and secondly I'm stunned about the remarkable resemblance!
Did you have a sixth sense - or what?
Actually, I don't know why exactly I had always imagined Sméagol/Gollum as being a really emaciated pale little guy (more than being a sort of monster-frog like the Rankin bass had presented, or a small green-grey famished cat-looking thingy as the designRalph Bakshi had used in his movie)...
I recall watching those versions as a little child , long ago, after having read the book, ...and thinking "Nice, but THAT'S NOT my Sméagol"...
I think it is neat that you found your first Smeagol/Gollum drawings!
I particularly like the way you drew his feet, for some reason! That is some good anatomy too, really good for an 8 year old!
I don't have any drawings from when I was 8.(fire) Anyway, I remember getting in trouble with my 3rd grade teacher for drawing on my class and homwork. I drew turtles and other animals everywhere! LOL!
Fire. Yes. Both tragic and a blessing. I will spare you.
Lol! Feet are sometimes a challenge to draw. Not for you! Not even at 8!
I liked most of my teachers...that 3rd grade teacher was a bitch though. It wasn't disrespect for me-I just couldn't help myself. Paper+pencil= draw!
I went to school in San Antonio when I was in third grade. My school was mostly Hispanic. Your reasons for your teacher not liking you-was the very same reason my 3rd grade teacher didn't like me.
I am white, She was Mexican. She was as terrible to me. I had a White teacher that was mean as hell to me to though. I can't see myself bieng a bad kid. What did I do?
White people always get accussed of bieng rascist.
Rascism(I can't spell it right now!) happen to everyone. Rgardless of who we are.
I am sorry that you had to put up with a hateful teacher. It hurts a child to have to deal with an adult who mistreats them. Maybe they are people that deserve to be forgotten?
So awesome! I'm glad you found these.
If that's not awesome on a first drawing then I don't know what is, not everything is about technique, sometimes is all about deciding to take a leap of faith and show feeling from the very start.