#3000Chairs and #BathBookBed

The months get busy, as so does school and drawing can be pretty hard to do when you've worked a whole day with Year 5's!

I try and draw every day, even if the drawings are bad. Sometimes, they are good and sometimes they are done with a strong meaning behind them.

The first drawing I produced was for the touching poem, "The Day the War Came" written by Children's author Nicola Davies (@nicolakidsbooks) and was about the 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian children to whom the UK government decided not to give a safe haven. Nicola Davies asked people who were outraged to draw, paint, visualise an empty chair and share it on Twitter using the hashtag #3000chairs. Illustrator Jackie Morris (@JackieMorrisArt) was the first one to do so and what a touching illustration it was.

I had a go and here is my contribution: