The Tears of Lil' Brave

A large part of a child's life is lived in a pretend world. This was true for Lil' Brave, the mightiest warrior of the fiercest tribe on the Great Plains. But, sometimes reality alights and deals a sting that overwhelms. That was the distress the son of Chief Moon Fire felt the day his arrow revealed a side to its nature that was not make-believe.

The canvas was covered in random strokes, then blended. Over this, only selected portions of the scene were painted using the Thick, Wet, Impasto brush in various width