Learning to Trace

The Zoo Cage Prophet


Last updated 10/12/2014 at 8:17pm

Indian Life files

"You do a great job at tracing this picture off the master. But to do this you must follow each line, curve, turn, and twist the master has to offer...If you decide to not follow the master's perfect lines, the result will be a mess, and not like the master."

I could see he was sad, almost depressed. He wore it heavy on his eyes. Even his walk indicated that not all was well.

I didn't know much about who Max was. Although I would see him almost daily, I had never really had a real conversation with him. However, I did know two important facts about Max: he was a believer in Christ, and he wasn't much of a talker. So it was a surprise to me when he walked up to me and tried to sell me a greeting card.

"I didn't know you draw!" I said with genuine interest, as I looked at the two cards he was selling.

"Not much of an artist, more like a good trace...

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