Sunday, August 10, 2014

Dearly Departed Drawings ~ Neil {day 222}

Worked on Neil today.  Darkening tones and shadows.  A bit of work on Ben's stripey tee as well.

As I readied to write today's post my brother shot through my mind.  So, when was the last time you were brave?  For me it's today. 

Did you know I have a brother?  Most people don't.  I guess I don't talk about it.  We don't really talk to each other.  I don't know why.  I just know it's been like that for a very long time.  I mean we give each other hugs, say hello, cordial things.  But I crave a deeper relationship with my brother.  I refuse to accept excuses on why we aren't closer.  We could be closer if we both desired to do so.  My heart will always be open.  When he is ready too, maybe someday we can heal all that is broken.  For now I will just remain.

We don't always get the chance to have a close relationship with our family, sometimes they are gone before we can get to know them.  Sometimes we never even get to meet them.  I was excited to draw brothers.  It means so much to me to draw them together.  I want to be able to know my brother.

I will always love him

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