Like I said, I am not an artist.
Now, Bright and I are very similar. Our idea of a good time is a wild round of hang man, or making tiresomely long lists of homonyms. Bright would forgo a video game for the opportunity to play with the spell check on Microsoft Office.
Not Zion. Zion is an artist.
The other day, while painting, he asked for permission to dump his brush water all over his paper. I thought to myself, 'That is going to ruin what he has made, not to mention make a huge mess of the room.' I gave him permission, anyway, and he was incredibly pleased with the results. It was exactly what he had envisioned, apparently.
"Look, Mama!" he proudly exclaimed, "here is my painting of Africa."