Wednesday, April 29, 2009

How to Paint a Portrait of a Bird

How to Paint a Portrait of a Bird
illustration and translation by Mordica Gerstein, written by Jacques Prevert...

a quiet, peaceful, reflective story about the wonder of art and creativity...a gem.

A child wakes up, puts up an easel, picks up a brush, and paints ~ a perch, green leaves, the smell of the sunshine and the flowers, the warmth of the sun and the sound of the summer breeze, the songs of the bees and butterflies ~ and a bird comes to the child and sings...

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