me Create Something Extraordinary

Posted by Spike Design & Build, Just plain cool

Inspiration comes in some very surprising forms. Sometimes though you need to pay attention and not go with your first lizard brain reaction.

One day, while my daughter was happily distracted with her own marker drawings, I decided to risk pulling out a new sketchbook I had special-ordered. It had dark paper, and was perfect for adding highlights. I had only drawn a little in it, and was anxious to try it again, but knowing my daughter’s love of art supplies, I knew if I wasn’t sly enough, I might have to share. (Note: I’m all about kid’s crafts, but when it comes to my own art projects, I don’t like to share.) Since she was engrossed in her own project, I thought I might be able to pull it off.  Read more from Mica Angela Hendricks

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